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Better Medicine thru Better Medical Histories

“When you live with a life-altering health condition – like an autoimmune disease, chronic illness or developmental disorder – there are bad days and good days without hows or whys. Maybe there’s a pattern to what hurts and what helps, but you haven’t found it.   Yet.

Betterpath is a free service that combines what’s happened in your medical history with what’s happening in your […]

From Managed Care to ObamaCare to “Smartphone Medicine”

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After suffering through Managed Care and now living through remedial intended ObamaCare, the United States has entered the first truly exciting times of global healthcare.  The innovative spirit prevalent in the United States is due to the convergence of eHealth and mobile health, the emergence of healthcare […]

Doctors passing onto Patients the cost of adopting EHR systems

 

For so many years, the business of healthcare was managed pursuant to the handwritten notes of medical professionals.  However, the advent of technology and recent legislation has made the adoption of “Electronic Health Records” or “EHRs” mandatory.  It is my contention that medical practices adopting EHR programs are simply a “cost of doing business.”  So, why are some Doctors sending out letters to their patients asking them to […]

REAL Healthcare Reform = ObamaCare + eHealth + mHealth

ObamaCare is looked upon both positively and negatively as the end-all / be-all of Health Care Reform in the United States.  It is politically charged and subject to nationwide debate and likely repeated judicial challenge.  However, it need not be so divisive as it seems to have actually inspired and triggered other significant Healthcare reforms and Healthcare entrepreneurial advancements via legitimate Free Market Solutions, namely, “eHealth” [Electronic Health] and “mHealth” [Mobile Health].  This […]

Healthcare Reform = Combination of ObamaCare, eHealth and mHealth

ObamaCare is looked upon both positively and negatively as the end-all / be-all of Health Care Reform in the United States.  It is politically charged and subject to nationwide debate and likely repeated judicial challenge.  However, it need not be divisive as it seems to have actually inspired and triggered other significant Healthcare reforms and Healthcare entrepreneurial advancements via legitimate Free Market Solutions, namely, “eHealth” [Electronic Health] and “mHealth” [Mobile Health].  This Video […]

WegoHealth.com asked: “What does ‘Health Technology’ mean to Me?”

This Picture was originally Published on the following Blog:  http://www.orangejuiceblog.com/2009/06/government-healthcare-review-reprint

Kudos to the Folks at WegoHealth.com for asking the Right Question at the Right Time.

First off, I think this is an incredibly TIMELY “Topic” and excellent Discussion Starter because I find that too many people and diverse groupings of Medical Professionals are […]

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