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Local Online Medical Equipment Business Gives Back To A County In Need

A local, internet-based ekg machine retailer has given back to the community in a big way. Today, EKG Machines For Sale made a donation of over 100 ekg machines to Ventura County Emergency Medical Services. These new and refurbished units will immediately be put to use in life-saving situations when paramedics need to determine if patients are having a heart attack.

The presentation happened this morning at the Crowne Plaza hotel in Ventura where EKG Machines For Sale delivered over 100 ekg machines to the medical director of the Ventura County Emergency Medical Services. "We thank EKG Machines For Sale for their generosity," said the medical director. "Our paramedics in Ventura County are thrilled to receive these units because, without the help of EKG Machines For Sale, we would never be able to afford so many quality ekg machines."

EKGMachinesForSale.com prides itself on providing customers with top of the line ekg machine units at affordable prices.

Private Healthcare Insurance Providers Allow For More Patient Flexibility

The public health care system does a fine job of taking care of their patients. Care is provided for a variety of health issues, ensuring that people get the treatment they need before it escalates. However, it is not a perfect system, having gaps in coverage that leave the patient out-of-pocket. There is also a lack of provider choice to deal with. Selecting a private health insurance company such as NIB medical insurance eliminates those issues by covering what the public system does not.

Private health care insurance providers like NIB medical insurance are part of the private healthcare system, giving patients the option to use the provider that they choose. No having to take the first available doctor in the public system. Instead, the patient gets to choose who they see, when they see them and where, with the insurance covering a percentage of the fee, depending on the level of coverage.

Another advantage of having private health care insurance is the fact that a provider such as NIB medical insurance includes dental and optical, something the public system does not. A patient still has to pay something out-of-pocket for these services, but not nearly as much as if they had the work done while completely uninsured.

Private health insurance keeps patients off the waiting lists; no having to wait for years to get a minor surgical procedure done. Life can get back to normal more quickly with private insurance as opposed to public health care.

Add Personality To Your Practice With Grey's Anatomy Scrubs

Hospitals, doctors and uniforms you see in emergency rooms and Grey's Anatomy may cause many people to shy away from seeking proper healthcare. However, for a person to take better care of themselves through proper healthcare means they're being responsible and proactive in something that matters a lot, especially to their employer. Why? Because if a person is strong and healthy, they're more prepared to work efficiently at their jobs and be a productive employee.

Businesses realize this and take a proactive approach, encouraging employees to be more health conscious. Since taking better care of one's health is often a large topic of discussion, many businesses have implemented health teams in their organizations to help employees. These teams often provide resources, tips and advice to help employees find alternative and creative ways of pursuing healthy goals.

For instance, many businesses offer annual health fairs where employees can get information, get various medical testing done, receive consultation and referrals. These health fairs are very popular and growing fast with businesses, especially among the corporate sector. The creativity is growing as well when it comes to how the businesses launch the health fairs. The medical teams may dress in Grey's Anatomy scrubs and even play the roles and act like the characters. This makes it easy to keep the atmosphere light and fun for the employees, but at the same time provide a service that is vitally needed in the community.

Everyday Skincare Essential For Well Being

Undoubtedly there is a need for better health care in the U.S. The amount of people who suffer from crushing health care debt are the first to make that point. Getting sick in America is expensive and needlessly so.

However, people can start taking control of their health care costs with routine health care at home. The first place to start is with the skin. The skin is the body's largest organ, and needs to be maintained. A rich emollient such as shea butter helps keep the skin supple and resistant to damage that can become problematic sores in short order. Shea butter contains vital nutrients for the skin, making it an excellent all-purpose lotion.

Exercise, proper dieting and supplementation all work towards keeping a body healthy and strong. Take vitamins, make it a point to work out and use shea butter on your skin to keep it strong.

Number of Uninsured Americans Rises Past 50.7 Million

Nearly one in six Americans is uninsured and the number is rising.

Among the factors in play, the number one reason for the rise in number of uninsured citizens is thought to be the dramatic increase in cost. The average worker now pays 48% more for a family health plan than they did in 2005. High unemployment rates and companies dropping employee health insurance options are thought to be other major reasons for this startling statistic.

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Availability

Health care must be available to everyone, including employers, employee groups & any individual, regardless of age, employment status or health status.

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Patients need to be able to choose their health care provider, including all hospitals, clinics, and services provided and accessible in the community.

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Affordability

Americans of all financial circumstances require a health care plan. Employers, individuals, and public sources like Medicaid and Medicare need to appropriately share costs.


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