Lifestyle

CEOs, athletes, and celebs are paying $10,000 for this 6-hour physical exam that includes a massage and 2 meals in an ultra-luxurious, spa-like NYC facility

A New York City health center offers a $US10,000 physical exam catered to CEOs, athletes, and celebrities in a luxurious,spa-like facility. The exam at The Elitra Health Manhattan Center for Life and Longevity is designed for the most discerning clients who want a high-end private experience, according to COO Ari […]
CEOs, athletes, and celebs are paying $10,000 for this 6-hour physical exam that includes a massage and 2 meals in an ultra-luxurious, spa-like NYC facility
News

Online Doctor’s Sick Visits Could Be Coming To A Computer Near You

[credit provider=”Flickr / Anoto AB” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/anotogroup/3464773467/in/photostream/”] Could we be seeing the end of routine doctor visits?Scientific American reports that researchers are testing a new system for electronic doctor visits that could potentially eliminate the need for patients to see a doctor for routine illnesses.
Online Doctor’s Sick Visits Could Be Coming To A Computer Near You
Markets

Patients Save A Ton Of Money With Extended Office Hours

[credit provider=”Wikimedia Commons” url=”http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:WPADoctorNursePatientNOLA.jpg”] Doctors have long toyed with the idea of hosting extended hours in the evening and weekends to help patients avoid costly trips to the emergency room or hospital.In making their office less like a business space and more like a “medical home,” the doctors believe they’d […]
Patients Save A Ton Of Money With Extended Office Hours
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Study Suggests That Yearly Physicals Aren’t Necessary

[credit provider=”flickr/seattlemunicipalarchives” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/seattlemunicipalarchives/4058808950/sizes/o/in/photostream/”] Even when healthy, some people religiously head to the doctor every year for a physical exam, which is often covered by health insurance.But a new review from Danish researchers concludes there is little benefit to such routine exams on healthy people.
Study Suggests That Yearly Physicals Aren’t Necessary
Markets

The Days Of Waiting Room Clipboards May Finally Be Over

[credit provider=”Image courtesy of ZocDoc”] ZocDoc, the online service that lets you find and book appointments with doctors online, wants to eliminate one common headache for new patients: paperwork.  Rather than sit for 20 minutes filling out a trees’ worth of medical forms in the doctor’s office, people using Check-In, […]
The Days Of Waiting Room Clipboards May Finally Be Over
Strategy

INSTANT MBA: Tech Companies Need To Spend 98% Of Its Time On This To Be Successful

[credit provider=”Tech Crunch via flickr ” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/techcrunch/7256172462/”] Today’s advice comes from Cyrus Massoumi, CEO and founder of ZocDoc, via his interview with TechCrunch.“If you look at all of the technology that we developed across our entire engineering team of the last four and a half years, there are really only four […]
INSTANT MBA: Tech Companies Need To Spend 98% Of Its Time On This To Be Successful
Markets

Why It Pays To Ask Your Doctor For Prescription Samples

[credit provider=”Flickr / AKZOphoto” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/akzo/6920056322/in/photostream/”] You go to the doctor. Your doctor writes you a prescription to cover an ongoing ailment that you’re suffering. He mentions a few side effects. You’re uncertain about taking this medication and don’t want to spend a lot of money on an expensive prescription that […]
Why It Pays To Ask Your Doctor For Prescription Samples
News

This Astrophysicist Blogged Her Open-Heart Surgery

[credit provider=”Defective Heart Girl Problems” url=”http://defectiveheartgirlproblems.wordpress.com/”] On April 19, Dr. Allan Stewart told Summer Ash that she needed open heart surgery. Summer is a postdoctoral researcher at Columbia University in the Astrophysics department.She blogs at Newtonianism for the Ladies, tweets as @Summer_Ash, and is the in-house Astrophysicist for The Rachel […]
This Astrophysicist Blogged Her Open-Heart Surgery
Markets

Question Everything To Get The Most Out Of Doctor’s Visits

[credit provider=”Flickr / illuminaut” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/illuminaut/3991207189/”] Health care is an unavoidable aspect of being human, and even with stellar medical coverage, it deserves a line item in your budget.According to the latest News and Numbers report from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, the average visit to a doctor’s office costs $199—but […]
Question Everything To Get The Most Out Of Doctor’s Visits
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Scientists Make A Discovery That May Change The Future Of Cardiovascular Medicine

[credit provider=”YouTube/SourMcSkittles” url=”http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8xzVOsYGRp8″] Scientists have developed a simple blood test that may be able to predict whether a person is at high risk of suffering from a heart attack two weeks in advance, Medical News Today reports.The test came as a result of a study, published in the journal Science Translational Medicine, that measured […]
Scientists Make A Discovery That May Change The Future Of Cardiovascular Medicine
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Here’s How To Quickly Spot Those Costly Mistakes On Your Medical Bills

[credit provider=”Flickr”] More than 80 per cent of medical bills contain errors, according to Medical Billing Advocates of America.However, Tomer Shoval, founder of the personal health care management site Simplee, told Mint.com. “that finding and fixing errors can save you hundreds, if not thousands, of dollars.”
Here’s How To Quickly Spot Those Costly Mistakes On Your Medical Bills