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Essential Home Medical Items Needed During a Freeze

January 25, 2023

Ensure your home first-aid kit is prepared for the next winter freeze with the right medical supplies. During times of extremely cold weather or a winter freeze, staying healthy and safe may present a challenge. Slippery roads, power outages, freezing temperatures, and so much more are what some people face once their area is under…

Mental Health Boosting Food

Food That Boosts Mental Health

January 19, 2023

Implement food that boosts mental health into your daily life for a simple way to participate in National Self-Love Month this year. For many, a new year marks new beginnings – a time for a fresh start and alignment in day-to-day life. Many do this by setting goals and resolutions to implement into their life…

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Difference Between Outpatient and Inpatient Medical Services

January 11, 2023

Will your hospital procedure require you to stay overnight? In a hospital, the terms inpatient and outpatient are often used when referring to the type of procedure or services a patient receives. It is essential for you to know the difference between the two types of care to understand what to expect during and after…

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The Health and Wellness Checklist for 2023

January 6, 2023

New year, healthier you! Discover 10 essential tips for maintaining health and wellness in 2023. Over the next month, thousands will participate in the typical new year activities – buying a new planner with the new calendar year, creating a vision board that maps out the year ahead, and writing a list of resolutions to…

Severe burn injury prevention

Prevent Burn Injuries

December 30, 2022

Avoid hazardous burn injuries with essential safety tips and learn the correct time to go to the ER based on burn severity.  We see it happen every year. Hundreds of thousands of patients of all ages are admitted to the hospital with burn injuries – ranging from minor to severe. With the right prevention, you…

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Emergency Room vs. Urgent care: Where should I go?

December 15, 2022

Determine if an ER or Urgent Care is the right choice for you in a sudden medical situation. When you’re suddenly feeling sick or have an unexpected injury, you have many options for “immediate” care – the emergency room, an urgent care facility, or a free-standing clinic. Do not let the challenge of choosing what…

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Winter Holiday Safety Tips to Avoid a Trip to the ER

December 9, 2022

Keep you and your loved ones out of the ER this holiday season with some prevention tips on some of the most common holiday accidents and injuries.   This time of year brings joy, cheer, and festivity for most of us. The weather grows colder, nights grow longer, and every time we turn around, it’s…

ER Laboratory

What Are Emergency Room Laboratory Services

December 2, 2022

Explore the benefits of on-site laboratory services in micro-hospitals. Did you know you could visit your neighborhood emergency room for just laboratory services only?  There is no denying the vital component laboratory services play in an emergency room. Emergency rooms provide a wide range of medical services and treat various illnesses with different levels of…

Elf on The Shelf

Elf on the Shelf Doctor’s Note

December 1, 2022

Parents, get your official Elf on the Shelf doctor’s note today and get 3 days off from all elf duties! Calling all Elf on The Shelf Parents!  It’s that time of year again. Hanging lights, preparing a gift list for Santa, hot chocolate, and of course, your child’s favorite – Elf on the Shelf. Over…

How the No Surprises Act Affects Patients

November 30, 2022

As always, we aim to have full transparency with our community and educate our patients on changes in the healthcare industry. In accordance with the Federal No Surprises Act of 2022, you will notice a change in your Explanation of Benefits (EOB). We honor in-network benefits so your EOB will now reflect an adjusted median…