medical care

Eko Duo Device

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A revolutionary new device is taking health care out of your doctor's office and into your home.

“For the first time in history physicians can actually do a cardiac exam from their patient's bedside while they're sitting at the hospital.”

Jason Bellet is co-founder of Eko Devices. A company, based in the San Francisco bay area that first got attention for a blue tooth stethoscope attachment that tracks and logs your heart beat. Now the company has received FDA clearance for a new device called the Eko Duo Device.  read more »

Pay As You Go Medical Care

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Looking for good medical care? Why not pay as you go?

“It doesn't involve a lot of people but it does involve some and I expect the trend if anything will probably increase or even grow. “

Aubrey Serfling is President and CEO at Eisenhower Medical Center in Rancho Mirage, California. A medical center where doctors have dropped out of traditional insurance plans including Medicare and operate in a cash pay environment. So you open your wallet and in return you receive high quality medical care whenever and how often you might need it. A trend popular with both patients and doctors.  read more »

This story could make you sick

It looks like getting your annual check-up might become even more of a pain.

According to a recent survey primary care doctors in the United States feel overworked and almost half of them are planning on cutting back or quitting medicine completely. The survey conducted by the Physician’s Foundation found that of the 12 thousand doctors that responded, 60 percent would not recommend medicine as a career, 20 percent are cutting back on patients and others are considering a move to part time work.  read more »