Doctors become doctors to care for people, to listen to them, guide them toward wellness, diagnose and treat them when they are ill, and generally to be healers rooted within a community. These themes are so foundational that the hypocritic oath specifically calls out the importance of mentorship between physicians, the need to remember the
Welcome to the Dedication Health wellness blog. Here you will find tips for diet, exercise, or stress relief as well as current trends in the healthcare industry and technology.
In a world that revolves around digital information, doctors and other medical practitioners have begun to heavily rely on electronic health records. EHR or electronic health records are digital records of health information. They contain all the information you’d find in a paper chart — and a lot more. There are many benefits to using
Choosing a primary care physician is one of the most important decisions you will make for your health. If you don’t have a primary doctor or are not at ease with the one you currently see, it’s time to find a new doctor. Whether you just moved to a new city, had a bad experience
The enormous advancement in videoconferencing technology over the last few years has made it possible for people to access this technology via PCs, smartphones, and tablets, something that was not possible after it went live. This technology has gone viral and is slowly replacing the routine patient visits to a physician in the health sector.
February might be well-known as the month of love, but it is considered American Heart Month as well. It is the perfect timing to learn what heart disease is and how you can prevent it. Heart disease is a serious and dangerous condition, which takes the lives of many people every day. As the leading
New Year’s is an opportunity to recommit to your health and well-being: Eat better. Exercise regularly. Drink more water. Changing your habits, no matter how well-meaning, is hard. And if you’re looking for New Year’s resolution ideas you can actually stick to, consider looking past the big, obvious ones and and seek ones that may
Imagine being able to reach a primary care doctor any time you want. A personal doctor who knows your entire medical history; answers your emails, texts, and phone calls 24/7; and gives you same-day appointments when you’re sick. And all for a flat fee that is generally less than the cost of a cup of
Medication errors have been shown to be the most common type of errors affecting patient safety. In fact, preventable adverse drug events are associated with one out of five injuries or deaths. Preventing harm from medications, or adverse drug events (ADEs), remains a top patient safety priority. Medicine reconciliation is an effective tool for for
At a time when in-and-out appointments are a financial necessity for most physicians, Dedication Health and a growing number concierge medicine practices are maximizing their time to provide patients with enhanced access. By keeping their patient count low, concierge doctors have the opportunity to better serve their patients. At Dedication Health, patients enjoy 24-hour access
Specialist Care: How Do I Find a Medical Specialist Near Me? A specialist is a doctor who, as the name implies, specializes in a particular type of medicine, like Cardiovascular Medicine, Endocrinology, or Geriatrics. Knowing which medical specialist is right for which ailment often requires time, research, and expertise. Use this guide below to determine