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Posted on June 15, 2016 in WorldClinic Blog

WorldClinic is excited to announce that it is providing medical support to rower Erden Eruç as he and his team member Louis Bird row 2,400 miles from Monterey, CA to Honolulu, HI as part of the Great Pacific Race. WorldClinic previously supported  Eruç as he completed a completely human-powered circumnavigation of the globe in 2012. Erden and Louis’ […]

With Zika virus in the news, and the recent Ebola scare, individuals are often bombarded with medical news. However, it’s often impossible to distinguish which stories matter and then make sense of the ones that do. How is someone supposed to know if they are safe to travel during a disease outbreak? Which preventive measures […]

Posted on February 19, 2016 in WorldClinic Blog

WorldClinic’s healthcare delivery model is based on Continuous Connected Care, a level of care that many telemedicine companies cannot provide. However, there is confusion over what this phrase means. Many companies address only continuity or connectivity, not both simultaneously. Here’s a breakdown of how WorldClinic applies this phrase: Continuous “Continuous” refers to continuity of care—the […]

Posted on January 28, 2016 in WorldClinic Blog

From Fitbits to blood pressure cuffs, health monitoring technology is now widespread. However, one aspect that often gets left behind in the excitement over their ease of use is whether or not it creates truly long term health improvements. Though it is empowering for individuals to use these devices and understand their own current health […]

Posted on December 10, 2015 in WorldClinic Blog

It is 2am, you’re in Prague and start to feel vague abdominal pain. You google your symptoms, but nothing seems to be an exact match. Finally, you call the travel assistance hotline your company signed up for. They direct you to a local doctor; you call and find out the doctor’s office is not open […]

Posted on November 19, 2015 in WorldClinic Blog

May 2015: American Express President Ed Gilligan dies at 55 after a clot and subsequent heart attack on a corporate flight.   July 2015: Nintendo President Satoru Iwata dies at 55 from cancer.   All the deaths above caused share prices to fall as the leadership of the company became uncertain. In each scenario, a […]

Posted on August 12, 2015 in Executive Medical Services, WorldClinic Blog

The most important conversation you are not having with your client, (hint: others are) In the past, financial advisors have served as technical experts for clients by interfacing between them and the market. Today, financial advisors act in a much more holistic role. While still adhering to their traditional financial planning roots, they are deepening their […]

Posted on July 27, 2015 in WorldClinic Blog

by Dan Carlin MD, CEO and Founder of WorldClinic The executive physical has been the gold standard for managing the health of executives, but it is no longer enough. Companies need to look at predictive risk for their executives and ways to manage executive health risk. That means going beyond the once-a-year snapshot of an […]

Posted on July 9, 2015 in WorldClinic Blog

For most of us, it was a long, cold winter! The cold has retreated, and the season of sun and fun has arrived! As you head outside, WorldClinic would like to remind you of the potential hazards of the sun so you can enjoy yourself and mitigate some of the risk. The CDC estimates that one in […]

Posted on June 29, 2015 in WorldClinic Blog

You’ve spent decades preparing for retirement – saving and working with your financial planner to make investments that will allow you to enjoy being retired. But one issue has you worried: healthcare. You are not alone in your concern. A recent New York Times article reported on several studies that found that high-net-worth retirees are […]

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