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November 1, 2015
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November 2015

Health Care: Compassionate Health Care

Featured Articles

Meeting the Need: Care Centers increase Alzheimer's staff, customize services as patient numbers rise
The number of Alzheimer's patients is rapidly growing every year in our country. Health and nursing facilities are expanding their services to keep up with the demand.

Eye Opening Experience: Caregivers see challenges faced by Alzheimer's patients
An Alzheimer's disease simulation gives caregivers a new perspective on the progressive disease by recreating the limitations of its symptoms in this unique sensitivity training.

Quality of Life: Many benefits of palliative care become more recognized
Many more health care providers are offering palliative care as a new option for chronically ill patients by providing not only symptom relief, but also emotional and spiritual care.

Numbers Game: Revamped coding system grows more complicated
For the first time in 30 years, the American medical coding system was changed to incorporate tens of thousands of new codes. Some health providers say they were ready for the change, while others say the new codes present and overwhelming challenge.

Hitting the Books: Implementation of new classification system heightens demand for grads
Teaching BC3 students the vast amount of new information contained in the 68,000 new ICD-10 medical codes could be an overwhelming task. But BC3 Instructor Sherri Jurysta says she teaches it like a new language and graduates are in demand.


New Approach: Natual solution treats ongoing issues
A new medical procedure is effectively treating recurrent eye surface health issues with the natural healing properties of amniotic tissue. Dr. Michael Dittman told Business Matters about the curative affects.

Business Profile

Better Living: Life Chiropractic takes holistic approach to health, vitality
Dr. Eric Morrison opened his new practice a year ago in his hometown of Zelienople and with him he brought his message of holistic healing.

Also Featured:

Going Pro: National organization, HOSA, helps health care students hone professional skills
Through HOSA, Future Health Professionals, Butler County Area Vocational-Technical School health care students are cultivating not only their nursing skills, but also their skills as future professionals.

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Taste of Cranberry
Hundreds of people got a little taste of what area restaurants have to offer in the Cranberry area during Taste of Cranberry held on Sept. 28 and hosted by the North Regional Chamber of Commerce.

Health and Wellness Fair
The annual Health and Wellness Fair was held Oct. 17 at the Clearview Mall. This year marks the 10th year the health fair has been held by the Butler Breast Cancer and Women's Cancer Support Group.

Community Celebration
The Ellen O'Brien Gaiser Addiciton Center held its annual Community Celebration Luncheon on Oct. 14 at Butler Country Club. This year was the 10th anniversary of the organization's luncheon.

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