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So far Gabriel Parra has created 4 blog entries.

Focusing on the Patient

A huge chasm divides “dealing with” a patient and “working with” a patient. When private practice physicians and attending physicians decide on a course of treatment for a patient and then allow the patient to add input into that plan, they are collaborating in patient-centered care. This approach gives patients a share in how their [...]

2019-09-02T14:39:44-04:00August 27th, 2019|Cardiac Monitoring|

Improving Medical Practice Morale

Your staff are the faces of your practice. When your patients call, they answer the phone. When they come in the office, your personnel greet them. When your staff is friendly, your patients are engaged and happy. What happens if morale in your office is not up to par, and, more importantly, how do you [...]

2019-09-02T14:37:16-04:00August 20th, 2019|Cardiac Monitoring|

Holter Monitor

Holter monitors can determine a patient’s cardiac anomalies when a standard ECG shows no abnormal activity after a set amount of time in the office or in a diagnostic setting. While many patients may recognize Holter monitors as a necessary method of diagnosing abnormal heart rate directly before or after cardiac surgery, Holter monitors can [...]

2019-09-02T14:35:03-04:00August 13th, 2019|Cardiac Monitoring|

Can You Be “Too Young” for Heart Problems?

Watch any commercial for health-related products and you may believe heart problems only occur in the elderly. However, millions of people in younger generations are likely to face cardiovascular problems, such as diabetes, heart attacks, or strokes. And, contrary to what you see on social media, these diseases do not happen to only old men! [...]

2019-09-02T14:33:19-04:00August 6th, 2019|Heart Health Tips|