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Telemedicine in ambulances? – The Hindu

With the ever-increasing traffic in the city often preventing ambulances carrying critical patients reach hospitals on time, doctors and telemedicine experts have suggested that ambulances should be fitted with internet-driven telemedicine facility. Making the suggestion at a workshop on telemedicine held in the city on Friday, Manjunath, Director...
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Dr. Rangan Chatterjee :Why Modern Medicine Needs to Change – Huffington Post UK

I love general practice but I don’t love the way general practice operates at the moment. Many of my patients feel frustrated by the short consultation times and feel as though they’re “on the clock” from the minute they walk in. This results in them pre-filtering information that they...
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Digital transactions can mean big savings for physicians – ModernMedicine

Electronic transactions can save the healthcare industry around $8 billion each year, according to the 2015 CAQH Index Report, as well as save physicians precious time and money. Reynard Washington, senior manager for research and measurement at The Council for Affordable Quality Healthcare (CAQH) told Medical Economics that of...
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What will a malware breach cost a physician practice? – ModernMedicine

Editor’s Note: Welcome to Medical Economics’ blog section which features contributions from members of the medical community. These blogs are an opportunity for bloggers to engage with readers about a topic that is top of mind, whether it is practice management, experiences with patients, the industry, medicine in general, or healthcare reform....
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Golisano hospital unveils genetic 'telemedicine' program – The News-Press

Buy Photo An emotional Venesia Escalante and Justin Raynosio react before speaking to the media about a genetics telemedicine program that is being offered in the Golisano Children’s Hospital. Their son, Felix, was born at 29 weeks gestation and is in the Golisano Children’s Hospital of Southwest Florida’s neonatal...
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Marvels of modern medicine right in our backyard – Montana Standard (blog)

“What did people do,” my spouse asked recently, “when they didn’t have these options?” The query was directed to me shortly after John was rolled into his hospital room at Community Hospital of Anaconda by two lovely surgical nurses. John had just come from post-op, awakened from anesthesia administered...
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Getting social (and strategic) with Snapchat – ModernMedicine

Marketing without social media is like baking a cake and forgoing the icing. But keeping up with what’s hot and what’s not in social media can be challenging for busy cosmetic surgeons. One plastic surgeon who has figured out how to make Snapchat and Instagram social media platforms work...
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New Medicaid rule carves out a place for telemedicine in care networks – MobiHealthNews

The Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services released its 1,425-page Managed Care Final Rule, a long-awaited update to CMS bylaws which, according to CMS, “aligns key rules with those of other health insurance coverage programs, modernizes how states purchase managed care for beneficiaries, and strengthens the consumer experience and...
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