Anxiousness
Women that need help with conception and seek Infertility centers to help start their family, can encounter anxiety, sadness, and depression.  According to an article in the New York Times, some studies compared the stress from infertility to...
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Anxiousness
Approximately 2 million MRI procedures cannot be completed worldwide due to patient anxiety disorders or claustrophobia. With an average reimbursement of $500 (U.S.) per MRI scan, this is equal to $1 billion in lost productivity. On average, 2.3% of...
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Anxiousness
Moms-to-be experience many emotions when laboring. Feeling scared, anxious, and overwhelmed is normal… but overall, if the baby is healthy – the parents will feel joy. The birthing center within a hospital is where the family’s care begins. Since...
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Anxiousness
The quest for higher patient satisfaction scores seems to be the holy grail of healthcare these days. Or is it more a catch 22?  Enacted in 2012, the Affordable Care Act implemented a policy that withholds a certain percentage of...
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Anxiousness
For my son Tanner, it was going to be a really fun summer, the one between high school and college when all the friends are together for one more season.  It wasn’t.   On June 10th 2017, Tanner wasn’t in a crosswalk when he was hit by the car....
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Anxiousness
Breast Biopsies can be very stressful for patients. Although it is a minor procedure, it is a major event to the patient. Many patients are mothers or grandmothers and worry about their family’s fate if a cancer is detected.  In their April 10,...
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Anxiousness
Treatments, regular testing, coping with symptoms of the disease, and side effects from medication can drain cancer patients both physically and emotionally. Radiation oncology providers are keenly aware of this and strive to help reduce the stress,...
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Anxiousness
Did you know that close to 2 million MRI exams are aborted each year due to patient anxiety or claustrophobia across the globe?   That's a lot of lost scans resulting in $1 billion annually in lost productivity to the imaging facility, not to mention...
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Anxiousness
When you give birth and become a mom, you can most likely recall the sound of the first cry, glimpse, and embrace of your baby.  If you are like me… you also remember the great and not-so-great experiences during your hospital stay.  I...
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