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Mindfulness at Work

This article, written by an Advize Health team member and Yoga enthusiast is the second installment in a series that will help you answer the question: What Is YogAuditing? If practicing mindfulness is proven to increase your productivity, your emotional intelligence and improve your clarity and ability to cope with stress, why wouldn’t you want…

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Healthcare’s Data Vulnerability Problem

A study conducted by three universities has revealed a fatal flaw in the healthcare industry’s cyber security operations – lack of cohesion between cyber security protocol and the proper execution of such procedures. Healthcare organizations are vulnerable to data breaches because cyber security efforts are perceived as an interruption of clinical workflow, rather than as…

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Cybersecurity: Are You Helping the Hackers?

Last year, Houston-based software and security company Netiq released a Cyberthreat Defense Report that published alarming statistics on the apparent vulnerabilities in Healthcare IT. Data breaches, compromised patient information, medical identity theft, and gaping holes in Cloud infrastructure are among the top contenders for worst offenses. Now, a year later, the statistics are rising, and…

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AMA Encourages Medical Schools to Teach Telemedicine

At the forefront of patient-centered medical technology, telemedicine has been gaining traction for quite some time, but its emergence as the future of patient care is only now crystallizing. In an industry as transformative as healthcare it is difficult to create a consistent curriculum that is also congruent with the times – which may be…

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Confessions of a Yoga Volunteer

Yoga is a global experience. It crosses all walks of life, age and geographic location. This 2000 year old practice is nothing less than a global mind shift from all that is outside of yourself to cultivating a mindful presence in this moment. I still struggle with what in yoga is called “monkey mind” or…

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Whistle Blower Costs NJ Hospital $450,000 In Recent Settlement

On May 31, 2016 the US Attorney’s Office for the District of New Jersey published a press release regarding the latest settlement for health care fraud in the state involving Saint Michael’s Medical Center and four individual physicians who submitted false claims for procedures that were not deemed medically necessary. These allegations come from a…

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What You Need To Know About Silent Heart Attacks

Many people are aware of the common signs of a heart attack. Chest discomfort, shooting pains through the right arm, shortness of breath, nausea, and vomiting are all widely regarded as red flags. When we and our loved ones experience these potentially life threatening symptoms, we know that seeking out medical attention is imperative to…

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The 5 Essentials to a Happy and Healthy Summer

As the summer months draw near, you may be planning your next family BBQ, pool day, or outdoor adventure. Often times, we forget about our health and well-being during this time of excitement. While we may be having a blast with our friends and family, it is important that we take our health into consideration….

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Posted and filed under Healthcare.

The Dangers of Vitamin D Deficiency

Vitamin D deficiency (ICD-10 CM Diagnosis Code E55.9) is an overlooked diagnosis for a number of alarming symptoms and afflictions.  Depression, fatigue, anxiety, kidney disease, weakened immune system, and even psoriasis have been known to manifest as a result of vitamin D deficiency.  Vitamin D is classified as fat-soluble secosteroids that enhance the absorption of several…

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