Patients head online in search for second opinions  

First comes the diagnosis, and then comes the second opinion. The number of patients seeking additional advice for a diagnosis is growing and patients are heading online.  That second medical opinion is coming from a growing number of startups ... [Continue Reading]

Doctors On-Demand: Startups put a new spin on house calls

New high-tech healthcare services are bringing house calls back in vogue. It’s “Uber for health-care,” doctors and nurses coming on-demand to provide medical care for non-emergencies such as giving flu shots or treating strep throats. These new ... [Continue Reading]

Yelp to add healthcare data to hospital reviews

The Yelp pages for hospitals, nursing homes and other healthcare clinics will soon get new feature giving patients a better idea of what to expect at a certain facility. Yelp announced a partnership with ProPublica, a non-profit investigative ... [Continue Reading]

Inside the Hospital Room of the Future

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Doctors and nurses busted for $712 million Medicare fraud

The FBI arrested 46 doctors and nurses across the country this week in the largest Medicare fraud bust ever. In total, 243 people were arrested in 17 cities for allegedly billing Medicare for $712 million worth of patient care that was never given ... [Continue Reading]

Telemedicine: Medicine gone mobile

Full article here. Telemedicine is on the rise. The number of people using their phones and computers to connect with a doctor is skyrocketing, but that convenience is raising some new questions, reports CBS News medical contributor Holly ... [Continue Reading]

Active Shooter Response: Precautionary Measures Can Save Lives

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