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I don’t feel well. What do I do now?

I don’t feel well. What do I do now?

I don’t feel well. What do I do now?   Where should I go for my care? That is a loaded question. Do you have a choice? Sometimes you don’t have a choice, like if you have been in an accident. Sometimes you are required to go to a particular location as part of your insurance coverage. Yep – super user friendly!!! Right???!!! Keep reading for some helpful tips on comparing hospitals and nursing homes! I am a nurse. If…

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Digital Health – Perfectly Positioned Across Populations

Digital Health – Perfectly Positioned Across Populations

  Digital Health – Perfectly Positioned Across Populations The emergence of Digital Health technologies (Telehealth, Telemedicine, Virtual Health and Wearable Devices) in the U.S. is becoming rapidly prevalent to serve population health. Digital Health’s inherent ability to accommodate generational norms and values is its key.  As people become more mobile, its important telemedicine becomes entrenched so that healthcare delivery and health systems alike can: accurately track the needs of the patient, provide timely responses which many times are critical and…

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Where Should I Get My Medical Care?

Where Should I Get My Medical Care?

I don’t feel well. What do I do now? Where should I go for my care? That is a loaded question. Do you have a choice? Don’t have a choice – Trauma, Medicaid, where your physician has privileges Have a choice – How do you find out where to go Yep – super user friendly. Using Hospital Compare from the CMS website, users can compare hospitals against a number of variables. This tool is also available for nursing homes I…

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Digital Health – Perfectly Positioned Across Populations

Digital Health – Perfectly Positioned Across Populations

By Dr. Bobbie Kite, University of Denver & Bobby Balke, University of Denver The emergence of Digital Health technologies (Telehealth, Telemedicine, Virtual Health and Wearable Devices) in the U.S. is becoming rapidly prevalent to serve population health. Digital Health’s inherent ability to accommodate generational norms and values is its key.  As people become more mobile, its important telemedicine becomes entrenched so that healthcare delivery and health systems alike can: accurately track the needs of the patient, provide timely responses which many…

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