INTERVENTIONAL MEDICINE: A RISING MEDICAL FIELD

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What is interventional medicine?

Interventional medicine, otherwise known as interventional pain management, is a fast-growing category of medical and pain management directly related to invasive medical procedures, “such as injections, nerve blocks, and physical therapy to treat painful disorders and injuries (Anesco 2014).” Interventional medicine is still currently a new field in the medical society. Because of the unclear definition of medical treatment options, there is confusion between interventional medicine and interventional radiology.

What are current treatment options within the scope ...

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BREAST CANCER: AN INTRODUCTION TO THE LEADING CANCER FOR WOMEN

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Breast cancer is the leading cause of cancer deaths among the female population in the United States. According to breastcancer.org, about one in eight U.S. women (about 12%) develop invasive breast cancer over the course of her lifetime. Cancer.org also reports, in the year 2015 alone, there are going to be a total number of 234,190 new estimated cases of breast cancers in both males and females, and there are going to be an estimated 40, 730 deaths due to ...

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Stroke: Why There is a Need for Decision Aids

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STROKE:

A DEADLY CARDIOVASCULAR/NEUROLOGICAL DISEASE WITH FEW AVAILABLE RESOURCES

Stroke is a fatal terminal disease that reoccurs once symptoms appear. Stroke is the second highest cause of death worldwide, according to the World Health Organization (2012). Experiencing a stroke is a physiological and neurological event that changes a person’s life forever. This article’s purpose is to review what a stroke is, who is affected, and how a stroke occurs. There are going to be valuable available resources cited in ...

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2015 Payer Game Plan

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According to George Westerman, Research Scientist at the MIT Sloan Initiative on the Digital Economy, every industry in all niches of the present market must make it an all-encompassing imperative to update the way in which they create a consumer experience, operate within the confines of their company and reach out to the market as a whole if they are to retain their share of the buyer’s attention and investment.

If they wish to grow and expand, then they must ace ...

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Customer Service Optimization

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It is now social media era for customers to express their dissatisfaction through social channels. When customers receive poor quality customer service from organizations, they take their dissatisfaction public through social media channels. They do not wait on the phone for a manager or supervisor to give an explanation for poor service. In this article, we cover how healthcare companies can create an integrated multi-channel service strategy in order to create higher service levels and increase efficiency while lowering ...

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