Telehealth – The Future is Here

Telehealth is the use of telecommunication systems to provide health or medical care. Examples include videoconferencing, store and forward technologies, and remote monitoring devices. Over the last 5-10 years since the wide acceptance and availability of broadband technology, the use of telehealth applications has substantially increased. The private sector is estimated to be worth over $ 1 billion by the end of 2010. Additionally, over $ 4 billion has been appropriated from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act to support Health IT. The foundation of telehealth technologies is supported by two main ideas, the reduction in travel time and its associated costs.

According to the American Telemedicine Association, telehealth technologies give a clinician the ability to monitor and measure patient health data and information over geographical, social, and cultural distances. Additionally, these video and non-video technologies are utilized to collect and transmit patient health information. Telehealth technologies can track the … Read More

If Physical Health Problems Were Treated Like Mental Health Problems



“Are you even trying to get better?”

Check out more awesome BuzzFeedYellow videos!

MUSIC
Raspberry Jam
Licensed via Warner Chappell Production Music Inc.

GET MORE BUZZFEED:
www.buzzfeed.com
www.buzzfeed.com/video
www.buzzfeed.com/videoteam
www.youtube.com/buzzfeedvideo
www.youtube.com/buzzfeedyellow
www.youtube.com/buzzfeedblue
www.youtube.com/buzzfeedviolet
www.youtube.com/buzzfeed

BUZZFEED YELLOW
Tasty short, fun, inspiring, funny, interesting videos from BuzzFeed. From hilarious social segments to amazing how-to’s and DIYs, BuzzFeed Yellow will entertain, educate, spark conversation about all the little things that matter in life. Just like BuzzFeedVideo, but more yellow.

sourceRead More

Dried Fig

This has just became my friend’s favorite snack. First time I tried it too. Taste pretty good – highly nutritious.

Figs grow on the ficus tree (Ficus carica). Native to the Middle East, figs were one of the first fruits ever to be cultivated. Currently, California ranks third in the world in fig production after Turkey and Greece.

It is said that humans could live on Figs alone as a source of food — such is the goodness and nutrition in the fruit

Figs are high in natural and simple sugars, minerals and fibre. They contain good levels of potassium, calcium, magnesium, iron, copper and manganese. Dried figs contain an impressive 250mg of calcium per 100g, compared to whole milk with only 118mg.

The health benefits of figs include promoting healthy bowel function due to the high levels of fibre. Figs are amongst the most highly alkaline foods, making them … Read More

An Explanation of Medical Billing Software Prices

Medical billing software prices can vary broadly depending on the size and scope of your practice and the software package you choose. Medical billing software is offered in many forms to the discerning customer. Innovations in the technology of medical billing software have created a new benchmark of digital accuracy. There are many packages offered, such as software with equipment lease, software lease via the Internet, or the software along with installation and training. When you are evaluating the needs of your practice, consider the factors that will affect the cost of your medical billing software such as the number of users, the number of patients, amount of use, and amount of data storage.

Many software packages will not fill all the diverse needs of your practice, so make sure you identify vendors who are familiar with health care management solutions and who will work with your practice to sustain … Read More