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Why Use Fluconazole Treatment

One of the nastiest types of infection is fungal infection.  Although they are more likely to grow on the skin, there are more serious ones though that develops in the respiratory system and infect not just the lungs, but also the blood and other parts of the body’s internal structure.  When you develop a fungal infection, it is vital that you treat the infection as soon as possible to prevent further growth, development, and spread of the infection.  Failure to do so may mean longer and costlier treatment.  Fluconazole treatment is needed for treating fungal infection.  Fluconazole treatment is an antifungal medication treatment that you take orally.

Most antifungals are applied on the skin directly to where the infection has developed.  However, if the infection has buried further or deeper in to the skin, or the infection has developed inside of the body, such topical type of antifungal will not work on such.  For cases like this, fluconazole treatment is necessary as fluconazole treatment comes in pill form which you take orally.  The treatment process in using fluconazole treatment is the purging of the infection from the inside of your body.  This effectively gets rid of the infection from your system.

For antifungal fluconazole treatment, it is necessary that you use fluconazole treatment for a course of several days.  The number of days you need to use fluconazole treatment depends on the type of infection that you have developed and the severity that it has.  Course treatment is necessary in completely getting rid of an infection from the body.  This is the very reason why doctors prescribe patients with several days of use of fluconazole treatment when they have a fungal infection.  By completing the course of fluconazole treatment, you will be able to completely purge the fungal infection out of the body. Read more…

Does the CMA have a conflict of interests on electronic medical records?

Try to reconcile the following two facts:

1. Though some consolidation in the Canadian electronic medical records market is not necessarily a bad thing and may in fact be necessary, healthy competition between software companies in that market is important for the development of the industry and for both the continuing improvement of the products offered to physicians and to keep software prices down.

2. One of the country's leading (and growing) EMR software providers is Practice Solutions, which is owned by a Canadian Medical Association subsidiary company called CMA Holdings Incorporated. CMA Holdings, like just about every other investor, had a rough year; its contribution to the CMA's operating budget was slashed in 2009, prompting $1.003 million in budget costs at the CMA. Meanwhile, Practice Solutions, from all signs, is going strong. According to a report from CMA Holdings president/CEO Brian Peters in the CMA's 2008-09 Year in Review report, Practice Solutions has managed to grab a 47% share of the EMR market in Ontario and is expanding into Alberta and Saskatchewan now.

Now consider this. On the one hand, Practice Solutions's business success should come as good news for CMA members at a time when CMA Holdings could use the help. But, on the other hand -- keeping in mind fact #1 above -- the rapid growth of one EMR provider at the expense of a more diverse market may be a dangerous sign for CMA members who use electronic records in their offices.

These two facts may not be irreconcilable, however. One clue came this morning at the CMA's General Council meeting in Saskatoon when one member as well as new president Dr Anne Doig pressed federal health minister Leona Aglukkaq to release a promised $500 million in new funding for Canada Health Infoway, which funds provinces' initiatives to encourage and incentivize doctors to adopt electronic records. If doctors can convince government to spend taxpayers' money to pay for their record-keeping systems, then why should they care what the software costs?

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1 comments:

  1. sharon18 August, 2009 8:52 AM

    RE: use of government funds

    "incentivize" monies are not the same as " pay for" monies

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