Have you ever wondered why your insurance premiums keep going up while your network shrinks and your insurance company reports BILLION$ in record profits? It's simple, they have perfected the art of UNDERPAYING. We PAY our health insurance premiums… EVERY MONTH — ON TIME — & IN FULL. These rules … [Read more...] about Underpaid Insurance Claims… Who Really Pays?
Beaumont Emergency Center hosted EASTER FUNDAY on April 15, 2017. We had a variety of activities for the kids that included free pictures with the Easter Bunny, Magician Train Rides, and an Ice Cream Egg Hunt. Thanks to all who attended the event! We had a wonderful time with you and your … [Read more...] about Easter Funday 2017
If you are or know a State of Texas employee, you should know about a new Texas Senate budget rider that would limit your options for care in the event of a medical emergency. On Wednesday, March 15, 2017, the Senate Finance Committee voted to add a rider to Senate Bill 1, the Senate budget bill, … [Read more...] about Texas Senate Bill Limits Health Care Options For State Employees
Although we treat serious emergencies, we hope you'll enjoy our new, light-hearted Christmas commercial! Merry Christmas this Winter from Beaumont Emergency Center. … [Read more...] about Merry Christmas From Beaumont Emergency Center
We continue with our Back To School series as Drs Short and McLaughlin present part III, "Fall Basics." Fall is finally here. With it comes cooler weather, football, and “colds”. While we enjoy the fall colors and tailgating events, we want to keep our friends and family in good health. Below are … [Read more...] about Back to School Checklist – Part III
Dr. McLaughlin is joined by Dr Patty Short, MD as they continue with "Part II of the Back to School Checklist" Part II: Encourage and Maintain Healthy Habits." School is back in session. The dinner table is strewn with homework assignments and textbooks. It seems that the clothes you just … [Read more...] about Back to School Checklist – Part II
by Dr. Eric McLaughlin, M.D. and Carlos I. Sosa -- Part I: Get off to a healthy start With less than two weeks to go before your student(s) are back to school, the pressure is increasingly present to supply your child with the “latest” and “coolest” gear, from fashion to electronics. Although … [Read more...] about Back to School Checklist – Part I
Emergencies happen and when they do it’s important to know how to act. 911 is definitely the quickest way to call for help. But when is 911 the right answer? Dialing 911 gives you immediate access to the fire department, an ambulance, and assistance from your local police. So what constitutes … [Read more...] about Using 911
Knowing when to treat a medical situation as an emergency can mean the difference between life and death. While the following list is not intended to include every kind of potential medical emergency, it does provide some common issues that act as red flags. The choice to make is whether or not to … [Read more...] about When is it an Emergency?
Did you know that 50 million working days are lost annually because of the common cold? Sometimes it’s hard to even tell if you have a cold. Is it really a cold? Is it allergies? Perhaps even the flu? We decided to give you a few clues. When a cold strikes it usually begins with a sore … [Read more...] about Do I Have a Cold