Doctors now have the ability to see patients through phone apps such as mdlive, plushcare and livehealthonline. Welcome to the new way to connect physicians with patients using virtual reality. Virtual hospital care is a solution to hospitals with a lack of beds for patients. Learn about how Mercy Virtual keeps their patients healthy.
It’s been reported that nurses are more likely to be sexually harassed in their workplace than in other fields. This article addresses the “naughty nurse” stereotype. Listen to nurses’ stories of workplace harassment, unwarranted touching, flirtation, and sexual assault.
A study conducted in 2016 on STEM careers identified the differences in clinical care comparison between men and women physicians. The study exposed the differences in the treatment of women and lack of consideration for their health concerns by males.
In the past couple of years, smaller clinics, private hospitals, and local private practicing firms are being taken over by hospital chains. More hospitals are being owned by executives running their facilities from thousands of miles away and these actions are changing the generic landscape for normal healthcare.
Health insurers such as Humana have made claims that the government owes them over $600 million in payments from 2014–2016 for their Risk Corridor Program under the Affordable Care Act.
Congress voted to repeal the Independent Payment Advisory Board (IPAB) on November 2. The board must deliver Medicare cuts if spending rises above a certain level, but is criticized by Congress for ignoring the legwork.
Anita Willis and Sandy Snyder made a decision to retire after helping women deliver over 12,000 babies into the world. Willis and Snyder share memories that have motivated their work throughout their entire career in nursing, until their last delivery on the morning of November 1 at 7:32 am.
The popularity from celebrities speaking out about their sexual harassment cases in Hollywood has encouraged many women to come forward about their experiences using the hashtag #METOO across social media sites.
America has LGBTQ community representation in their government. Virginian voters elected the state’s first openly transgender woman on Tuesday, November 7. Danica Roem won with 54.59% of all votes.