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US Employers Use Medical Tourism to Cut Costs

Medical tourism, Medical Travel Global Health Care all meaning patients traveling from their home countries to another destination for medical care. This is completely transforming the health care industry as we know it.  Continue reading

Apple Apps Helping Health Care Decision Making

The simple iPhone interface and Multi-Touch technology let busy doctors get up to speed quickly. Now that Apple has hundreds of medical apps available, iPhone becomes an instant pocket reference for everything from anatomical charts to diagnostic tools, allowing clinicians the freedom to create their own application workflows. Continue reading

Doctors Use of iPads – Tablets – Smart Phones for Healthcare Increases

A Doctor used his iPhone, in combination with an AliveCor — an iPhone-mounted sensor capable of delivering clinically accurate electrocardiograms — to measure the vital signs of a passenger experiencing severe chest pains at 30,000 feet. When the readings indicated that the passenger was, in fact, having a heart attack, Continue reading