By Devin Partida – Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is a painless condition that causes patients — most commonly those over 50 — to experience blurriness or sight loss when looking at objects directly in front of them. There are several promising new medical advances to treat people with AMD. Here are five of them.Read More
Friday at Five
Listen NOW! Tune in for the latest on what’s new, what’s trending, or what’s next, 24/7 all talk all healthcare and health IT. We have 16 shows with 21 hosts leading you through each episode. This week’s Friday at Five introduces the hosts of each show on HealthcareNOW Radio. Check out the five infographics highlighting the shows and fun facts about each host.
This week’s Friday at Five highlights some episodes the HealthcareNOW Radio staff enjoyed. Check out each of these five shows (Overrated and Underused, Conversations on Health Care, The Incrementalist, The Tate Chronicles, and 1st Health Compliance), and find out why the staff picked these episodes.
For this week’s Friday at Five our station manager, Roberta Mullin, offers a roundup of five shows you should be listening to and the hosts that will make you want to come back and tune in each week.
Getting ready to exercise? How do you prepare? Do you put on a wearable to keep track of your workout? Or is your Fitbit or Apple Watch always on your wrist? We asked our HealthcareNow Radio show hosts what wearables do they use to keep track of their health and exercise activities and habits.
Check out HealthcareNOW Radio’s most played episodes from last quarter on our SoundCloud channel including three timely episodes about the COVID-19 pandemic. Thanks for tuning in!
Telehealth is the use of electronic information and telecommunications technologies to support and promote long-distance clinical health care, patient and professional health-related education, public health and health administration. This week’s Friday at Five recaps our month long concentration on telehealth.
Check out HealthcareNOW Radio’s telehealth infographic. It highlights the top benefits, types of services, mechanisms for delivery, how payment works, and how COVID-19 has increased the demand for telehealth.
Medical experts have now confirmed that wearing a mask or cloth face covering will help slow the spread of the coronavirus. We focus on the most important dos and don’ts and other relevant information about wearing a mask during the COVID-19 global pandemic.