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Beyond tech: The human side of remote monitoring and health call centers

What comes to mind when you think about remote patient monitoring? The first thing most people think of are the various technologies that make this transfer of health data possible. They envision the remote monitoring devices that...

source: By Karen R. Thomas
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"Go to school. You'll be fine," or "If I miss work, I'll be fired." These are common misconceptions most of us have learned throughout life. Why is it so difficult for us to stay home when ill? The reasons are different for each of us....

source: By Dorothy L. Tengler

Patients with Type 1 diabetes are at higher risk of developing dementia later in life than the general population, researchers reported. In an analysis of more than 490,000 patient records from Kaiser Permanente Northern California,...

source: MedPage Today

Two problematic diabetes drugs associated with worrying side effects may reduce the risk of patients developing Parkinson's disease, offering a springboard for further research, scientists said on July 21. An analysis of more than 160,000 British diabetics found that those...

source: Reuters

U.S. News & World Report profiles PAs in their feature on selecting a healthcare provider.

source: U.S. News & World Report

A majority of chronic pain patients who are enrolled in a managed healthcare plan are using chiropractic care or acupuncture or both. But many aren't telling their primary care providers about it. That's the gist of a study that...

source: National Pain Report

Cellular damage occurs when people undergo CT scans, but whether or not this causes cancer or any other health problems is unclear, a new study finds. "The use of medical imaging for heart disease has exploded in the past decade," study senior author Joseph Wu, M.D., director...

source: HealthDay News

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