Doctors gearing up for the digital visit

Technology has led to a paradigm change in all our walks of life – and healthcare is certainly one of them. There have been many technology advances that impact the practice of medicine over the last several decades. Everything from improved digital imaging options to electronic health records has changed the way that doctors and patients work together. The rise of telemedicine –or virtual doctor … Continue reading Doctors gearing up for the digital visit

Tech in Focus: The Evolving Landscape of Telemedicine

Let’s face it. Picking up a phone or doing a video chat is easier and faster than going and seeing your doctor. Plus, say what we will about millennials preferring digital to in-person interactions, but in a field that’s in high demand and often plagued with inefficiencies, there may be something to this strategy when it comes to a large portion of outpatient healthcare. Besides, … Continue reading Tech in Focus: The Evolving Landscape of Telemedicine

What is the procedure that Mick Jagger got for his heart? – Making sense of the acronym TAVR/TAVI

I had a lot of Rolling Stones fans ask me about the procedure Mick Jagger got for his heart earlier this month. While I don’t know him personally, I read on the news that he underwent a transcatheter aortic valve replacement/implantation – abbreviated as TAVR/TAVI. So before we go into too much detail – lets start with the basics. What is aortic stenosis? Your heart … Continue reading What is the procedure that Mick Jagger got for his heart? – Making sense of the acronym TAVR/TAVI