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June 24, 2020

Remember, PTSD is Not a Weakness

What Is Post Traumatic Stress Disorder? After a traumatic experience, it is normal to feel frightened, sad, anxious, or disconnected. But if doesn’t go away, you may be suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). PTSD can develop following almost any event. American Psychiatric Association defines, Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) as a psychiatric disorder that can […]

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June 17, 2020

Safety First!

June is National Safety Month. Given the current state of the world, this annual recognition will look a little different than in past years. National Safety Month includes impairment at work, slips, trips and falls, fatigue and hazard recognition. These topics are important to those who are at work and those at home.  Slips Trips […]

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June 12, 2020

I Mustache You a Question About Your Health

The month of June each year is Men’s Health Month. We want to take time to help bring light to the objectives of recognizing men this month. This month, Nivano Physicians would like to encourage men to get a physical and visit the doctor, start exercising and we want to remind men to take care […]

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June 1, 2020

It’s Us Against Alzheimer’s

Alzheimer’s disease is an irreversible, progressive brain disorder that slowly destroys memory and thinking abilities.The simplest tasks can become impossible for a person with Alzheimer’s disease. In other words, it is a degenerative brain disease that is caused by intricate brain changes following cell damage. It leads to dementia symptoms that progressively worsen over time. The most […]

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May 22, 2020

Warning! Allergy Season Ahead!

Allergies are a major cause of illness in the United States. As many as 50 million people have allergies. Allergies exist in many different forms. Allergy symptoms range from making you miserable to putting you at risk for life-threatening reactions. According to leading experts in allergens, an allergic reaction begins in the immune system. Our […]

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May 13, 2020

Nivano Physicians HEDIS Strategy for COVID-19

Due to the recent outbreak of COVID-19, we all have made significant changes in how we live and work. A big area of focus every year for those working within the managed care module is HEDIS and Quality. With the many changes still happening, we found the need to adapt and devise a COVID-19 Quality […]

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April 28, 2020

HEDIS 2020 Tools For Success

2020 will allow for consistency for our Medi-Cal line of business as only a few additional required accountability measures have been added from the year prior.  For our Medicare line of business, a couple measures will be going away and no notice of additional measures has been given as of the date of this post. […]

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April 28, 2020

Do Your Part and Care For Your Heart

What are Cardiovascular Diseases? Cardiovascular diseases (CVDs) are a group of disorders of the heart and blood vessels and they include the following: Coronary Heart Disease develops when the coronary arteries become too narrow. The arteries are the blood vessels that supply oxygen and blood to the heart. Cerebrovascular Disease refers to a group of […]

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April 28, 2020

Save Your Achy Breakey Heart

Have you ever wondered what hypertension is? Hypertension is just another name for high blood pressure. It can lead to severe health complications and increase the risk of heart disease, stroke and sometimes death. Blood pressure is the force that a person’s blood exerts against the walls of their blood vessels. Therefore, it is sometimes […]

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April 28, 2020

The Coronavirus Epidemic

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is closely monitoring an outbreak of a novel coronavirus first identified in Wuhan, Hubei Province, China. Chinese authorities identified the new coronavirus, which has resulted in thousands of confirmed cases in China. 50 Million Chinese citizens are restricted to their communities in the region of Hubei Province. […]

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