• The Democratic Presidential Debates and Healthcare

    The 2020 Democratic presidential campaign kicked off strong with back-to-back political debates in Miami, Florida. It was the topic of healthcare that dominated the post-debate analysis. More specifically, it was the expansion of single-payer coverage or “Medicare-for-All” that became the hot button issue of the debate. 

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    Surprise Medical Bills: Finding the Middle Ground

    Surprise medical bills tend to arrive in the mail unexpectedly, weeks to months after a patient visits a doctor or hospital outside of the insurance network. The “surprise” comes to the unlucky patients in the form of large bills that they usually are not prepared for, due to be paid in a few weeks’ time.

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  • Virtual skilled nursing and physical therapy: What is possible?

    The home is becoming the center of care. Services that have been traditionally offered only in doctors’ offices and hospitals are now being delivered directly to patients where they live.

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  • The Future of Home Care for the Elderly

    The United States is aging quickly. By the end of 2019, there will be more Americans over the age of 65 than under the age of five. Americans prefer to grow older in the most familiar environment, while receiving all their care needs.

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  • Can Smartphones be Used as a Medical Device?

    Smartphones may soon convert patients’ homes into hybrid doctors’ offices, making access easier, especially for elderly and disabled patients. The cost savings may be considerable.

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