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Disrupting the Current Telehealth Model

Disrupting the Current Telehealth Model

Healthcare needs new solutions that will positively impact the patient, as well as help their clinician provide the best treatment possible. In this article I will define and differentiate between telehealth and telemedicine, discuss the current trends in telehealth and finally provide you with ideas on how to improve telehealth.

The Health Resources and Service Administration defines telehealth as, “the use of electronic information and telecommunications technologies to support long-distance clinical health care, patient and professional health-related education, public health and health administration.”

Telehealth is a more extensive program that can also include non-clinical services, such as training or meetings. Telemedicine typically refers to remote clinical services and specialties.

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25/06/15 Opinions # , , , ,

Go from Idea to Production – Part One

Go from Idea to Production – Part One

How do you go from idea to production? It’s a question that all entrepreneurs struggle with. Through hard work and education, I have discovered that it’s a lot more than just luck. This article will provide you with some insights on how I have had an idea and the roadblocks that came with it.

I can’t tell you how many “million dollar” ideas I have had over the course of a year. At least I think they’re million dollar ideas and how can I argue with myself? All jokes aside, I have had a few ideas in the past couple of years that I think could be useful and feed my entrepreneur spirit.

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16/06/15 Opinions # , , ,

Four Steps to Finding the Perfect Hosting Company

Four Steps to Finding the Perfect Hosting Company

Finding website hosting company that is a perfect fit for your website can be tricky and time consuming. While planning for Odd Opinions I did a lot of homework concerning content, naming and hosting. The content and naming was easy but the hosting company on the other hand, with all of the options available, was more difficult. I had to do some research to find the right fit.

In this article you will learn what types of hosting solutions are available and how to pinpoint the right solution for your website. I will educate you on the options and tell you how I found my solution.

As always, I highly recommend that you do your own research on this subject. It is important you are happy with your hosting solution. Read the reviews on all of them that you are considering. Pricing is not the only option you should base your decision on. I chose a hosting company that would allow me to grow my blog, had a competitive price and got good reviews from customers like me.

Depending on the size of your website and purpose, there are three types of hosting servers available to choose from:

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09/06/15 Mobile , Reviews # , , , ,

Three Must Have Mobile Apps for the Home

Three Must Have Mobile Apps for the Home

I’m on a quest to use my phone for everything because I hate having stuff in my pockets. House keys, car keys and a garage door remote control are no exception. The reason… I don’t like to carry more than one thing on me at a time.

Now before you say anything I know it sounds silly that I don’t like to carry keys or use my garage door opener. But what it’s really all about is I like gadgets and mobile apps, much to my fiancèe’s chagrin!

Here are three must have mobile apps for the home for anyone who wants to empty their pockets!

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07/06/15 Mobile , Opinions # , ,

Mobile Apps for Business

Mobile Apps for Business

Can companies go completely mobile and ditch desktop apps?

Lately I’ve been wondering if a company can transition to mobile apps and lose the desktop platforms. Besides convenience, a major impact to using mobile apps is reducing technology costs.

I wanted to identify the common mobile apps businesses need in order to be successful. The following are examples of mobile apps currently available on the Android, Apple and Microsoft mobile platforms. I used these three platforms strictly because they have the largest market share and have the best chance of meeting business operations needs.

For the sake of this article I am classifying desktop application as an application that is installed on a PC or Mac and not a web-based application. I am defining a mobile app as an app you download and install on your smartphone and tablet.

The purpose of this suggested scenario is to offer a different perspective on typical operations for a business. Through this analysis I offer a different opinion on how technology can transform a business; how a business owner can run their business while on the go.

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I am a professional IT geek. I love technology and how it impacts healthcare.

I created this blog to share my experiences and discuss how technology can impact lives through healthcare and more.

I will discuss ideas I have on how apps and innovative thinking can change and improve the way businesses perform.

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