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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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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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GetMedCallAssist™ Expanding Immediate Care Mobile Health Service Nationwide

First Call Access to Emergency Trained Physicians SOUTHFIELD, MI –  GetMedCallAssist™, the only mobile health service that accepts emergency and non-emergency mobile calls without members having to schedule an appointment or wait for a physician call back, is expanding its … Continue reading

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Bill to License Health Insurance Navigators Moves Forward

Legislation paving the way for a new kind of healthcare worker passed the Georgia legislature in March. The health insurance navigator would be a licensed and regulated profession in health care, helping residents learn about the Affordable Care Act as … Continue reading

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App Market for mHealth services to reach $26 billion by 2017

Between now and 2017 the mobile healthcare services market will start ramping up into a commercial phase, expected to reach $26 billion worldwide as smartphone apps enable the mHealth industry to monetize these services, according to an announcement about a new … Continue reading

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Cisco: 74% of Consumers Open to Virtual Doctor in Study

New Orleans – IT Giant Cisco Systems today at the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society Conference in New Orleans released the results of a customer experience study on health care. The report looked at consumer perceptions and health care … Continue reading

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Six Ways Wellness Makes Sense for Small Business

Telemedicine isn’t the only way small businesses are tackling health care. Wellness programs are a rapidly growing field of preventative medicine in the business world.  More than 81% of American businesses with 50 or more employees have some form of … Continue reading

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