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What Is Remote Patient Monitoring?

May 19, 2020 by Total Access Medical

Remote patient monitoring (RPM) uses digital technologies to collect medical and other forms of health data from individuals in one location and electronically transmit that information securely to health care providers in a different location for assessment and recommendations. This type of service allows a provider to continue to track healthcare data for a patient once released to home or a care facility, reducing readmission rates. 

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Virtual Healthcare and Telehealth Explained

May 12, 2020 by Total Access Medical

What is virtual healthcare, and how does it meet the growing need for change in the traditional healthcare delivery model? Is virtual care the same as telehealth, and if not, what’s the difference?

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How Virtual Care Can Help You

May 04, 2020 by Total Access Medical

Telehealth is bridging the gap between people, physicians and health systems, enabling everyone, especially symptomatic patients, to stay at home and communicate with physicians through virtual channels. This helps to reduce the spread of the virus to mass populations and the medical staff on the frontlines.

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How Is COVID-19 Affecting Mental Health?

Apr 28, 2020 by Total Access Medical

The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in quarantine and social isolation measures designed to keep individuals physically distanced from others. Although these initiatives are necessary to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus, they may be causing widespread mental health effects, including depression and loneliness, among younger and older individuals alike.

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How To Be Active While Staying Put

Apr 21, 2020 by Total Access Medical

Staying physically active is very important to maintaining good health, both physically and mentally. Studies have shown that remaining active can do wonders for keeping pretty much every part of the body in good shape, and it can even improve a person’s mood.

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White House Praises Philadelphia's Response To Coronavirus

Apr 14, 2020 by Total Access Medical

Days after describing Philadelphia as a potential coronavirus hot spot, Dr. Deborah Birx, the White House coronavirus response coordinator, credited Mayor Jim Kenney’s leadership as the rate of growth in Philadelphia’s COVID-19 cases may be slowing.

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COVID-19: How To Keep The House & Workplace Clean

Apr 07, 2020 by Total Access Medical

The Center for Disease Control recommends these tips for disinfecting surfaces in your home and the workplace. 

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COVID-19: What To Do If You Get Sick & Healthy Prevention Habits

Mar 31, 2020 by Total Access Medical

We all have a part to play in preventing the spread of COVID-19. Make sure you are regularly practicing these healthy habits. If you think you are getting sick, follow this step-by-step guide to prevent spreading the virus to others.

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How Do Poor Sleep Habits Affect Heart Health?

Mar 24, 2020 by Total Access Medical

You go to bed late one night, early the next, and keep crazy hours on weekends. According to research from Harvard Medical School, this erratic sleep schedule may be increasing your risk of cardiovascular disease.

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Boutique Medicine: The Doctor Is There Upon Call

Mar 20, 2020 by Total Access Medical

When you have doctors on demand, you have someone to turn to without always needing an appointment for a question, a vaccine or a prescription refill. Boutique medicine means catering to your needs and addressing your concerns when you need it most.

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