No, it’s not a new Star Wars character…on October 1st, the ICD-10 codes changed big time. Here are the top ten things you need to know about ICD-10.
It’s a HUGE heath care change that impacts everybody! Medical Billers and Coders use certain codes to make sure your health care problems get…

There’s a ton of new info available in the big ICD-10 switch, and a lot of it is good news for both patients and providers!
“ICD-10 makes medical coding a universal language. Critical medical information will no longer be lost in translation, no matter where you might be,” said Carmie…

Let’s face it, it’s a scary world out there! Things are a lot different than they were when we were growing up. All those changes mean we need to be extra aware for our kids. Here are 10 tips to help keep your children safe. 

Stress is a commonly shared emotion among medical assistant students. The constant coursework, family needs, social events, part-time jobs and extracurricular activities can turn life into a balancing act with each new activity precariously being added to the pile. In fact, a study conducted…

A new biologic drug that will help treat rheumatoid arthritis has opened a discussion into the role of synthetic medications in today’s society.1 Cases of rheumatoid arthritis, characterized by the loss of joint function and mobility, are familiar to health care professionals and medical…

Just like people, our pets have blood pressure too and they also risk developing high blood pressure. While high blood pressure in humans can cause more serious health issues, high blood pressure in animals is usually associated with a more critical health issue, because hypertension is…

So our Guinness World RecordTM attempt has come and gone, but if you’re one of the 5,698 people who got a blood pressure reading on campus, do you know how to improve or maintain those blood pressure numbers? Here are some tricks on how to manage your blood pressure, no matter where you fall on…