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When the Affordable Care Act (ACA or “Obamacare”) was enacted in 2010, one of its major provisions was requiring hospitals…
Virtual doctor visits have taken off during COVID. A new study finds they are convenient and as effective for post-op visits as in-person visits.
Whether for emergencies or monitoring a chronic condition, steps you take before and during a virtual health visit will help you get the most from it.
Hospitals can be life-saving but patients risk new infections in this time of COVID-19 and other dangers. A new roadmap for surviving your stay.
Who owns your medical record? Is it you, the doctor or healthcare organization(s)? What if you’ve seen doctors at different hospitals and clinics? The answers may surprise you.
You likely know more your hair stylist than the people watching over your health. Here’s the education and cost doctors endure to be able to treat you.
What you need to know about the new world of telemedicine. It vastly improves safety and accessibility—but it has limitations, too. Learn about both.
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Once we hit our 60s, 70s and beyond, our medical needs are often quite different from what they were when we were in middle age or early adulthood.
Prepare in advance for better care during a telemedicine consult. Eight-point checklist to help you communicate efficiently and effectively.
Pharmacists can be more convenient than the doctor and cheaper. 10 health services they can provide—from flu vaccines to wellness exams.
The number of doctors in the US will soon be insufficient to meet America's growing and aging populace. Six steps to protect ourselves.
Hospitals have changed from simply caretaking facilities that take care of people to money makers focused on maximizing billing and the bottom line.
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