Did you ever think that you could get healthcare services at your local department store? Well, Walmart is doing just that. On September 13, 2019 the first Walmart Health Center opened in Dallas, Georgia. Although it is located in a separate building, it is alongside a Walmart Super Store. Offering healthcare services is not new to Walmart. In 2014, Walmart opened 19 Care Clinics in 3 states, but this venture will be different and on a larger scale. This center will provide a variety of healthcare services for the consumer
We will all admit, here at HealthLink Advocates (HLA), that we are medical news junkies. Any health or medical headline coming our way, we read, discuss and earnestly hope that conditions in the medical field regarding treatment and costs are improving. A month or so ago, we read an account in a well-regarded New York paper about a relatively new concept in medical treatment – traveling out of the United States for a surgical procedure, also known as “Medical Tourism”.
Initially, of course we thought the article was speaking to the trend of those looking for inexpensive plastic surgery or expensive dental work to travel elsewhere, often to Mexico. This article, however was not talking about an elective procedure that is often not a necessity, but….
In our fast paced world, summer is a time to take vacation and relax more. It is a perfect opportunity to learn more about how to improve your sense of wellbeing and have a new look at what stress does in your body and new ways to handle it. You’ll be amazed to learn a simple way to make stress your friend! It is all about your mind, some essential training and your social connections.
The Fall is here, the leaves are falling and there is a chill in the air…but beware, there are also germs in the air around us! According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) flu viruses can circulate throughout the year and the start of the season can vary, but it usually occurs in October. Flu season usually peaks between December and February although the peak for last year’s season continued into March. https://www.cdc.gov/flu/about/season/flu-season.htm
Meg Fry of ROI-NJ.com interviewed Team Healthlink Advocates to learn how they help clients work with the healthcare system, lower costs and reduce stress by having a private patient advocate at their side. View full article here: https://bit.ly/2F0KDAP