Tag Archives: Medical

Uber Health’s non-emergency medical transportation platform addresses the social determinants

A partnership between Uber Health and American Logistics is changing the way patients receive non-emergency medical transportation (NEMT). A recent HIMSS20 Digital session dove into just how important it is to provide transportation for patients. Every year, four million medical appointments are missed or delayed because patients can’t get there. “Access to transportation is a… Read More »

Medical mystery: A headache that wouldn’t go away – The Philadelphia Inquirer

After she tried pain medication, physical therapy and massage to the area, muscle relaxants, anti-seizure medications, and chiropractic treatments, her doctor performed various diagnostic tests. An MRI of the brain and sinuses, and a full eye exam all came back normal. This was good news, as it ruled out some more serious causes of headaches… Read More »

Asthma when to seek medical help

Individuals using corticosteroids for lengthy periods also may have problems with wound healing, may gain weight, and may experience psychological problems. Some experts believe that asthma has similar explanation with what happened to allergic reaction. Speak to your GP or asthma nurse who can suggest other ways to get on top of your symptoms. During… Read More »

Sourcing Digital Health for COVID-19? Mount Sinai’s Medical Innovation Lead Has Advice | WTF Health

By JESSICA DaMASSA, WTF HEALTH As hospitals, health systems, and physician practices look to quickly scale up their digital health, telehealth, and remote monitoring offerings to adjust their delivery systems to the COVID-19 pandemic, what questions should they be asking health tech companies in order to make the right decisions? And, how can these health… Read More »

Optimizer System for Cardiac Contractility Modulation: Interview with Dr. Ishu Rao, Medical Director of Impulse Dynamics

Impulse Dynamics, based in Mt. Laurel, New Jersey, has developed the Optimizer system, a device designed to improve myocardial contractility in patients with heart failure. The system is intended to improve the quality of life of heart failure patients by reducing the severity of their symptoms. At present, many heart failure patients have few options… Read More »

Is it safe to see the pediatrician for vaccines and medical visits?

We’re tackling a few urgent questions from parents in this time of coronavirus and COVID-19. Are you wondering if babies and children should continue to have vaccines on schedule? Thinking about how to manage regular medical appointments, and which situations require in-person visits to a pediatric practice? Read on. Should parents take babies for initial… Read More »