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Less than 10% of emergency room visits are actual emergencies.

There are many differently credentialed individuals that work in health care. Often times it is not clear by the name badge or the uniform what the person actually does or is supposed to do. This post will hopefully shed some light on the subject.

Many patients are keenly aware of the dangers of heart disease. It is in fact the number one cause of death in the world. Unfortunately the majority of health care providers are entirely unaware of the effects of mental health on the development of heart disease and various outcomes from heart disease-related complications. It has […]

The company I just founded in it’s first week of operation saved a Blue Cross Blue Shield of NC almost $2000.  It saved the patient from spending several hours in the Emergency Room. There was a patient that was traveling in the NYC area who had injured himself and suspected that he had a fracture. […]

I’m sure you’ve seen the article in the WSJ Metro Medical Direct in New York city is a web-based primary care house calls practice that offers secure portal communications via the Med Fusion patient portal system. This practice takes the best of the old way of rendering care and combines it with current technology […]

This is true if it is done in the traditional approach of the current medical model. The problem with the current medical model is that it is hinged on doing things to people for which the tax payer, insurance company or individual can be billed. If you do nothing to the patient then you have […]