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Doctor housecalls are back with the click of button

Aug 10, 2015
Heal promises an MD in an hour for $99. Renee Dua is the mother of the invention.
Posted In: Silicon Beach, app, healthcare, doctors, medical technology

Fast-tracking doctors to lessen student loans

Jul 20, 2015
A new trend aims to get students through medical school in 3 years instead 4.
Posted In: health care, doctors, medical school
A terminally-ill resident of the Hospice of Saint John is comforted in her bed in Lakewood, Colorado. Medicare has announced plans to reimburse doctors for end-of-life care discussions with patients.

Medicare to pay for end-of-life discussions

Jul 9, 2015
And private insurers usually follow Medicare’s lead.
Posted In: Medicare, doctors, patient, end of life care

Why primary care doctors are getting paid more

Jul 8, 2015
Insurers want the physicians to act as gatekeepers, making them more valuable.
Posted In: doctors, health insurers, primary care
Dr. Diane Tang, of Mohawk Alley Animal Hospital in Los Angeles, examines a cat named Melvin. She will offer several treatment options and estimates before providing him with care.

Health care costs? Let's talk

Jun 17, 2015
Vets offer a price range for treatments. Can we ask our doctors for the same?
Posted In: animals, doctors, medication
Doctors are using the Figure 1 app to share and view medical images, many with the aim of learning about medical conditions.

'Instagram for doctors' is grisly and useful

May 13, 2015
Lurkers are allowed, so privacy is a priority.
Posted In: photo sharing, doctors, medical condition
A push is being made to make healthcare related costs more transparent.

A push for transparency in healthcare pricing

Mar 27, 2015
Prices often remain a mystery in the $3 trillion a year healthcare sector.
Posted In: healthcare, hidden fees, doctors
Healthcare

Romneycare helps reform how doctors are paid

Mar 17, 2015
A paradigm shift in healthcare spending is already starting in Massachusetts.
Posted In: federal government, doctors, Mitt Romney
Demonstrators with the United African Congress (UAC) hold a rally for the 'Stop Ebola' movement in New York.

The Ebola fight's HR problem

Oct 27, 2014
How do groups recruit healthcare workers who are needed to contain the outbreak?
Posted In: Ebola, doctors, human resources, HR, west africa
My Directives

A place to store your end-of-life wishes

Sep 16, 2014
A web-based system aims to use technology to ease end-of-life decision making.
Posted In: Medicare, doctors, advance medical directive

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