Category: Patient decision aids

A watch is no longer a watch. It is a wrist-mounted health and fitness monitor for a large and increasing population. Indeed, one in six consumers in the United States now uses a smartwatch or fitness band.  Watches can do much more than watching. The accuracy of these devices is variable, depending on a variety of factors […]

What will happen to our healthcare services once the acute phase of CoVID-19 has passed is anyone’s guess. The backlog of non-urgent surgery and medical treatment grows daily as physicians not involved in acute life-threatening care are furloughed and patients are reticent to see clinicians for fear of catching CoVID-19, if their offices are even […]

Almost one in four of us has two or more health conditions. With each additional disease, morbidity, mortality and poly pharmacy increases. Some think multiple health problems can be cured by minimizing the uncoordinated care that comes with trying to deal with a number of health problems sequentially and that the focus should be on the […]