January 17, 2014 in HIPAA, Home Slider, News, Practice Management By Kimberly Lord Stewart The digital age of medicine is upon us. Sophisticated digital technology tools like a Google contact lens can measure blood sugar from tears (see the story here), and biosensors can continuously monitor blood pressure opposed to the f ... Read More.
DEAR MEDXCOM PATIENTS, WE WISH YOU A HAPPY AND HEALTHY NEW YEAR! RESOLVE TO MAKE YOUR HEALTH AND YOUR FAMILY'S HEALTH, A PRIORITY IN THE YEAR 2014. WARM REGARDS, THE MEDXCOM TEAM ... Read More.
Looking for your medical records, a doctor or a pharmacy while traveling? We've got an app for that! What’s the easiest, lightest, most important item we forget to (pack) bring with us when traveling? Popular travel app options range from GPS features, mapping, virtual photos, translators ... Read More.
June 26, 2013 By Tom Barkley The U.S. government’s initiative to improve patient access to healthcare data is trying to get the attention of patients, providers and innovators by crowdsourcing ideas and urging people to steal its software coding. Like many in the healthcare sector, Rashad Abdul-Salaam is frustrated with the slow ... Read More.
i-Patient Today, the patient is able to take a more active role in the management of their healthcare, mostly due to the effects of digitalization of medicine. Basically, the patient is aided on two main fronts; 1) Access to information, and 2) Support. ACCESS TO INFORMATION We will dedicate a page to a lis ... Read More.
By ANKITA RAO, Kaiser Health News February 28, 2013 Last year Dr. Michael Nusbaum introduced a mobile application in an effort to make scheduling a medical appointment as easy as sending a Facebook message to a friend, and as safe as sharing your medical information in person at the doctor’s office. The New Jersey-based surgeon said ... Read More.
Doctors Show uses the MedXCom Patient App to demonstrate the Safe Bumping feature. February 7, 2013: “Safe Sex App?”
Check out the video entitled “Safe Sex App” featuring the MedXCom Patient App on the Doctors Show February 7, 2013. Don’t miss it! ... Read More.
Posted by or from a variety of publications on EducationViews.org on January 15, 2013 in Health, News of the Day | 0 Comment By getting testing yourself and through only having sexual relations with individuals who have also been tested… Users “bump” phones and can share their STD FREE status • 50% of all Americans ... Read More.
By ABC News Dec 25, 2012 7:00am ‘Bumping’ Your Way to Safer Sex With a Smartphone App Reported by Dr. Lauren Browne: Let’s face it. Teens have sex. Parents may choose to ignore it, and teens may choose to deny it, but almost 50 percent of American high school students are having sex, according to the U.S. Cen ... Read More.
By Karla Hamal, RD MedXCom Nutritional Consultant Reading labels can allow us to be more aware of the food that we are eating. New Year's Resolution: slow down and take a look at the food label step by step! 1) Start with the Serving Size. The rest of the nutritional information applies to the serving size. Be sur ... Read More.
by Karla Kamal, RD, MedXCom Nutritional Consultant The fall/winter holidays come around once a year, so a few of my favorite things can't hurt, can they? The average weight gain over the Holidays is 1-5 pounds and many people keep that extra weight permanently. So what to do? 1) Get active. Start with a walk before dinne ... Read More.
By Karla Hamal, RD, MedXCom Nutritional Consultant Can Halloween be healthy? Consider these numbers: 3 mini Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups have more sugar than a glazed doughnut 1/2 pack of Skittles has more sugar than a scoop of Haagen-Dazs Cookies and Cream Ice Cream 9 Twizzlers contain the same amount of calories as a Wendy ... Read More.
August, 2012 Top Health Issues for Seniors Share this article: By Mary Romelfanger What are the biggest health issues for seniors in the U.S. these days? While seniors have thei ... Read More.
By Dawn Klingensmith Perhaps a text message from the doctor's office seems like inadequate or impersonal post-operative care, but that method of contact might actually help patients recover faster after surgery, new research suggests. The study looked only at women who had breast reconstructio ... Read More.
Part 1 of a Series Waking up as the new you By Michael M. Rothkopf, MD, FACP, FACN © 2012 CONGRATULATIONS! You have taken a big step to getting healthy and preventing illness by committing to battle obesity. It will not be easy. It will be frustrating. It will be hard work. But it definitely can be done. I am a ... Read More.
by Dr. Michael. M. Rothkopf, MD, FACP, FACN © 2012 Can type 2 diabetes be prevented? The answer to this question is definitely YES! Remember we're talking about Type II diabetes not Type I. Let me explain the difference between them. Type I diabetes is also called juvenile diabetes. It’s a disease that permanently sca ... Read More.
By Karla Hamal, RD, MedXCom Nutritional Consultant Most people should get 40-50% of their energy intake from carbohydrates. Carb counting can be challenging! 1. Watch your labels : 1 carbohydrate serving is 15 grams on the label Limit meals to 2-3 carb servings/day or 30-45 grams and snacks to 1 carb serving (15 grams) Age, he ... Read More.
by Karla Hamal R.D., MedXCom Nutritional Consultant Peanut free does not have to be boring! Fresh apple slices with T. Mazetti’s carmel apple dip Make healthy trail mix : use Sun-Maid Raisins, Jet puffed mini marshmallows and Rice Chex cereal A Bag of Orville Redenbacher, Pop Secret or Healthy Choice Popcorn Jello Vanilla, Cho ... Read More.
Observer Tribune Posted: Monday, August 20, 2012 10:11 am By PHIL GARBER, Managing Editor | 1 comment MENDHAM – In an age of Facebook where the most personal and detailed information can instantly be shared worldwide, it would seem that patients would be able to quickly communicate with their doctors in times of emergency and ... Read More.