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“Patients” Posts

We’re all about our patients, and these articles center on our patient-focused treatments, state of healthcare quality, and other patient-centric topics. From the current and future healthcare models to the way our nurses and practitioners show true care for the patients in their care, BreatheAmerica is and will always be centered on providing exemplary care for the airways of the patients in our care.



Michael Skiera, President & CEO

From the Desk of Our CEO – Q1 Newsletter 2017

BreatheAmerica family, I Love My Job! There are several reasons why I love my job as the President & CEO of BreatheAmerica but let me share a few of them with you. As most of you know BreatheAmerica is comprised of two specific business lines.  There is our infusion business, which is called Precision Healthcare, […]

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The BreatheAmerica Healthcare Delivery Model

Why do we feel strongly about the BreatheAmerica healthcare delivery model? It is widely known that healthcare delivery is shifting as people seek out more convenient, coordinated services in many facets of their lives. A review of some recent healthcare data finds that more than 50 percent of Americans don’t have a primary care relationship. […]

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Breathe Easier with HEPA Filters

By Ashley Gudgel, Executive Director of BreatheAmerica Albuquerque Most people take care to avoid outdoor air pollutants, but thinking your home is an oasis of clean air is a mistake. We’re not saying this to scare you, but to bring to your attention that indoor air quality is something that requires your attention and efforts […]

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Physical & Emotional Health

Jennifer Jones, LPN – BreatheAmerica Shreveport I started working at BreatheAmerica in July 2012, and we have seen several improvements during that time. The corporate culture is extremely positive and I’ve enjoyed seeing leadership that is focused on integrity, respect, passion and excellence. At BreatheAmerica I work primarily with the pulmonologist and pulmonary patients.  Pulmonary patients […]

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Keeping Patients Comfortable & Satisfied

Crystal Williams, MA – BreatheAmerica El Paso  Five months ago I was rewarded with the great opportunity to work for Breathe America El Paso. I have been well trained, taught professionalism and great work ethic. Working at BreatheAmerica has been a great learning experience for me.  I enjoy coming to work each day knowing I […]

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A New Quality of Life

Bill Pillsbury, Executive Director – BreatheAmerica El Paso  As executive director I have been able to get a unique perspective on the ways in which people deal with compromised breathing. This year BreatheAmerica will participate in a number of health fairs in our area. These will vary from school districts to universities, large employers, city […]

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Patients – Not Just Numbers, but People We Care for

From the Front Lines Holly Viola, Medical Assistant – BreatheAmerica Shreveport Working for Breathe America has been very educational, and the hands on training that I have received far out paces what I’ve experienced in other positions.  Working with our allergist, pulmonologists, and ear, nose, and throat doctors has been a wonderful experience. If I […]

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Advice for Healthy Living

Mary Lou Hayden, RN, MS, FNP, AE-C – BreatheAmerica Richmond You Really Don’t Have to Live This Way Spring is on our doorstep, and for some allergy patients, the spring season signals pollen misery.  Typical spring allergy symptoms include sneezing, itching, runny nose, congestion, red and watery eyes, and even throat and ear itching.  Pollen […]

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2012 Brings an Early Flu Season

Numerous media outlets are reporting a particularly severe and earlier-than-usual flu season. Respiratory infections like influenza, or the flu, are more serious in patients with asthma, and such infections can often lead to pneumonia and acute respiratory disease.  Yet, only one-third of all asthmatic adults and one-fifth of asthmatic adults younger than 50 years of […]

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