Tag Archives: Pressure

Feds get pressure to upgrade, expand HIPAA transactions

HIPAA transaction standards, first put in place nearly a quarter of a century ago, might benefit from a re-examination and revamp to reflect changes in the healthcare industry. There is a push to simplify and improve the standards, says Stanley Nachimson, principal at Nachimson Advisors, a health information technology consultancy. The responsibility for doing so… Read More »

High blood pressure symptoms: The toilet habit that could indicate you have hypertension

High blood pressure symptoms can be mistaken for other less serious health problems, but in many cases symptoms don’t show. If they do, some of the most well-known signs are headaches, shortness of breath, dizziness and even stomach pain. Recognising the early signs of high blood pressure is important as it can help you avoid… Read More »

Medical News Today: Increased intracranial pressure: What to know

Increased intracranial pressure is a medical term that refers to growing pressure inside a person’s skull. This pressure can affect the brain if doctors do not treat it. A sudden increase in the pressure inside a person’s skull is a medical emergency. Left untreated, an increase in the intracranial pressure (ICP) may lead to brain… Read More »