Posts tagged Telemedicine
How Presenteeism Can Affect Your Bottom Line

This year’s flu season is reaching near pandemic levels. The number of patients receiving care for flu-like symptoms shows a trend that is eerily similar to the data from the peak of the 2009 Swine Flu Pandemic. Many are quick to blame this year’s vaccine and call it ineffective. While there is no single factor that causes such an outbreak, there is one critical contributing factor that is often underestimated: presenteeism.

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Telemedicine - You're Missing Out On

Studies show, it takes nearly 2.6 weeks to get an appointment with a primary-care provider. Telemedicine allows you to do it in 2.6 seconds. As technology continues to evolve, so has traditional health care. Doctors are finding more ways to efficiently and conveniently care for patients through the use of telemedicine.  Telemedicine uses technology to facilitate communication between a doctor and patient who are not in the same physical location for the purpose of medical evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment.

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