May 2013

Interim HealthCare Blogs

Home Care on Long Island… Keeping track of your prescriptions

Posted: 5/30/2013 8:11 AM by Interim HealthCare

Why is it important to take your medications as prescribed? Your healthcare provider has prescribed these medicines to manage your medical condition. If you do not take them, not only will your condition not improve, it may worsen. Also, if you do not take the prescriptions at the proper time or in the proper way, you may have unpleasant or harmful side effects. The more aware you are of what y...

Study Shows “Post Discharge” Home Care May Reduce Risk of Hospital Re-Admission Following a Heart Attack…

Posted: 5/29/2013 3:16 PM by Interim HealthCare

The American Heart Association released a study showing that “Heart attack or heart failure patients may have a high risk of death or re-admission for a month or longer after leaving the hospital.” The study, released on May 16, 2013, states that 70.3 percent of heart failure patients were re-hospitalized within the first year and 41.8 percent died. Patients who suffered heart attacks had a 50...

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