Health Guide – Understanding How the NHS Works

The National Health Service (NHS) was setup by the government to provide healthcare for all residents of the UK and is funded by public taxes. This service is based on people’s need for healthcare instead of their ability to pay for it. Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland have their own separate NHS services. The following… Read More »

Health Informatics

Specialists Are Key to the Obama Health Information Technology Policy As someone who has been teaching health informatics students for a number of years, it is rewarding to find this discipline finally receiving the attention and interest it demands. Most health experts have agreed for some time that the two academic disciplines of informatics and… Read More »

Health Insurance – Is it Only For the Old and the Sick?

It has become alarming that a growing number of fit and healthy people today actually think that they have nothing to do with health insurance. They exercise regularly, do not smoke or take alcohol, eat nothing but nutritious diet, and lead a healthy stress-free lifestyle. Some even convert to vegetarianism, practice yoga meditation, reiki, chi… Read More »

Health Insurance – Health Savings Account – HSA

Health insurance is a critical part of our health care system. For those that are lucky enough to have health insurance, they know that it shouldn’t be taken for granted. For a large number of the unfortunate who don’t have health insurance for their families, do so at great risks. Health insurance has long been… Read More »

Health Diary – A Friend In Need

We keep a diary for various reasons, to reflect on happy and sad memories in our personal life and to remember appointments and keep notes in our professional life. A health diary is a similar tool that helps in keeping the track of your health records as well as updating them. Using a health diary… Read More »

Health Differences Between Americans & Europeans

I have commented before about the striking discordance between the amount of money that we spend on health care in the United States and the health outcomes that we achieve with all of those dollars. At more than $2 trillion dollars per year, or more than $7, 000 per citizen per year, the U. S.… Read More »

Health Discount and Dental Discount Programs

Will They Help Someone Like Me? There is a new health care delivery system on the market called “Consumer Driven Health Care, ” more commonly known as Health and Dental Discount Programs. As with many cutting-edge concepts, this one has created a bit of controversy. It will come as no surprise to learn that the… Read More »

Health Courses: For A Promising Future

People think about nurses and doctors when asked about health care professionals. This is because these are the type of people you interact with most of the time when you go to a hospital for a surgery or are being treated for a disease. You should know that there are different kinds of allied health… Read More »