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LASIK Eye Laser Surgery Procedure

28 Aug

We keep hearing about people having LASIK surgeries these days. It helps you achieve great vision and is not that painful. Only a small number of LASIK surgeries are unsuccessful. Before going through with the procedure, you want to make sure you choose a reputable surgeon with plenty of experience. You should also eat right and prepare for your procedure to go as painlessly as possible. Lasereyesurgery.net has put together a cool infographic that shows you what you can expect from this type of procedure:


Source: LASIK Eye Laser Surgery Procedure

Doctors on Drugs

28 Aug

Increasing in costs each year, prescription pills are one of the most profitable and dominating industries in the nation, with annual sales in the hundreds of billions. Prescribed medications constitute a significant bulk of work that medical coders must transcribe.

doctors on drugs

Shockingly, the prescription pill industry uses questionable practices to increase their bottom line, and in turn, increase coding workload through unnecessary prescriptions. Though pharmaceutical companies have long-earned a reputation for wooing doctors with gifts, bribes, and incentives, it was only revealed in recent years that they’ve also been paying doctors huge sums of money to promote certain products ‚Äì and doctors are taking up on these offers. These pre-selected medications are not only violating a conflict of interest, but they can also be largely responsible for increases in patient and insurance costs: a doctor may feel obligated to prescribe an expensive “sponsored” medication over a cheaper alternative. This in turn, is reflected on the overall rising cost of healthcare, which unfortunately, is exactly what the doctor ordered.

Source: Doctors on Drugs