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Top 5: Need to Know About Dehydration and Colon Cancer Treatment

Posted on May 22, 2015


Our Conversations Webinar Series is an opportunity to link national experts in colorectal cancer and other related fields to you, right in the comfort of your own home. The programs are designed to empower you to play a leading role in you healthcare management.

On May 20 we hosted our Conversations Webinar “Dehydration: Causes, Impact On Your Treatment and What You Can Do” with H2ORS, the creator of an oral rehydration system, to discuss how important being properly hydrated is to your success.

Did you miss the webinar? No problem! Check out these top 5 takeaways and watch the replay.

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Tammy McKay: Running Through Adversity

Posted on May 22, 2015

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It was 2013, I was 41 and in the best shape of my life. I ran 40 miles a week and was taking control of my life after divorce. Becoming a single mommy to three wonderful children (one with a disability) was a challenge but also a blessing. With a new special guy in my life, I was on my way to happiness… Until that September.

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Who Determines Your Treatment Plan? It Might Not Be Your Doctor

Posted on May 20, 2015

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Clinical pathways, sometimes known as care pathways, are detailed plans that outline the treatment a cancer patient will receive. These pathways can help to ensure patients receive the best possible care based on the most recent scientific data. However, treatment is not a one-sized-fits-all sort of thing and some individuals may perform better on a treatment plan that is customized to their unique situation. Let’s break it down and discuss both sides of the clinical pathway issue.

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Sedasys: The Machine that Sedates

Posted on May 18, 2015


Imagine a day when you go in for a colonoscopy and a machine, not a person, sedates you. You may be familiar with this reality if you’ve come across Sedasys—an FDA-approved anesthesiology machine developed by Johnson & Johnson.

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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Clarifies Preventive Screening Coverage

Posted on May 12, 2015


You may have heard that the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) just clarified the Affordable Care Act’s policy on preventative care coverage regarding anesthesia services. The HHS made it clear that insurance companies can’t make you pay for anesthesia services related to preventive colonoscopies if the attending provider determines that anesthesia would be medically appropriate for the patient.

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