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This is the collection of Medical posts.

Why Quality Clinical Documentation Matters

Patients seek medical care hoping for a high-quality experience across the board. Offering a diagnosis, treatment plan, and path for the future are a few ways to ensure your patients get what they need. However, quality clinical documentation is also…

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What Is Value-Based Care?

Value-based care is an emerging framework that pays medical providers based on a patient’s health outcome. It differentiates itself from other popular models such as FFS by focusing on quality rather than quantity of service provided. Traditionally, hospitals and healthcare…

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Thyroid Ultrasound: What You Should Know

The thyroid gland is one of many glands that make up the endocrine system. When functioning properly, the thyroid gland releases two hormones that regulate how much energy the cells in our body uses. These hormones are called thyroxine (T4)…

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Cancer Genetics: The Relationship Between Genes and Cancer

There’s an important relationship between genetics and cancer, even if we don’t understand the exact nature of the relationship. The ability of genes to cause cancer probably comes to mind when considering the correlation of cancer genetics. Still, most people…

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What Are Carcinogens?

It’s natural to worry about the potential hazards of the substances in the environment — especially those that cause cancer. Genetics, lifestyle choices, environmental exposures can play a role in developing cancer. Still, it’s hard to pinpoint why one person…

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7 Cancer Warning Signs

As with any disease or illness, the earlier treatment begins, the better the chance of full recovery. In many ways, this is no truer than when speaking of cancer. Some examples of early-stage cancer symptoms can include fever, abnormal lung…

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What Are Clinical Trials?

You’ve probably heard the term “clinical trial” before, but you may not know what it is or if it’s an option for you. Clinical research is a type of medical research aimed at helping people who have been diagnosed with…

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