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Convenience Is Driving Telehealth

American Well is a private company based in Boston, MA. It has a mission to improve access to quality healthcare while making it more affordable for consumers. The company does this by using mobile and web telehealth to remove barriers such as distance, mobility,

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What the Next President Should Do: Healthcare Common Sense

The 2016 election is over, and a top priority for the new administration and Congress is healthcare. The candidates discussed little substance about healthcare during the campaigns, despite the fact it is approaching 20% of our economy and touches every

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Can Texting Boost Medication Adherence

One out of two Americans has a chronic illness. One out of four has two or more chronic illnesses. Chronic illness accounts for half of all deaths, and represents 75% of American healthcare cost. One of the challenges of treating

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What the Next President Should Do About Healthcare (Radio interview)

The sound clip below is from a radio interview on WNZF in Palm Coast, Florida on March 18 with station general manager David Ayers. Bill Tol, Director of Florida Hospital HospiceCare Foundation and I talked with David about healthcare. The interview

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Obamacare and Healthcare Technology Startups

As I wrote in “Political Debates: Little Substance About Healthcare“, I had hoped to hear a lot of substance about healthcare reform during the political debates this year. So far, there has little substance. I doubt if any of the

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