It’s Not for Everyone

Telehealth Is Not Everyone’s First Choice With regard to telehealth statistics, we saw a great rise in the number of participants during the past year with COVID-19.  It was a perfect solution for many people, especially if leaving their homes meant putting...

Oversharing

Last week we covered the different ways that social media is playing a role in deploying healthcare messages.  From patient experience to alerting the public about the pandemic, individuals and corporations are taking to the ‘digital airwaves’ of TikTok,...

Socially Distant Messaging

The social media platform TikTok has become a mainstream method of learning dance moves. And some recipes.  And maybe a silly dog video here and there.  But what we didn’t expect it to become was a healthcare platform.  No, surgeries aren’t being performed via the...

Fake Supplements

Fake Supplements Buying a knockoff purse or jersey is one thing, and we can take you down a rabbit hole of “why you shouldn’t do that” that would occupy you for hours.  But when it comes to items you ingest and don’t simply wear, you need to pay attention....

More Time for Comments

  Last week, the Office for Civil Rights (OCR) at the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced that there would be a 45-day extension of the comment period for the public with regard to the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) on modifying the HIPAA...

A Different Kind of Health Hero

A Year of Heroic Feats The healthcare industry has been called to task this year in ways that make them heroic in the eyes of the world.  As a global community, words can’t accurately convey the gratitude they deserve from all of us.  Today we’re going to talk about...