What’s next for on-demand telehealth companies?

What's next for on-demand telehealth companies?

Amwell got its start providing on-demand virtual care for low-acuity health issues. But the company always planned on transitioning to primarily building the technology clinicians use to connect with their own patients, rather than providing healthcare services, according to Dr.

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What’s Your Biggest Fear? – The Health Care Blog

What’s Your Biggest Fear? – The Health Care Blog

By HANS DUVEFELT When a patient presents with a new symptom, we quickly and almost subconsciously create a hierarchy of diagnostic possibilities. I pride myself in my ability to effectively share my process of working through these types of clinical

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COPD: What’s My Life Expectancy?

What They Do, How They Work

SOURCES: American Lung Association: “COPD Causes and Risk Factors,” “What Is the Life Expectancy of Someone with Pulmonary Fibrosis?” Albert A. Rizzo, MD, chief medical officer, American Lung Association, Newark, DE. Mayo Clinic: “COPD.” Cureus: “Global Initiative for Chronic

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Coronavirus: Questions swirl around what’s needed to achieve herd immunity

Canada adds 6,345 new coronavirus cases as vaccinations continue - National

Canadians have been told that herd immunity must be achieved before some semblance of normalcy can return to their lives, but what is not yet known is what is needed to achieve that level of protection.Herd immunity is defined

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Food and healthcare in war-torn Tigray: preliminary insights on what’s at stake

Food and healthcare in war-torn Tigray: preliminary insights on what's at stake

This image was taken at the Hawzien market in Tigray, two years before the war which has put millions in need of emergency food assistance. Oscar Espinosa/ShutterstockIt is now over two months since a war broke out in Tigray between

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The fight against Sars-CoV-2 in 2021: What’s next?

Covid-19 patient groups fight back against viral false information

  With more than 1.8 million  Covid-19-related deaths worldwide and more than 350,000 deaths in the United States alone, the battle against SARS-CoV-2 is raging on into 2021.   In 2020, we’ve certainly learned that better infrastructure for detection is

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