Aspirin Alone May Help Prevent Further Strokes

30 Jun Aspirin Alone May Help Prevent Further Strokes

A recent clinical trial examined the effectiveness of aspirin combined with other medicine to prevent recurring strokes in patients who had already suffered one that resolved quickly. Thirteen percent of those individuals will most likely suffer a larger stroke in the next five years, or...

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20 Jun MedTrust Successfully Completes Region’s First Multiple-Facility Hurricane Evacuation Exercise

Hurricane Palmetto incorporated transport services and medical facilities throughout the Lowcountry and Grand Strand to assist in hurricane preparedness. Hanahan, SC (June 18, 2018) – MedTrust Medical Transport, a premier provider of ambulance services in the Lowcountry and Grand Strand, successfully completed a hurricane evacuation exercise on...

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Fatal Falls are on the Rise Among Seniors

15 Jun Fatal Falls are on the Rise Among Seniors

Falls are the leading cause of injury-related deaths among the elderly according to a recent report by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC).  The CDC (cdc.gov) reports that the rate of death from falls for seniors 65 years old and older increased 31 percent from...

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Dialysis Patients’ Access to Care Threatened by Medicare Cuts for Ambulance Transport

30 May Dialysis Patients’ Access to Care Threatened by Medicare Cuts for Ambulance Transport

Access to care may be in jeopardy for some dialysis patients as a Medicare cut is looming on the horizon for ambulance reimbursement. The new Medicare reimbursement rate may fall below a company’s cost of providing ambulance transport services to patients.  Medicare administrative contractors have...

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