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October 2013

Interim HealthCare Blogs

Home Care May Reduce Risk of Hospital Re-Admission Following a Heart Attack…

Posted: 10/21/2013 12:00 AM by Interim HealthCare

According to Kumar Dharmarajan, M.D., M.B.A., lead author of the study and a fellow in cardiology at Columbia University Medical Center in New York, “Post-discharge care may be improved when aligned to the periods of greatest risk for patients.” In other words, we must ensure that heart patients have proper home care in the period following a hospitalization for heart failure or hea...

In-Home Care Tips for Recovering from Surgery

Posted: 10/8/2013 12:00 AM by Interim HealthCare

Contrary to what you might think, recovery from surgery begins long before you even leave the hospital. It starts in your doctor’s office before your procedure and involves you asking a lot of questions. However trivial they may seem, you should ask your surgeon every question you can think of prior to your operation. These can include plans for pain management, bathing instructions, how ...

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