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CAR-T Cell Therapy: How It Works

Just hearing that you have cancer can be overwhelming. The real challenges begin when your doctor starts explaining the specifics of cancer treatment. Suddenly, in addition to coping with a scary new diagnosis, you have a whole new vocabulary to…

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Why Quality Clinical Documentation Matters

Patients seek medical care hoping for a high-quality experience across the board. Offering a diagnosis, treatment plan, and path for the future are a few ways to ensure your patients get what they need. However, quality clinical documentation is also…

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What Is Value-Based Care?

Value-based care is an emerging framework that pays medical providers based on a patient’s health outcome. It differentiates itself from other popular models such as FFS by focusing on quality rather than quantity of service provided. Traditionally, hospitals and healthcare…

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Thyroid Ultrasound: What You Should Know

The thyroid gland is one of many glands that make up the endocrine system. When functioning properly, the thyroid gland releases two hormones that regulate how much energy the cells in our body use. These hormones are called thyroxine (T4)…

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Cancer Genetics: The Relationship Between Genes and Cancer

There‚Äôs an important relationship between genetics and cancer, even if we don’t understand the exact nature of the relationship. The ability of genes to cause cancer probably comes to mind when considering the correlation of cancer genetics. Still, most people…

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The Cost of Cancer Treatment

The implications of a cancer diagnosis can be devastating. It can change one’s way of life and how one performs daily living activities and takes an emotional toll on the client. However, the financial burden of cancer treatment is devastating…

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