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Hospital Hospitality: Keeping Patients Satisfied

Healthcare consulting is a highly competitive business. According to Hospital & Health Networks Magazine, it’s a $20 billion business, with the big bucks going to consultants in mergers and expansions and, of course, those who consult on increasing revenues. Take Medical Information Technology, Inc., known in the industry as MEDITECH, whose combined revenues in 2015 were $475.5 million with about 3,750 people on their payroll. Companies who consult on how to improve patient satisfaction aren’t making that kind of money, but at least they are out there, and some hospitals are taking their advice. Hospital patients and, by extension, their families are consumers just like people who go to restaurants or order stuff on Amazon.com. These retailers spend lots of money wooing consumers and...

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Hypospadias: symptoms, causes and cures

Hypospadias is a condition where the opening of the urethra is not located at the tip of the penis. Instead, the opening is located somewhere else, in one of three places: near the head of the penis, at the midshaft, or beneath the scrotum. Hypospadias in Perth more commonly occurs near the head of the penis or at the mid-shaft. Occurrences of this condition near the scrotum or extremely rare. The condition can be extremely debilitating and distressing for children, so the problem should be fixed as soon as possible. When Does Diagnosis Occur? Most cases will be diagnosed at the hospital once the newborn son has undergone a thorough post-birth examination. Doctors will then be able to decide what the best course of action is in order to solve the problem as efficiently as possible....

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Fearful of Dentists? Many Choose Sedation

Tooth cavities, or dental caries as they are known in dentistry, are a disease that can easily be thwarted, cured and prevented by making regular trips to the dentist. The bottom line is that everyone needs a dentist. So why do so many people fear going to one, even willing to put up with toothaches and gap-toothed smiles? One answer to placating the fear and trembling of getting a tooth extracted, cavity filled, even teeth cleaned is sedation dentistry. According to the Consumer Guide on Dentistry, an estimated 30 percent of Americans avoid going to a dentist due to anxiety and even outright fear known as dental phobia. Some only make emergency visits, which are the most stressful of all,  and others choose, as adults, not to go at all, resigning themselves to losing all their teeth and...

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