Archive for January, 2011

Understanding Medicare homebound status

Posted on: January 31st, 2011 by sdavis

What is Medicare’s definition of homebound? Do you fit the criteria?

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Staff Q and A: Respiratory therapist, Deb Havel

Posted on: January 28th, 2011 by sdavis

Meet our respiratory therapy team. Deb knows first-hand the benefits of sleeping with a CPAP, and she loves to help others get the same relief she experiences.

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Staff Q and A: Respiratory therapist, Rachael Beck

Posted on: January 28th, 2011 by sdavis

Meet our respiratory therapist team. Rachael was inspired to become an RT when respiratory therapists helped her newborn son.

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Staff Q and A – Respiratory therapist, Renae Meyer

Posted on: January 28th, 2011 by sdavis

Meet the CarePro Home Medical respiratory therapist team. Her grandfather’s respiratory therapist inspired Renae to become one, and she loves to hear success stories from her patients.

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What does a respiratory therapist do?

Posted on: January 28th, 2011 by sdavis

CarePro Home Medical knows the advantage of having certified respiratory therapists on staff. Our respiratory therapists have provided countless patients with an improved quality of life. So, what is it that respiratory therapists do?

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Five ways to prevent falling this winter

Posted on: January 27th, 2011 by sdavis

Stay on your feet and out of the hospital with these practical tips to avoid falling on the ice this winter.

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Staff Q and A: Respiratory therapist, Stephanie Thies

Posted on: January 27th, 2011 by sdavis

Meet the CarePro Home Medical respiratory team. Before getting her degree in respiratory therapy, Stephanie Thies learned a lot about her specialty from her mom. When she’s not educating her patients on sleep apnea, she loves spending time with her dogs.

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Supplement answers revealed at Liberty Pharmacy on January 27

Posted on: January 26th, 2011 by sdavis

Learn what supplements you need to achieve optimal health at Liberty Pharmacy on Jan. 27 from 4-6 p.m.

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Staff Q and A: Respiratory therapist, Heather Moore

Posted on: January 26th, 2011 by sdavis

Meet the respiratory therapists of CarePro Home Medical. Heather Moore has been a respiratory therapist since 1996, and when she’s not helping her patients finally get a good night’s sleep, she loves to spend time with her family.

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Ask-A-Nurse: Communicating with healthcare providers

Posted on: January 25th, 2011 by sdavis 1 Comment

Cheryl Hennings is an R.N. and the Clinical Director of CarePro Home Health and Home Infusion. This past year, she spoke at the Celebration of Caregivers conference in Cedar Rapids, where she gave key points to caregivers on how to effectively communicate with healthcare providers. Here’s what she had to say.

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