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The Advantages of Technology in the Healthcare Industry

The Advantages of Technology in the Healthcare Industry

The Advantages of Technology in the Healthcare Industry When the COVID-19 pandemic forced people to stay at home, telemedicine and telehealth services became essential for sustaining their health and wellbeing. Numerous healthcare professionals also found this technology convenient for treating more patients within a shorter timeframe. Now, this technology has only gotten better and more

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Social Distancing: Is It Really a Healthy Choice?

Social Distancing: Is It Really a Healthy Choice?

Politicians and government officials are adding more restrictions and regulations to our daily activities. For example, when the coronavirus pandemic first struck the United States, our nation’s leaders forced businesses to close and curfews to be enforced. They also told us to avoid gathering with more than 10 people at a time. Their excuse for

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Overcoming the Racial Disparities of COVID-19 Deaths

Overcoming the Racial Disparities of COVID-19 Deaths

The COVID-19 pandemic has killed hundreds of thousands of people in the United States. Government health officials have told us that senior citizens are more likely to die from the virus. However, they have not told you about the racial disparities regarding the number of COVID-19 deaths. Various news outlets have recently shed light on

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Lowering the Costs of Unneeded Medical Testing and Treatments

Lowering the Costs of Unneeded Medical Testing and Treatments

Healthcare spending is too outrageous in the United States because of all the unnecessary medical testing and treatments given to patients. It resulted in about $765 billion in wasted medical expenses paid in 2018. Not even inflation can keep up with the tragic rising healthcare costs in this country. Patients and employers are both suffering

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Should Elective Procedures Resume Again - Perhaps Not Yet - PRIMARY.

Should Elective Procedures Resume Again? Perhaps Not Yet.

When COVID-19 became a severe health crisis in America, many hospitals and medical facilities stopped performing elective procedures for patients. Instead, they needed the space and resources to treat the high number of COVID-19 patients. Not only that but the government regulations and restrictions forbid elective procedures. As a result, it caused significant financial problems

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The Benefit of Value-Based Care for Remedying Racial Health Inequalities - PRIMARY

The Benefit of Value-Based Care for Remedying Racial Health Inequalities

Statistics show that non-white Americans were more affected by the COVID-19 pandemic than white Americans. Much of this racial inequality had to do with the racial disparities in our nation’s healthcare system. For instance, more white Americans have health insurance coverage than non-white Americans. Some people may blame this on lower-income communities consisting of mostly

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Using Technology to Help Homeless People Improve Their Health - PRIMARY

Using Technology to Help Homeless People Improve Their Health

The COVID-19 pandemic seems to be slowing down as government restrictions begin to get lifted across the United States and around the world. Many Americans are eager for things to get back to normal again in their lives. Unfortunately, the thousands of homeless Americans in the country will continue struggling to find affordable housing and

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Three Tips to Make Family Medical Practices Much Better - PRIMARY

Three Tips to Make Family Medical Practices Much Better

Physicians have been under so much pressure over the last few decades. Most physicians work over 60 hours per week because their medical facilities are understaffed and overworked. Much of their schedule gets filled with tasks outside of treating patients, such as supply chain issues, staffing issues, and administrative burdens. Now, with the pandemic added

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