ProMedica OnDemand: How Virtual Doc Visits Improve Patient Access
Modern technology has changed the experience of doctor house calls. Apps are making it easy to video chat with a doctor for quick and convenient medical consultation According to information and analytics firm IHS , the annual number of virtual doctor consults are growing rapidly and expected to reach up to 5.4 million by 2020. Major insurance carriers are following suit with the trend by expanding coverage to include these virtual visits Earlier this year, ProMedica launched its virtual visit service, ProMedica OnDemand , which allows patients to talk with U.S. board-certified providers from a mobile app or website. The service offers 24/7 access for patients of all ages. “ProMedica OnDemand offers patients a convenient, affordable…
Surgeon jumps from bridge after divorce from TV personality wife
A top local surgeon and the ex-husband of ABC News’ chief women’s health correspondent killed himself by leaping off the George Washington Bridge, it was reported Sunday. Dr. Robert Ash…
ACR 2017: Can wellness advice get radiologists active?
WASHINGTON, DC - If sitting is the new smoking, then radiologists have a bad habit to kick. Fortunately, teaching them ways to be more active can have a positive effect, according to a presentation at this week's American College of Radiology (ACR) annual meeting.
What to ask before you buy hearing aids
Before you make the purchase, ask these questions to make sure you’re buying the right type of hearing devices for your budget, lifestyle and degree of hearing loss.
Everyone should cook with MSG, says food scientist
"I like to encourage my kids to eat a little healthier, so I'll sprinkle a little 'supersalt' in there. That stuff is really powerful."
How Specialty Certification Influences Professional Practice : Journal of Nursing Administration
Certified Nurses Day (March 19) honors nurses worldwide who contribute to better patient outcomes through board certification in their specialty. In this month’s Magnet® Perspectives column, Sharon Vanairsdale, MS, APRN, ACNS-BC, NP-C, CEN, program director for Emory University Hospital’s Serious...
I Am Teaching My Daughter That She Does Not Have To Be ‘Sorry’ All The Time
Women are still given the message to be agreeable and quiet. And I have been complicit in passing that message on to my daughter.
5 Tips to Help Families With a Diagnosis of Autism
As a speech-language pathologist, you’ll encounter many opportunities to work with people with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Some families you work with as a speech-language pathologist may be ne…
Interoception, what is it and how do I improve it?
By Kristin Connell, OTR/L What is interoception? Your stomach is grumbling, your mouth is dry, your heart is racing, your fists are clenched. This is your internal system signaling your brain that you are that you are hungry, thirsty, nervous or angry. You are using your interoceptive
What Are the Signs of an Eating Disorder?
Eating disorders involve extreme and dangerous eating habits, including binge eating, purging, and drastic reductions in food intake. Sometimes, eating disorders are severe enough to require emergency care and hospitalization. It can be difficult for family members to detect the signs of an eating disorder because it isn't unusual for patients to try to hide these behaviors.