Saturday, August 19, 2006

How To Build A Medical Spa Inside Your Existing Practice

As an addition to medication, psychosocial treatments-including certain forms of psychotherapy (or "talk" therapy) are helpful in providing support, education, and guidance to people with bipolar disorder and their families. Studies have shown that psychosocial interventions can lead to increased mood stability, fewer hospitalizations, and...
The physicians conundrum: Everywhere, physicians are contemplating or engaged in expanding into the “medical spa” market. Seduced by the media buzz around this hot new phenomenon, many doctors see the medical spa as a means boosting their income and eliminating the growing grind and countless headaches of their daily practice. They read about...
Health care costs are now approaching 15% of our national economy and the economic repercussions have been felt by most American families as employers are unwilling to absorb the bulk of the health care cost burden.

In 2004, employer health insurance premiums increased by 11.2% - nearly four times the rate of inflation. The annual premium for...


Based on a comparison of health care systems in six nations, the
2005 Commonwealth Fund International Health Policy Survey found
that America led the rest in inefficient care and medical errors.

Improper Treatment 34 Percent of the Time

Researchers interviewed patients who had a serious condition
that required intense medical treatment or had been admitted to
a hospital for a condition other than a routine
pregnancy. Patients in this country received the wrong
medication,...



Baseball Fielding Drills: Bucket BallBy: Dave ColeBucket BallBucket Ball is a fun fielding drill that not only gives the kidsa lot of practice catching ground balls, but also keeps theminterested and motivated.Choose two captains, then let...Baseball Fielding Drills: Bucket Ball