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June 10, 2017
Pros and Cons of Virtual Urgent Care Visits

Everything has it's pros and cons, right?  Urgent Care video visits (telemedicine) is no different.  Take a look at this list to help you understand where you may benefit and where problems may arise. Pros of Urgent Care Video Visits (Telemedicine) Cost - If you have not gone to the emergency room ever in your […]

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June 3, 2017
Head Bonks in Kids: When to get a CT

Head Bonks - A Summertime Scenario As we roll into the warmer days of the year, children are out and about everywhere.  Whether playing baseball, soccer, riding bikes, jumping on the trampoline, or just goofing around, summertime is the time of increased injuries and along with that goes head injuries.  While I am not going […]

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May 26, 2017
How to Reduce Your Costs for Non-Emergency Care with Telehealth Visits

Our murky knowledge of healthcare costs Healthcare costs are outrageous and opaque.  Healthcare does not follow the patterns of your standard consumer product.  There are so many layers and so many veils covering up the true cost of care that I would bet most of the time, not even those providing the care know how much […]

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May 19, 2017
Can't Take the Pressure? How to Care for Sinus Infection or Inflammation.

Springtime brings out the flowers, the pollinating trees, and the usually happy to see you pets being walked around our neighborhoods.  But for many of you this time of year, you feel like you are under water, or your eyes are going to pop out of your head, your upper teeth might explode, or your head if […]

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May 11, 2017
Colorado Covers Telemedicine Visits for All

Colorado is a telehealth friendly state.  On January 1, 2017 a Colorado Telehealth law went into effect that requires health insurance carriers to cover health care services delivered to their members via telemedicine technologies on par with that same level of care delivered by an in-person visit.  A revision of that law was signed by Governor […]

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May 7, 2017
How Telemedicine Can Solve Healthcare Access and Cost Concerns

Telemedicine Addresses Healthcare Access and Cost Most will agree that our health system needs a little help.  Healthcare access can be very limited in some areas.  Additionally,  the medical care available in those areas may not meet what would be considered minimum standards.  On the other side of the coin are areas that have abundant […]

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February 21, 2017
To Send for X-rays or Not? A Telemedicine Approach to Ankle Injuries

Do all ankle injuries need an x-ray?  Multiple medical studies that have been confirmed time and time again, the answer is clearly no.  You probably would not guess this by visiting or working in Emergency Departments or Urgent Care Centers across this country full of health care providers afraid of missing ANY diagnosis. Maybe it is […]

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February 13, 2017
Diagnosing a Sore Throat Through Telemedicine

The Over-Prescribing Problem Studies have shown that as many as 70% of patients that present to a doctor with sore throat end up getting antibiotics yet bacterial infection has been found to be the cause of sore throat in only up to about 30% of cases.  That means that there is a significant discord between […]

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