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Telehealth is a modern healthcare option that is attractive to both doctors and patients for many reasons. It’s cheaper and more convenient than traditional consultations and can improve the overall quality of healthcare by connecting patients with the best physicians for their needs—no matter how far away those physicians might be. Specialists can consult with patients half a world away, which is extremely beneficial for patients with unusual medical concerns. Rural areas are especially suited to telehealth, areas where patients would traditionally have to travel long distances to see a healthcare provider or reach a major hospital.
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There was a time in history where our society thought of nurses as not much more than a secretary to doctors. With the recent surge of jobs in the nursing industry and nurses playing a sizable role in our country’s health care system, nursing has proven to be an integral, important and honorable career path.
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June 27, 2016 is PTSD Awareness Day. While most people have some awareness of PTSD, there is a lot more to learn.
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Understanding how the changes in the DMS-IV and ICD-9-CM affect your life can help you manage your own healthcare and education/ work situation.
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I was recently made aware of a number of new documents and resources related to people with disabilities. This one specifically caught my eye. It’s from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and is on the unmet health care needs for people with disabilities (http://www.cdc.gov/VitalSigns/pdf/2010-11-vitalsigns.pdf).
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I recently had the opportunity to have lunch and good conversation with two individuals living with Fibromyalgia (among other conditions), but Fibro was their common thread. What struck me though, was how different their experiences were not only with Fibro itself, but even more so, how different their experiences with healthcare, and specifically healthcare professionals, were.