Category Archive: For Healthcare Providers

Health Care and Tobacco Cessation – A Perfect Partnership

There is an important and historical development in healthcare that has taken place. The Joint Commission, which accredits approximately 18,000 healthcare organizations in the United States, has developed a new set of performance measures to address the assessment and treatment of tobacco dependence for all hospitalized patients. The Joint Commission had first introduced incentives for …

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Treating Depression: Are We a Medication Nation?

As more and more antidepressant medications are brought to market, it seems our nation is becoming a medication nation. Not to pick on antidepressants, but a study that was released last fall shows there is a significant increase in the usage of these medications. In their report published in Oct. 2011, the Centers for Disease …

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