The Role of a Pharmacist: Their Importance to Your Health
Most of us understand that pharmacists are in charge of acquiring and dispensing medicines. But the role of a pharmacist is much more significant in your healthcare than you probably realize. They do much more than count pills and refill prescriptions. Pharmacists are also a vital part of the healthcare system and serve as valuable…Read More
What Does a Nurse Practitioner Do – Why Select an NP as a primary care provider?
The short answer to these questions — Nurse Practitioners (NPs) do the same things as their physician colleagues. And yes, a nurse practitioner is absolutely a consideration if you are looking for a new healthcare provider, especially primary care. With these questions and others in mind, United States of Healthcare spoke to Angela Golden, DNP,…Read More
How to Find a Doctor: Choosing the Right Healthcare Provider for You
Maybe you have moved, or your healthcare provider retired, or your insurance changed. Whatever the reason for your search, changing primary care physicians or other providers can be a stressful time. This post provides a 5-step process for how to find a doctor, including research and interview tips so you can choose the right doctor…Read More
The Other Side of the Healthcare Equation: Nurse becomes patient
Jennifer Slepin’s Story As a faithful blood donor and Registered Nurse, Jennifer gave blood annually for many years. Most of the blood in the United States is given by donors who have given before. For Jennifer, giving blood was a badge of honor; a point of pride. Back in the early 1990s (the beginning of…Read More