Post Written By Nancy Cappello In 2004, I was diagnosed with advanced stage 3C breast cancer. My 2.5 cm tumor, illuminated on ultrasound, was invisible by mammogram. Stunned that my yearly mammogram, just six weeks earlier, did not reveal my cancer, which metastasized to...

Post Written By Kerri Sparling “So what happened here,” and my doctor would point to a single blood sugar from three Thursdays ago, a 243 mg/dL at 3 am. And I wracked my brain trying to remember what happened that night. Had...

Post Written By Susan E. Mazer Do you use mobile medical and health apps to monitor your health? Are your physicians using them with patients? Modern Healthcare reported last month on the varying increase in use of mobile medical and health apps by...

Post Written By Andy DeLaO Another verbal joust between Mike (@uscaspecialist) and I this week was on the topic of patients, engagement, and getting shit done. I shared a few observations with Mike: “Satisfaction” always seems to be highest in oncology departments Patients seem...

Post Written By Haley Pysick In an age where healthcare delivery is progressing to serve the needs of more patients, underserved groups of people continue to face overwhelming health disparities. The term “underserved” includes a broad array of people such as...

Post Written By Philip Kersten American cities have achieved the intentions of their design with outstanding success. Economic growth and urban expansion has been a benefit for American businesses for decades and the design of the cities we live in has...

Post Written By Steph Habif I read a white paper today called “The ROI of HIPAA Compliant Texting and Telemedicine: Improve CMS Core Measures and Reduce Transfers.” But not one return on investment (“ROI”) metric about a texting and telemedicine solution...