Visiting Policy | DCH Health System

Visiting Policy |  DCH Health System

Updated June 6, 2023 The DCH Healthcare System follows the federal hospital terms of participation 42 CFR ยง 482.13(h) and the visitation requirements of the Alabama Act 2023-24 in determining its visitation policy. Many doctors’ practices in the DCH Medical Office Buildings are independent of DCH and have their own visiting rules. If you are … Read more

7 Worst Foods For Your Immune System, According To A Dietitian

7 Worst Foods For Your Immune System, According To A Dietitian

Like a superhero clad in a cape, your immune system constantly monitors evil threats such as viruses or bacteria and kicks into action when you get sick. After the COVID-19 pandemic, keeping your immune system fit to fight off the next virus could be a priority. While no specific food or supplement can guarantee you’ll … Read more

The plan to overhaul the mental health system gives California families a glimmer of hope

Randall Hagar

In summary California families who have long sought sweeping reforms to the state’s mental health care system are feeling confident about Governor Gavin Newsom’s plan to pursue a bond order and update the mental health services law. Guest comment written by Randall Hagar Randall Hagar is a policy advisor and legislative advocate for the Psychiatric … Read more

Best Lung Health Supplements: Herbal support for the respiratory system

Best Lung Health Supplements: Herbal support for the respiratory system

The lungs are critical to overall health, facilitating the exchange of oxygen and carbon dioxide. The employment ofrespiratory supplementsand a healthy lifestyle can support the lungs and help ensure their function. The following article provides insights into some of the best supplements for lung health, explaining how certain herbs can contribute to respiratory health. Herbs … Read more

This non-profit healthcare system cuts patients with medical debts

This non-profit healthcare system cuts patients with medical debts

Many hospitals in the United States use aggressive tactics to collect medical debt. They flood local courts with collection lawsuits. They keep the salaries of the patients. They seize their tax refunds. But a wealthy nonprofit healthcare system in the Midwest is among those taking it a step further: withholding care from patients who have … Read more