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11 Signs Your Pet Needs More Joint Support

As cats and dogs age, they are more likely to experience joint pain or discomfort. Joint pain, stiffness, and discomfort in older- and middle-aged pets are often caused by arthritis. Osteoarthritis is the most common joint ailment that affects adult dogs and cats, although adult pets can also experience joint pain from rheumatoid arthritis and… Read More »

HIMSSCast: The US needs a patient identification strategy yesterday

Earlier this week, an HHS working session met to discuss a long-simmering topic in American health policy: the need for a universal patient-identification strategy. In this episode of HIMSSCast, host Jonah Comstock and Senior Editor Kat Jercich welcome HIMSS VP of Government Relations Tom Leary and Government Relations Senior Manager David Gray to the podcast… Read More »

Virtual care needs to be designed for equitable usage and accessibility [PODCAST]

The Podcast by KevinMD | Podcast | September 1, 2020 “Although technology and disruptive innovation theoretically diminish systemic barriers and geographic isolation, in practice, they frequently widen chasms in access for vulnerable populations. The reality is telemedicine disproportionately caters to younger, wealthier, and more educated patients. Hospital systems need to ensure every patient has access… Read More »

Who needs the flu shot

Have you had a flu shot? Most kids have and there’s good reason. Like all vaccines say: VAK-seens, this one can protect you from a pretty awful illness — the flu. For the — flu season, both types seem to work well. You should get whatever type of vaccine your doctor suggests. Some kids can’t… Read More »