Health Care Trends With a Social Media Twist
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When I come down with an illness, the first thing I do is head straight to the internet to look up my symptoms. It’s empowering at times. I feel better prepared when I do get an appointment with my doctor. I’m definitely not alone.
According to a blog written by Riche Chelko, president and founder of The Chelko Consulting Group. patients…Continue
Posted on February 12, 2013 at 9:05am
As you are reading this, 114,810 people are waiting for an organ. Eighteen people will die today waiting for an organ that could save their life. Yet, even for those who undergo a solid organ transplant, they face serious complications. Today I wanted to share exciting news for those who get a second chance. This month, the FDA has approved the first DNA test to help doctors treat a common viral infection in patients who have a solid organ transplant.
The cytomegalovirus (CMV) is…Continue
Posted on July 20, 2012 at 8:38am
One man’s plight to raise money for a 3-year-old boy from Wales who had his legs amputated after contracting meningococcal septicemia has caught the attention of the White House. While attending a ceremony to accept the White House Photographer of the Year award, Dai Baker nearly got thrown out of for…Continue
Posted on April 19, 2012 at 9:47am
As I rushed out the door this morning with my laptop in one hand and iPhone in the other, results from a new survey that aired on the morning news confirmed what I already knew - checking email and using social media is addictive.…Continue
Posted on February 8, 2012 at 2:41pm