WANTED – PHYSICIANS FOR NATIONAL TELEMEDICINE PRACTICE

LOGO MAIN 300x931 WANTED   PHYSICIANS FOR NATIONAL TELEMEDICINE PRACTICEWe are a nine year old healthcare company specializing in telemedicine and telehealth programs. We are seeking part-time or full-time MD’s and OD’s IN ALL STATES, Continue reading

Insurance Reimbursement Affects Student Use of Telemedicine

stu2 Insurance Reimbursement Affects Student Use of Telemedicine One longstanding barrier to wider telemedicine adoption is reimbursement: Medicare, Medicaid, and private insurance each have complex guidelines about which providers, patients and applications qualify. Those caveats make it tough to develop a telemedicine offering capable of covering its costs and benefitting as many patients as possible. Continue reading

Cuomo Signs Telehealth Bill Requiring Medicaid Reimbursement

ny Cuomo Signs Telehealth Bill Requiring Medicaid ReimbursementThe new legislation would require Medicaid to reimburse for telehealth service costs.

Telehealth has become a powerful tool in providing healthcare to underserved populations because of its low costs and ability to reach otherwise inaccessible patients, Continue reading

Amazing Food Science Discovery: Edible Plants Talk to Animal Cells, Promote Healing

edible Amazing Food Science Discovery: Edible Plants Talk to Animal Cells, Promote HealingExosomes: The ‘Missing Link’ In How Plants and Animal Cells Communicate and Collaborate

This is the first study of its kind to look at the role of exosomes, small vesicles secreted by plant and animal cells that participate in intercellular communication, in interspecies (plant-animal) communication.

The study explained the biological properties of exosomes as follows: Continue reading

Measles Transmitted By The Vaccinated: Government Researchers Confirm

measles vaccine spreads infection 300x199 Measles Transmitted By The Vaccinated: Government Researchers ConfirmA remarkable study reveals that a vaccinated individual not only can become infected with measles, but can spread it to others who are also vaccinated against it – doubly disproving two doses of MMR vaccine is “99% effective,” as widely claimed. 

One of the fundamental errors Continue reading

USDA Claims Pesticide Residues in Food Is Safe—Here’s Why They’re Wrong

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According to the USDA, more than half of all foods tested last year had detectable levels of pesticide residues, but most, they claim, are within the “safe” range. However, foods are NOT tested for glyphosate residues Continue reading

Mental Illness Disability Claims Require Specialized Input

ill 300x150 Mental Illness Disability Claims Require Specialized InputMore often than not, effective management of disability insurance claims related to mental illness requires a specialized understanding of the comorbid relationships they share with physical medical conditions. Continue reading

State Challenges Health Care Reform Law’s Reinsurance Fee

images1EC3CKFN State Challenges Health Care Reform Laws Reinsurance FeeThe state of Ohio and several Ohio public entities, including universities, filed suit Monday in federal court challenging as unconstitutional a health care reform law-authorized program that requires employers to pay billions of dollars to the federal government.

The assessment under the Transitional Reinsurance Program is intended to Continue reading

Touch, Hugs, Massages and Health

massageshealth1 300x225 Touch, Hugs, Massages and HealthA study from Carnegie Mellon University suggests that hugs may help protect against infection. The researchers surveyed 400 healthy adults about the number of hugs they received over a two-week period, and then intentionally exposed them to the common cold virus. The study subjects were quarantined and monitored for illness. Continue reading

Low Body Temperature Symptoms and Causes – And How to Treat It

lowbody 300x192 Low Body Temperature Symptoms and Causes – And How to Treat ItTemperature is an indicator of the amount of heat contained in a system and in the human body our temperature is an extension of basic body metabolism and a host of other factors. Heat is a form of energy and every reaction in a human body occurs at a certain energy or temperature level thus tracking Continue reading

High-Fiber Diet Linked to Disease Prevention and Lower Mortality

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Several studies have shown a 10-percent drop in risk for any cause of death with each 10-gram-per-day increase in fiber intake 

Soluble fibers help nourish beneficial bacteria, which assist with digestion and absorption of your food, and play a significant role in Continue reading

Independence Blue Cross Invests in Chronic Care App Developer CareCam

CareCam Health Systems 200x300 Independence Blue Cross Invests in Chronic Care App Developer CareCamWest Conshohocken, Pennsylvania-based chronic care app developer CareCam Health Systems received a strategic investment from Independence Blue Cross Center for Health Care Innovation. CareCam has already raised at least $12.4 million to date.

CareCam raised $2.4 million late last year, according to a filing with the SEC in November. Given the timing, it is likely the Independence Blue Cross investment made up all or part of that round, which the filing notes had one investor. We’ll update with more information once the company responds to our request for additional details. Continue reading

Republicans Move to Kill Health Reform Law’s Individual Mandate

house2 300x154 Republicans Move to Kill Health Reform Laws Individual MandateLegislation that would eliminate the health care reform law’s mandate for most Americans to buy health insurance was introduced Wednesday by a pair of senators running the committees with the most influence over health care issues. Continue reading