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 […]
Let me tell you a story. I have a patient – a 60-year-old man with a family history of melanoma and breast cancer…
We’re all familiar with the symptoms of a common cold, heartburn, headache or a sprain. But how do you know when your symptoms are something that you can just take an aspirin or an antacid for, or if you need to call the doctor.
A new era of medicine is on the horizon. We are moving from healthcare that treats illnesses to one that prevents and predicts them, and once predicted, guides us to avoiding future illness. Let me tell you what that future will look like.
If you are looking for the best possible medical care, that is convenient and personalized, increasingly the solution is Concierge Medical Care and in particular, Concierge Telemedicine which provides connected care, all the time, everywhere.
Telemedicine’s missing link: connected care There’s a lot of hype and excitement about telemedicine, but for it to be the healthcare revolution it promises to be, it needs a connected care delivery model. Telemedicine today is mostly built around devices and telemonitoring – people keeping track of their physical activities with Fitbits or monitoring their […]
February 04, 2015 | Eric Wicklund – Editor, mHealthNews A healthcare service borne out of a doctor’s quest to treat globe-trotting solo sailors is building up quite a résumé. It could also be an ideal concierge healthcare model for everything from self-insured companies to remote locations. WorldClinic, based in New London, N.H., “basically started with […]