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Can States Get Out of Telehealth’s Way?

By Dylan Scott This exists: a pair of house shoes, equipped with pressure sensors and a special pedometer, that can sense when the wearer is about to stumble and send out an instant...
Crazy excuses for calling in sick to work

The Craziest Excuses for Calling in Sick

According to CareerBuilder's annual survey nearly three-in-ten U.S. workers phoned in sick with a fake excuse over the last year. Employees called, emailed, or even texted their excuse for being absent, and most presented a...

Quick-care medical clinic models grow

Premium content from Portland Business Journal by Andy Giegerich, Business Journal staff writer ZoomCare's newest health clinic, in downtown Portland's Standard Insurance Building, opened its doors for the first time at 9 a.m. Wednesday. By 9:30...

Health IT is “I will see the doctor now”

By Brad Tritle, Chair, HIMSS Social Media Task Force With all of the excitement and discussion around Meaningful Use Stage 2 happening, it is perhaps good to remind the industry of something physicians...
happy older couple

How to Age Well

Don’t dread getting older! Several studies have shown that older people tend to be happier and view life more positively. Part of healthy aging is learning to adapt to change while staying involved in...
Exercises for older adults

Exercises for Older Adults

You’re never too old to get moving! Exercising and physical activity should be a lifetime pursuit. For older adults who want to keep active as they age, the National Institutes of Health recommends four...
Anti-aging foods include products like black garlic

Healthy Eats: Anti-Aging Foods

In 1513 Spanish explorer Juan Ponce de León went on a quest to find the Fountain of Youth – unfortunately for us, he turned up empty handed. So while there may not be a...

Florida Urgent Care Center Provides Online Doctor Visits

Pembroke Pines, Fla. - With life moving at warp speed, there is no time to be sick. If you get sick, you need to get better as quickly as possible. Good luck scheduling a...
Mind and body fitness moves

Weekend Workout: Mind and Body Moves

As we get older, our bodies AND our minds need more exercise to stay sharp. Learn these moves that combine motor skills and balance to start putting your body and your brain to the...
Improve your mental health and wellness

8 Ways to Improve Your Mental Health

Improving your mental well-being can be a rewarding experience that benefits all aspects of your life. Here are some tricks and tips you can utilize.
Healthy brain foods

Healthy Eats: Brain Foods

Requiring two times the amount of energy than that of other cells in the body this vital organ is a hungry one – and no we’re not talking about your stomach! In order to...
Prescription Discounts Offered to Telehealth Company’s Users

Prescription Discounts Offered to Telehealth Company’s Users

What happens when there is an easy cure, but no way to attain it? Prescription drugs can be expensive, but simply unaffordable for those without insurance. Americans without prescription drug coverage can now save money...

MeMD Provides Online Healthcare Services to Pay-Tech

SCOTTSDALE, AZ , August 1, 2012 -- The next time one of Pay-Tech's employees gets sick, there will be no trek to the doctor's office and no waiting in a room filled with other...

Healthy Eats: Easy Travel Meals

Plane, Train or Automobile – no matter how you are traveling this summer, with a little creativity you can eat well (and healthily!) while on the road Anyone who has ever had a long layover...
Vacation workouts

Vacation Workouts

Traveling can crush your normal workout routine – but only if you let it! There are numerous ways that you can sneak in a workout without disrupting the leisurely vacation that you had in...
Travel Health Tips

Health Brief: Travel Health Tips

For those of us fortunate enough to spend time on vacation this season with family and friends, we have to remember not to take a vacation from our health. No matter if you are...

Telemedicine: A Prescription For Lower Health-Care Costs?

Like its small business clients, Payroll Experts struggles with the ever-rising price of employee health insurance. The Scottsdale, Ariz., company also knows how much its productivity dips when one of its 21 staffers gets...

Getting to Value: Eleven Chronic Disease Technologies to Watch

Publication Date: June 13, 2012 This report examines eleven emerging technologies that have the potential to improve care and lower costs for chronic disease patients. The full report gives an in-depth analysis...

Hey, Doc, Let’s Skype!

You're home alone with your toddler and your 5-year-old. You trip over your son's truck and bust your lip. You're pretty sure it doesn't need stitches, but you hate taking a chance. You also...
Weekend Workout: Water Fitness

Weekend Workout: Water Fitness

Want to lose weight without breaking a sweat? Hop in the pool! This fun, water workout burns mega calories while helping to tone your body. Check out the moves that will help you slim...