This is an odd time to be practicing medicine. Nobody knows how this Coronavirus era of 2019 and 2020 will be viewed in the history books decades from now, but we do know that our healthcare community will be the heroes of the story. Physicians, nurses, and all our healthcare providers are on the frontlinesREAD MORE
As I’m typing this, TEDMED 2014 is wrapping up. Most of us are familiar with TED, if nothing else via the occasional TED Talk that goes viral on social media. But building on TED’s tagline, “ideas worth spreading,” TEDMED describes itself as “a global community dedicated to unlocking imagination in service of health and medicine. Our goal isREAD MORE
Why Telemedicine? What is the Future of the Virtual Appointment?
With the recent push to achieve “meaningful use” of EHR, the advent of Accountable Care Organizations, increasing numbers of patients, and other effects of the Accountable Care Act telemedicine is becoming more common and more necessary than ever. But what is telemedicine exactly? The American Telemedicine Association defines it as follows: “The use of medicalREAD MORE