In the past year, the world has seen first-hand just how reliant we all are on our healthcare systems and what happens when our medical institutions aren’t taken care of properly. The pandemic has pushed medical experts to their limits, and as we keep discovering just how instrumental they are to our existence, many of them are making a difference in more ways than we know. For example, modern-day healthcare facilities are continuously striving to do good, but also to introduce smart, sustainable practices that will make their processes streamlined as well as more Earth-friendly.
If you are running a medical practice of your own, you know how vital it is to keep up with the demand of the public and how essential it has become for all of us to change our ways and protect our natural resources. You can do both with the right strategy at hand. Here, we’ll list a number of ideas to make your medical practice more energy efficient for the long haul and thus elevate your presence and your impact on the environment.
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EYES: There is so much we could say about this part of our bodies. Actually, you could write a deep sitting poem about this very important part of our bodies or even a song to praise it. I mean, what would you possibly do without your eyes?
Suppose you wake up and you could not see a damn thing. What would you do? If you are anything like me, you would be terrorized even dismayed. Long story cut short, our eyes are very important and deserve nothing but the tender most care. However, most people either knowingly or unknowingly, do not grant their eyes the care they deserve. It is this neglect that leads to a myriad of eye complications.
This is why we have compiled a list of ways to ensure your eyes are in perfect condition.
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«Although “Leave” campaigners believe that the NHS will be better off outside the EU, recent government figures suggest that Brexit would result in a loss to public services of £36bn a year, an amount that could leave the NHS with a funding black hole.
The impact of a potential Brexit is open to debate and nobody can really forecast how the NHS would fare. As debate rages on, we have collected this data from a number of sources to bring you what’s important about the NHS and the European Union: The Facts.»
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“There are plenty of reasons to eat organic foods and people seem to be catching on. Organic foods are the fastest growing and most profitable segment of American agriculture. This infographic includes the unhealthiest conventional foods, some of which may shock you. Also compares the characteristics of a grass fed cow to a grain fed cow in order to show you how many calories you could be saving if you switched to a grass fed cow and how healthier you could be.
Grass fed cows are leaner, have a better flavor and are less likely to cause health risks. Grain fed cows contain antibiotics and can cause inflammation in the body which leads to most modern diseases and current health issues. The E. coli count in grain fed cows is also much higher which is definitely worrisome. There is so much health news today and it is hard to know what information to trust.”
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In order to produce a rounded set of outcome rankings, the EIU used basic factors like life expectancy and infant mortality rates alongside weighted factors such as disability-Adjusted Life Years (DALYs) and Health-Adjusted Life Expectancy (HALEs), whilst also taking ageing populations and adult mortality rates into consideration.
The EIU also produced an overview of how much countries spend each year on healthcare per capita. This spending ranking is based on data from the World Health Organization (WHO).
By plotting the EIU’s outcome rankings against spending rankings for each country, we are able to develop a global overview of how effectively countries use their healthcare budgets.
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