With Doctor on Demand, patients use a smart device or a computer to connect with a board certified doctor who will do a medical history, complete full exam, and write prescriptions if necessary.
“It definitely shortens that wait time t… Continue reading
From 9News: The pilot was killed and two others injured Friday afternoon when a Flight-for-Life helicopter exploded and burst into flames during take-off near Frisco, according to firefighters. The pilot was identified as 64-year-old Patrick Mahany. The two injured crew members, a paramedic and a hospital employee, were taken to Denver hospitals. They are expected […] Continue reading
Regardless of profession, we all play out the sartorial ritual of considering colors, textures, and garments for work, school and play.
Clothing for doctors is more than just a matter of personal style: it is an emblem of their specialty,… Continue reading
From the AP: On Tuesday, the IOM called for a major public education effort to teach people how to recognize and react to cardiac arrest – including making CPR training a graduation requirement for high school. According to the American Heart Association, Connecticut just became the 24th state to pass legislation to do that. State […] Continue reading
From Fox News: beloved doctor at one of China’s top hospitals has died of sudden cardiac arrest after working a 24-hour shift, prompting medical staff to question workers’ hours and staffing at the facility, Central European News (CEN) reported. Dr. Li Jing, 43, was the head of the emergency department at the Guangzhou Red Cross […] Continue reading
From Indian Express: Emergency Medicine, the speciality of the 21st century, is emerging in India at a very rapid pace. It is interdisciplinary in nature; designed to deal exclusively with emergency conditions of each and every branches of modern medicine. It is the bridging specialty between medicine and surgery. The branch of Emergency Medicine is […] Continue reading
From Fusion: If you call 911 for a stubbed toe in most of the U.S., you could get an ambulance ride and an emergency room visit, costing the system thousands of dollars for something that’s hardly an emergency. But if you try to do the same thing in Houston, you might get told to hitch […] Continue reading
From the Times: North Dakota health officials on Tuesday unveiled a new self-contained emergency room on wheels that can be used during floods, tornadoes and other statewide disasters. The Mobile Medical Unit is 53-foot-long semitrailer converted into rolling hospital that can accommodate up to 16 patients, said Tim Wiedrich, chief of the Health Department’s emergency […] Continue reading
From Modern Healthcare (hat tip: Dr. Menadue) The CMS plans to soften but keep the controversial “two-midnight” rule governing short hospital stays in spite of aggressive calls from providers and policy experts to abandon the policy. In a proposed payment rule posted Wednesday, the Obama administration said it plans to allow physicians to exercise judgment to […] Continue reading
From NJ: Morristown Medical Center should pay property taxes on virtually all of its 40-acre property in town, a tax court judge ruled Friday in a decision closely watched by other hospitals across New Jersey. Tax Court Judge Vito Bianco ruled that the hospital failed to meet the legal test that it operated as a […] Continue reading
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