Brazil's inability to provide some 150 million uninsured residents with access to healthcare has created a significant market opportunity for low-cost medical clinics like Dr. Consulta.
In some parts of central Appalachia, doctors are few and far between, and so is the money to pay for them. That leaves a weekend-long annual medical event as some people's only way to get treatment.
Since 1988, Project Street Beat's programs have provided services to people living with or at risk for HIV, and people who may need mental health support or help accessing affordable housing.
To keep employees healthy and productive, businesses are bringing medical care into the workplace.
The Remote Area Medical Expedition, held at a county fairground in Appalachia over three days ending Sunday, drew more than 2,000 people who endured high heat and long waits for basic health services. It was a dispiriting reminder that as Congress flails around for health plans that could cost millions of people their insurance, many more don’t have much or any insurance or access to medical care to lose.
In a growing number of reproductive health care deserts, there’s no place to get an abortion — or give birth.
Mobile clinics are a great way to deliver health care.
Though some feel they compromise quality, student-run clinics are an option to provide care for the uninsured.
Stopping at the local CVS is often quicker, cheaper, and easier than going to a hospital or primary-care physician, but it also denies patients the quality care that comes from long-lasting relationships with doctors.
Our system was predicated on integrated health, including cooking, exercise, nutritional therapy, and mindfulness meditation. Care models in the U.S. still reward treatment, though; not prevention.
In medicine, we speak of “seeing patients” when we are rounding in the hospital or caring for those who come to our clinics. But what about those people who may be sick but do not seek care? What is our responsibility to the patients we do not see?
We started One Medical with the belief that clinical excellence, commitment to service, and a modern approach make for a truly great experience. To bring our vision to life, we listened to our patients, thoughtfully applied technology, and hired the best doctors to create a practice that is designed specifically to meet your needs.
Canopy Innovations is an NYC-based digital health company that is transforming the way our healthcare system communicates with underserved patients.