Entries by The Healthcare Standard

Balancing Tech And Patient Care In Telehealth: A Case Study With CallOnDoc

Telehealth took on a whole new importance in 2020, with the pandemic making virtual doctor visits an excellent alternative to spending time in a crowded clinic waiting room. However, there’s a lot more to telehealth than screenings for Covid-19 and diagnosing simple issues like ear infections. As the demand for telehealth services grows, certain providers […]

People Who Live In Nursing Homes Should Be Our Top Priority

2021 is beginning a lot like how 2020 ended. Across the country, there is a steady increase in coronavirus cases and hospitalizations. But there is another population that continues to show a record number of new cases: people who live in nursing homes. A recent report by the American Health Care Association and National Center for Assisted Living […]

National Youth Day: 5 Lifestyle Practices To Ensure Reproductive Health in Youth

Making some healthier lifestyle changes can help improve reproductive health, which is important for general health and well-being. New Delhi: India is powered by its massive youth population  who hold the potential of driving the country’s progress. The Union Government has duly recognised this and has introduced the National Youth Policy (NYP), the latest being in […]

WHO Warns New Covid Variants Are ‘Highly Problematic’ and Could Further Stress Hospitals

New, more contagious mutated variants of the coronavirus are “highly problematic” and could cause more cases and hospitalizations if the virus’ spread isn’t immediately suppressed, the head of the World Health Organization said on Monday. The global health agency was alerted over the weekend of a new Covid-19 strain discovered in Japan, WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus […]

Business, Health Groups At Odds Over New Republican COVID-19 Bill

Business and health groups were largely at odds Tuesday as the state Assembly’s health committee heard public testimony about a brand-new, GOP-backed proposal to respond to COVID-19 in Wisconsin. Republicans are lauding the wide-ranging bill, which includes more than 44 provisions, as a long-awaited response to the virus’ social and economic effects across the state, while Democrats […]

What’s Next for Senior Tech? 5 Insights From The Thrive Center

Technology adoption among older adults is growing, and there are no signs of slowing down: Those age 50 and older are using smartphones, wearables, voice-powered home assistants and other smart home technologies with almost the same vigor as younger people, according to a recent AARP report. Three-quarters of this surveyed demographic indicate a desire to […]

Hospital Celtics Back in Full Force As 4 Players in Health, Safety Protocols

The Boston Celtics may find themselves even thinner than they have been lately, with news that several players will likely miss Friday’s game with the Washington Wizards due to the league’s health and safety protocols, per ESPN’s Tim Bontemps. The ESPN writer shared in a tweet that much of the team’s frontcourt in big men Tristan Thompson, […]