Monthly Archives: October 2013

INTEGRATED DISABILITY MANAGEMENT:

Integrated Disability Management Nelofar Kureshi Case Manager and Health Information Researcher Rupert Case Management Inc. Integrated disability management (IDM) is an underutilized yet effective solution for an employer’s disability benefits program.  In its simplest form, IDM is the harmonization of … Continue reading

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ECONOMIC COST OF CANCER: STAGGERING AMOUNT!

True extent of economic cost of cancer revealed- It is a staggering amount. Health Insurance Daily Oct 14 2013 European countries losing billions to cancer. Cancer costs countries in the European Union €126bn (£107bn) a year, according to the first … Continue reading

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MEDICAL DEVICES: HAVING OPTIONS IS IMPORTANT

Medical devices can prove to be very important for patients.  They can give the patient quality of life where there was none. Case Study: A 46 year old female presented with severe disabling pelvic pain.  No cause was found. She … Continue reading

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OUTCOMES BASED PAYMENTS IN HEALTHCARE- IT IS COMING TO YOUR NEIGHBOURHOOD SOMEDAY.

Claiming the $1 trillion prize in US health care By tying payments more aggressively to patient outcomes rather than to services rendered, the US health-care system could deliver substantial savings over the next decade. September 2013 | byTom Latkovic McKinsey and … Continue reading

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TELOMERE SHORTENING, BIOLOGICAL AGING AND WORKPLACE BURNOUT: HOW ARE THEY RELATED?

Telomere shortening, biological aging, and workplace burnout: How are they related? Nelofar Kureshi  Clincal Researcher and Case Manager Rupert Case Management Inc. Aging is complex process, with multiple environmental and genetic factors influencing longevity and senescence. Scientists have been interested … Continue reading

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