Telemedicine a Necessity for Alaska Native Villages

Telemedicine a Necessity for Alaska Native Villages

            Discussing its benefits in class last week reminded me of how crucial telemedicine is to many remote populations of the state of Alaska. Having…

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Is Telemedicine the Future of Medical Practices?

Is Telemedicine the Future of Medical Practices?

On last Thursday’s lecture, we were introduced to the idea of telemedicine, which is defined as the use of medical information exchanged from one site…

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                              Smartphones Changing the Face of Health Care

Smartphones Changing the Face of Health Care

Today, smartphones are used much more than just a simple device to communicate with friends and families. Whether you are downloading a coupon app for…

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Electronic Health Records and the Digitization of Healthcare

Electronic Health Records and the Digitization of Healthcare

Technology has progressed to the point that most facets of industry have been fundamentally changed by the rise of the digital age. With information being…

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Cost-effectiveness of Mammogram

Cost-effectiveness of Mammogram

Reading about “defensive medicine and “flat of the curve medicine” remind me of an interesting topic I have discussed about from a medical anthropology class:…

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