By AnnaMaria Turano – At the end of the 19th century, “The Lady With the Lamp”— or as she is more widely known, Florence Nightingale — founded modern nursing. When the Crimean War began in 1854, the British were unprepared to deal with the number of sick and injured soldiers.
ATA Calls On Governors to Recognize Out-Of-State Licensed Clinicians and Waive Telemedicine Restrictions to Help Combat COVID-19
The ATA pledged to support states across the nation and their health care needs by encouraging governors and state professional licensing boards to allow out-of-state clinicians holding a license in good standing to treat residents in response to the COVID-19 outbreak.
Medici, a virtual healthcare company, launched Operation 11/11, a new initiative providing no-cost virtual consults to all U.S. veterans on Veterans Day, November 11. This week’s Friday Five tells all about what Operation 11/11 has to offer.
By Sylvan Waller, MD – I spoke recently at the annual Georgia HIMSS conference in Atlanta. I based my presentation on my growing belief that almost every problem confronting the healthcare system today can be mitigated by virtual care. It’s no secret that the healthcare industry is struggling. Here are just a few growing trends putting pressure on our system: