Taking the temperature of Russia’s healthcare

The mantra for many Muscovites these days is healthy living. But when Olga took up yoga 30 years ago, she was the exception. Exercise and a good diet never used to be on the menu. Olga made a business from her hobby, tapping into the health trend by setting up this juice bar. Russians are…

How Mental Health Issues Are Leading to a Shortage of Healthcare Workers

Recently, we discussed some shocking statistics of physicians with depression. To summarize, we proved that mental health issues are especially affecting healthcare workers. Mental health issues within this industry is actually one of the major reasons why there’s such a shortage in doctors and nurses and other professionals. Hi everyone, I’m Matt Moneypenny and today…

Let Nurses Do Their Jobs. Reform Scope-of-Practice Laws.

Meet Jane. Jane woke up this morning with a sore throat—and it really hurt. She called her doctor… who said she could come in…Tuesday. So Jane has a choice. She could wait days for an appointment… …go to the ER… … or just fend for herself. But there’s another way. In some states, Jane could…

3rd Party Payer: How Government Made Healthcare Astronomically Expensive

(Pic: O’Rourke quote) In the previous video we talked about how the United States doesn’t have a free market in Healthcare, and alluded to why the prices are so high. I spoke mostly about Medicare and Medicaid and mentioned that over half of all healthcare dollars are actually managed and spent directly by the government.…

Diagnosing Healthcare Trailer

Every business, every family, every individual in this country every day in some way, deals with the cost of health care As time went on I got worse One injection that I need to take is $600 Most recently in February we were forced to file bankruptcy So life goes along and everything is going…

Medical Assistant Apprenticeship with Providence Health Care

My name is William Soto – I work here at Providence as a Medical Assistant. Before the apprenticeship I worked at Dairy Queen fast-food; I don’t have any medical background. – My name’s Latonda. I am a Medical Assistant apprentice at the endocrinology clinic in the doctors building of Sacred Heart. – The Next Generation…

What Does a Healthy Diet Look Like? | Cedars-Sinai

A healthy diet is a balance of fruits, vegetables and proteins. Ideally avoiding things that are cooked a lot or fried. And focusing on things that are plant based.

Tapping into the Potential of Natural Language Processing in Healthcare

For the last couple years, I’ve been responsible for Health Catalyst’s text analytics initiatives. During this time, I’ve gotten to know Dr. Chapman, her work in her department of the University of Utah. We’re excited to have Dr. Chapman join us to share her perspective on NLP in Healthcare today. I’ll start with her official…