Category Archives: Telemedicine

Better Health Outcomes Through Telemedicine

One of the challenges of being a health care blogger is taking the language of grant proposals and peer reviewed journal articles and translating it into something that the average person can understand.  A recent meeting I attended illustrates this … Continue reading

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Project Echo, Google+, Patient Education, and a Patient Centered Medical Home.

What happens when you ask a social media manager for a Patient Centered Medical Home to write about Project Echo®?  You just might get a strange collection of thoughts drawn into a single blog post.  Ready? Last month, I sat … Continue reading

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Project ECHO

It was like a cross between House and a video version of Car Talk for doctors with patients infected with Hepatitis C.  Instead of breaking into people’s apartments to find some hidden environmental  cause of a difficult to diagnose illness, … Continue reading

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Viewing CHC Through the Lens of a Diabetic Retinopathy Camera

There is an old saying that if you’ve seen one community health center, you’ve seen one community health center.  It reflects the great diversity of health centers across the country, but perhaps does not do justice to our sites.  One … Continue reading

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