As you can see from above, there are many pros and cons to #telehealth. In my opinion, it should be used as boots and suspenders for patients that cannot come in person for risks, ability, or socioeconomic status and or for simple medication updates, follow-ups or maintenance care. Source: https://www.nashvillemedicalnews.com/article/5523/telehealth-lessons-learned-what-not-to-doa-video-series See attached 12-minute video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tWKOOrrxtoU The ri
Source: NPR https://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2022/05/13/1098867553/nurse-sentenced-probation This is a tough one. Did she make a grave mistake? Yes. Did she do it intentionally? No. Did she take accountability immediately? Yes. Did the hospital defend their employee? No. Did they fail to report the accident on Murphey's death certificate? Yes. They paid the family out of court and attached a gag order.
There are no winners here. The Murphey's lost thei
https://thehill-com.cdn.ampproject.org/v/s/thehill.com/opinion/healthcare/580397-price-transparency- Last week I blogged about #EmergencyRoom overcrowding, staff shortages, and suggestions on when to go to the #ER vs. your #GP and/or #UrgentCare. The attached article discusses the cost factor in going to the #ER before any #treatment begins and the need for #price transparency. In the United States, an emergency room visit costs $2,200 on average, according to #UnitedHealt