Category Archives: Health Care

New York Doctors Refusing Obamacare

New York doctors are resisting ObamaCare, a new survey reveals. A poll conducted by the New York State Medical Society finds that 44 percent of MDs said they are not participating in the nation’s new health-care plan. Another 33 percent … Continue reading

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Obamacare Poll Shows Confusion, Misinformation

(NBC Health) On the eve of major health reform in America, Twenty-nine percent of Americans polled said they were angry about the Affordable Care Act, compared to just 24 percent who described themselves as enthusiastic. A Kaiser Family Foundation/NBC survey … Continue reading

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Can’t Wait for No-Wait Healthcare of the Future

(Nick van Terheyden) Imagine a world where your doctor already knows why you’re sick and can treat you over the phone–leaving the hospitals for the true emergencies. This is what many see as the future of health care. There’s a … Continue reading

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High-End Health Plans Scale Back to Avoid ‘Cadillac Tax’

Say goodbye to that $500 deductible insurance plan and the $20 co-payment for a doctor’s office visit. They are likely to become luxuries of the past. Get ready to enroll in a program to manage your diabetes. Or prepare for … Continue reading

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New Smartwatch from Apple Uses Biometric Sensors

The rumor mill over at Apple is kicking into high gear a year ahead of the projected release of its smart watch dubbed iWatch.  In typical Apple style, analysts last week leaked juicy tidbits about the development of the new … Continue reading

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Give mHealth this Mother’s Day

If you want to do something thoughtful for your aging mother this mother’s day, give her an mHealth plan.  You want to be there for Mom, but when you can’t, you and she can rest easy knowing that an emergency-trained … Continue reading

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Integrating Telemedicine into Healthcare

The CEO of the American Telemedicine Association Jonathan Linkous said that the stage is set for making telemedicine “a profit center” during a session at this year’s ATA International Meeting & Trade Show, held in Austin, Texas. Linkous emphasized the role … Continue reading

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