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Orlando Sentinel
The doctor is online: Remote video medical exams gain popularityWhen Tom Essenpreis first signed up for his company's Anthem Blue Cross health
The doctor is online: Remote video medical exams gain popularity
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 20 hours ago
When Tom Essenpreis first signed up for his company's Anthem Blue Cross health plan, he checked out its website and came across a service that enables him to visit with a doctor online 24 hours a day. He downloaded it right away. "I immediately saw... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
The doctor is online: Remote video medical exams gain popularityWhen Tom Essenpreis first signed up for his company's Anthem Blue Cross health
The doctor is online: Remote video medical exams gain popularity
Los Angeles Times / Posted 20 hours ago
When Tom Essenpreis first signed up for his company's Anthem Blue Cross health plan, he checked out its website and came across a service that enables him to visit with a doctor online 24 hours a day. He downloaded it right away. "I immediately saw... Read more
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MedCity News
From Denver's new digital health center to a doctor's opinion on the approval of Addyi: 5 must-read stories from MedCity News this weekSpecial guest Dr. Wen Dombrowski joined Meghana Keshavan, Stephanie Baum and Ch
From Denver's new digital health center to a doctor's opinion on the approval of Addyi: 5 must-read stories from MedCity News this week
MedCity News / Posted 8 days ago
Special guest Dr. Wen Dombrowski joined Meghana Keshavan, Stephanie Baum and Chris Seper to discuss the interest of clinicians into entrepreneurship for this week’s MedHeads, as well as giving their opinions on the biggest news of the week. Watch... Read more
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MedCity News
Health IT tweet chat examines patient experienceThere’s been plenty of talk about patient-centeredness in healthcare, but the e
Health IT tweet chat examines patient experience
MedCity News / Posted 9 days ago
There’s been plenty of talk about patient-centeredness in healthcare, but the experience too often remains provider-centric. For an hour on Friday at least, the focus of the weekly health IT social media tweet chat (#HITsm) was squarely on the... Read more
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ScienceBlogs
The 21st Century Cures Act: Old vinegary wine in a new bottleThe approval of new drugs and medical devices is a process fraught with scienti
The 21st Century Cures Act: Old vinegary wine in a new bottle
ScienceBlogs / Posted 14 days ago
The approval of new drugs and medical devices is a process fraught with scientific, political, and ethical landmines. Inherent in any such process is an unavoidable conflict between rigorous science and safety on the one side, which tend to slow the... Read more
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MedCity News
Topol shares his own genetic data to promote carrier screeningEric Topol just found out he carries the recessive alleles for two serious gene
Topol shares his own genetic data to promote carrier screening
MedCity News / Posted 16 days ago
Eric Topol just found out he carries the recessive alleles for two serious genetic diseases: A metabolic muscle disease called myoadenylate deaminase deficiency, and hereditary hemochromatosis – a condition that causes excessive iron absorption in... Read more
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Forbes
Medicine Is Going Through A Revolution -- With Doctors' HelpIt is only after a revolution concludes that one can clearly look back and full
Medicine Is Going Through A Revolution -- With Doctors' Help
Forbes / Posted 25 days ago
It is only after a revolution concludes that one can clearly look back and fully understand what triggered the revolution. External factors such as technology shifts can create the conditions for a revolution where it may not have been possible... Read more
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Quartz
How the Apple Watch may have saved this man’s lifeMan uses Apple Watch to self-diagnose heart condition - Quartz heart to heart
How the Apple Watch may have saved this man’s life
Quartz / Posted 25 days ago
Man uses Apple Watch to self-diagnose heart condition - Quartz heart to heart Ken Robson, 64, was visiting his son in San Diego, California when he started feeling weak and light-headed. Whenever... Read more
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MedCity News
Heart patient: Apple Watch got me in and out of hospital fastKen Robson (right), with wife, Gigi. A few days ago, we reported on an inciden
Heart patient: Apple Watch got me in and out of hospital fast
MedCity News / Posted 30 days ago
Ken Robson (right), with wife, Gigi. A few days ago, we reported on an incident, related by digital health champion Dr. Eric Topol, of a patient self-diagnosing a serious heart ailment based on Apple Watch data. We have since spoken to that patient,... Read more

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