Category Archives: Guest Posts

Patient Safety – It’s what we do!

by Tina Hilmas, RN, BSN, Project Manager, Center for Patient Safety Patient Safety Awareness Week is coming up March 12-18 and I’m always excited during this time of the year. You see, patient safety seems so simple yet is so complex and … Continue reading

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The Super Bowl of Super Foods

by Lacy Davidson, MS, RDN, LD, CDE, RYT, Nourish Appalachia Gearing up for the big game? I have to admit, at the very moment I’m writing this I have absolutely no idea which teams are even playing in Sunday’s game. … Continue reading

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Fall: Not Just a Season on Your Calendar

What OhioHealth is Doing to Prevent Falls and Educate Our Patients on Home Safety  by Jean Howard P.T., M.S., WCC, Manager of Clinical Services, OhioHealth Home Health Leading experts from around the country are calling falls in the home an … Continue reading

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Immunization and Heart Disease

National Influenza Vaccination Week is December 4-10, 2016 by Lilliam R. Gomez, RN-BC, BSN, CPHQ, and Laurel E. Martin, RN, BSHCA, COS-C, First Choice Home Health, Inc., Boynton Beach, FL The leadership and quality teams at First Choice Home Health, Inc. utilize evidence-based … Continue reading

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What Being a Home Health Aide Means to Me

By Mary Leitner, Home Health Aide, T.O.N.E. Home Health Services, Inc., Detroit, MI A home health aide is someone with a clear understanding of the plan of care for the patient, as well as sympathy and empathy. This consists of … Continue reading

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Be a Quitter! Take Part in the 2016 Great American Smokeout

by Nervana Elkhadragy, PharmD, and Karen S. Hudmon, DrPH, MS, RPh, Professor of Public Health Pharmacy, Purdue University College of Pharmacy With the 2016 Great American Smokeout just around the corner (November 17), there is no better time to start … Continue reading

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September is Cholesterol Education Month – Learn About Cholesterol: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

by: Chelsea E. Leonard, PharmD, Clinical Pharmacist, and Frances V. Cohenour, PharmD, Clinical Pharmacist and Co-Owner, Chad’s Payless  Pharmacy, Florence, AL According to Quaker Oats, “Cheerios can help lower cholesterol and reduce the risk of heart disease!” If there has been a commercial about something … Continue reading

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