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2017 Brings More Access To Nurse Practitioners, PAs And Telemedicine – Forbes

Americans are poised in 2017 to gain even more access to nurse practitioners, physician assistants and health professionals via I-phones, apps and related digital health technology. Across the country, states led by both Republicans and Democrats have eased scope of practice laws to allow easier access to nurse practitioners...
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Telemedicine services provide convenient alternative – Aurora Advertiser

Liz Peterson — Regional Medical Director, Humana As digital and social tools continue to evolve, individuals of all ages are becoming more familiar with – and reliant on – on-demand services. Health insurers are increasingly offering telemedicine as an added benefit in Medicare Advantage plans as a way for...
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How the 'alt' is polarizing, and harming, medicine – STAT

Looking back, 2016 could be called the year of reactionary politics. Donald Trump was propelled to the presidency through widespread populism, helped by the fringe, conspiracy-theory laden alt-right community. A reactionary, antiestablishment sentiment prevails. The equally dissatisfied alt-med movement aims to have a similar disruptive effect. It certainly has...
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Watertown Daily Times | Local telemedicine initiative has grown … – WatertownDailyTimes.com

Order Prints ‘); //–> ARTICLE OPTIONS More North Country patients than ever are remotely accessing their health care through new ‘telemedicine’ services. More than 1,700 appointments in Jefferson, Lewis and St. Lawrence counties were recorded over the past three years by the North Country Telehealth Partnership. Through telemedicine, patients...
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Consumer Survey Sees Sharp Increase in mHealth, Telemedicine Use – mHealthIntelligence.com

Consumer acceptance of mHealth Was stronger in 2016 than any other year, according to a survey from Rock Health. The San Francisco-based digital health venture fund reports that almost half of the consumers recently surveyed for its year-end report are considered active digital health adopters – meaning they’ve used...
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Top pharmacy challenges of 2017 – ModernMedicine

High drug prices will continue to be the biggest pharmacy challenge for payers in 2017, sparked by the entry of many new specialty drugs on the market for some common chronic diseases— such as diabetes, heart disease, Alzheimer’s, and rheumatoid arthritis—and rare diseases, such as lupus and NASH (nonalcoholic...
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Local telemedicine initiative has grown exponentially – WatertownDailyTimes.com

Order Prints ‘); //–> ARTICLE OPTIONS More North Country patients than ever are remotely accessing their health care through new ‘telemedicine’ services. More than 1,700 appointments in Jefferson, Lewis and St. Lawrence counties were recorded over the past three years by the North Country Telehealth Partnership. Through telemedicine, patients...
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