Stress and Health

Stress has different meaning to different people. To some, it may be great breakdown in their lives, while to others; it may be used as a stepping stone to new opportunities in life. Therefore, stress is the intense feeling a person undergoes when faced with threatening situation or when in difficulties. A person under stress feels out of control ,he /she is tense ,he is not in any position to figure out where to direct his energy ,lacks proper concentration at work ,or in studies ,and pressure overweighs him so much. Stress represents the psychological and the physiological reaction to a diff ...

Health Care Setting

Over the history of the healthcare industry, there has been a great deal of evolution in the manner in which information regarding the operations is handled. Initially manual ways of handling the data that was collected were employed. The data of individual patients or populations was collected in the most basic ways and processed in the simplest form and the retrieval was also basic. Concepts have been coming up that seek to enable a more effective and efficient manner of data handling and processing of the data that is collected. Such concepts include electronic healthcare systems (E H S) ...

Health Care Employees

Currently, in the organization, roles of different health care employees are not clearly defined. Secondly, the organization does not have the necessary training tools to increase skills leading to high quality performance. For this reason, there is need for a health care team to oversee clear definitions of roles in the organization are made and provision of proper training to the employees. Therefore, the team will consist of one person from the management, a senior physician, a nurse and one member from the supporting staff. This is because all these members are going to represent differ ...

Informatics in Healthcare

Informatics in healthcare is multifaceted and deals with a variety of aspects about the information of the patients physicians the general services that and the national databanks where information is channeled from. It thus embraces a number of software and instructions that enables the usage of the systems to be easy. For instance the medical billing software that normally is used by the doctors and dentists is important in their field. This is because it helps in management of their patients and their general practice. This software in operation has been important in the sense of their bill ...

Leadership in Health Care Organizations

Effective leadership is quite important in health care organizations because any health care organization is aimed to provide high-quality care and benefit financially at the same time. Leadership can be defined as the process when one person designates the tasks that should be accomplished and influences the others for their successful implementation. Leaders are common for any organization and health care organizations also need to have successful and well-conceived leader styles. A successful leader should surely be adaptable to situations, ambitious and achievement-oriented, cooperat ...

The Health Information Management

It is evident that every time a healthcare attendant treats a patient, he/she must record information relating to the patient. The health care personnel records the information provided by the patient about the symptoms, as well as, information relating to the treatment of the customer. This information also comprises the patient’s history, as well as, the examination results. While this information may be easily collected, its management has proofed to be a challenge. The information collected must be analyzed, protected and stored either in manual health records, or in electronic health reco ...

Healthy Fast Food

Today's fast moving world demands spending time for preparing meal as small as possible. People are constantly in a hurry forgetting about their health and do not take care about what they eat. They are too busy to cook and eat healthy food so they grab what is quick in preparation, they go in restaurant which is cheaper and they each what is delicious. It is probably for this reason fast food has become so popular. Fast food can be supposed as very comfortable invention which makes our life easier, deprives us possibility to suffer in the kitchen preparing meal. As we know cooking does not br ...

Initiatives of Healthcare Reform

The United States of America has been facing different challenges in regard to its health care sector. For many years now, the number of Americans that are unable to access medical services has been increasing tremendously. This has been aggravated by the fact that there is an increase in number of Americans that have lost their jobs due to economic challenges. Most of the companies that are involved in healthcare cover have resulted to withdrawing of medical cover to their clients once it is reported that they have lost their jobs. As a result, the government of the United States of America h ...

The Number One Risk to Health

The word ‘hunger’ is well known to 820 million chronically hungry people in the world. What is more, this term is familiar to those who sympathize with the sufferers and try to help them. The pictures of starvation or acute hunger often appear on the screens: the victims of earthquakes in Pakistan or Haiti, the refugees in war-torn Syria or weak mothers from Ethiopia who cannot breastfeed their children. Nevertheless, those who suffer from droughts, floods, earthquakes or wars constitute only eight percent of the starvation’s victims. It should be noted that hunger is the leading cause of d ...

Making Healthier Choices, One Calorie Count at a Time

When your plate arrives at a restaurant, it is usually piled high with pasta, vegetables, and meat. Then, your dessert arrives: it is literally a wall of chocolate. Chain restaurants like Cheesecake Factory have become well known for their over-large portions. Meanwhile, obesity is on the rise, especially for adolescents and children. But if you knew that the cookie you ordered had 400 calories, would you be as likely to eat the whole thing? Requiring chain restaurants and vending machine companies to inform consumers about the number of calories in their meals, as an Obama Care mandate will ...