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COVID Testing Explained: Mary Ellen Pratt, FACHE, CEO

Kassie Roussel - Tuesday, July 7, 2020 | Comments (0)
Testing is vital in our nation’s response to COVID-19. Through the pandemic, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued EUAs—Emergency Use Authorizations—for different types of COVID-19 testing. Diagnostic Testing—typically done through a swabbing of the nose or throat,… Read More

The WHAT, HOW, WHO and WHY of Antibody Testing By: Mary Ellen Pratt, FACHE, CEO

Kassie Roussel - Tuesday, May 26, 2020 | Comments (0)
COVID-19 was introduced to the world as the “Novel Coronavirus.” Described as novel, new and different, there is still much to learn and understand about COVID-19. New information and new tests are being researched and developed every day. The CDC… Read More

#TRENDING Immediate Care Clinics – By: Mary Ellen Pratt, FACHE, CEO

Kassie Roussel - Wednesday, April 17, 2019 | Comments (0)
Unfortunately, illnesses and injuries aren’t on the same 9 to 5 schedule as most Primary Care offices. While we always encourage patients to see the family doctor that knows them best whenever possible, sometimes it just isn’t possible. Maybe you… Read More

Seniors and the Silent Killer – By: Mary Ellen Pratt, FACHE, CEO

Kassie Roussel - Thursday, February 21, 2019 | Comments (0)
The statistics are scary when it comes to hypertension (high blood pressure), but the symptoms are usually not. Because, they often don’t exist. If you’ve had several higher than normal readings or don’t get your blood pressure checked because you… Read More

Consumerism Meets Healthcare – By: Mary Ellen Pratt, FACHE, CEO

Kassie Roussel - Tuesday, January 15, 2019 | Comments (0)
In the 1950’s, a woman’s primary roles were being a wife, mother and homemaker. Children went to school and came home to help with essential chores. Physicians, which were usually a well-known few in the community, held many hats as… Read More

A Breathtaking Season – By: Kassie Roussel, Director of Marketing

Kassie Roussel - Tuesday, December 4, 2018 | Comments (0)
COPD + WINTER The trees are trimmed, the stockings are hung and winter is here (for now anyway). The most wonderful time of the year for many, may also be one of the hardest seasons for patients with COPD (chronic… Read More

Clearing Up Price Transparency – By: Mary Ellen Pratt, FACHE, CEO

Kassie Roussel - Tuesday, November 20, 2018 | Comments (0)
As “Black Friday” approaches, consumers are starting to search for online ads and making plans to find a copy of the Thanksgiving week sale papers. Some of us will search for weeks to save a few hundred dollars on a… Read More

The Challenge to Get Moving – By: Kassie Roussel, Director of Marketing

Kassie Roussel - Wednesday, September 26, 2018 | Comments (0)
“Exercise is medicine” is not simply a saying, but actually backed by scientific research.  According to runnersworld.com, research proves that regular exercise (about 30 minutes, five times per week)—and running in particular—has health benefits that extend well beyond any prescription.… Read More

What You Don’t See Matters – By: Mary Ellen Pratt, FACHE, CEO

Kassie Roussel - Thursday, June 28, 2018 | Comments (0)
Just as every organization has unique building or architecture, so too is it that each organization has a particular culture that is invisible. Broadly speaking, “corporate culture” is the general vibe, or feel, of a workplace based on how employees… Read More

The Aging Population – By: Mary Ellen Pratt, FACHE, CEO

Kassie Roussel - Monday, May 14, 2018 | Comments (0)
America’s population is aging rapidly. Almost 15 percent of the United States’ population is 65 or older and the older adult population is expected to nearly double by 2050.  Every May, the National Administration on Aging leads our nation’s observance… Read More

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