The Immortal Lobster Gene
01 Oct
 

Do you eat lobster or even like seafood? Well, this may change your mind if you’re not a fan.  Scientists say they may have found the key to eternal life in an unexpected creature – lobsters. Lobsters contain an enzyme called telomerase, which makes them “biologically immortal.” This discovery offers the possibility that normal human aging could be slowed by replacing the enzyme in cells where it has stopped working. 

Image from the Movie Field of Dreams
26 Sep

…is the same way your customers want to be treated.  Under pressure it’s natural to revert to an ‘it’s all about me mentality’ but as vendors and distributors it’s important to remember that the customer is why we exist.  Taking a consultative approach to selling means focusing on solutions, not numbers.  Who can forget the Field of Dreams?  If you build it they will come.  (Side note:  Field of Dreams was released in 1989, and for many of us the phrase is still relevant.)  If you

Caregiver Identification
24 Sep

I have been involved in a number of conversations about the connection of healthcare employee apparel and the function they serve in the continuum of care. Most of these conversations centered on the patient. The Patient’s Experience - being able to recognize the difference in medical staff and support service staff. And/or Patient Safety – the ability to recognize that the person at their bedside as a member of the hospital’s staff.

Department of Health & Human Services Logo
19 Sep

With Sept. 23 right around the corner, have you taken the important steps to implement the new privacy and security changes announced by the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services?

This is the date physicians and other entities covered by the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) must be in compliance with final Omnibus Rule regarding privacy and security changes announced this past January.

Here are a few of the changes practices must implement:

Best Scrub Style for your Body Type
17 Sep

Everyone knows that even if you’re wearing scrubs, picking the correct style for your body type will allow you to look your best.

Senior Sensors
12 Sep
 

While reading the paper this morning I came across an article describing new sensors that some seniors and their families are trying out. It could mean no more having to check up on mom or dad every morning. Motion sensors on the wall and a monitor under the mattress one day might automatically alert you to early signs of trouble well before an elderly loved one gets sick or suffers a fall.

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