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Three Ways Technology is Improving Your Healthcare

May 10th, 2021

The World Health Organization (WHO) defines health technology as “the application of organized knowledge and skills in the form of devices, medicines, vaccines, procedures and systems developed to solve a health problem and improve quality of lives.” We live in an era where technology touches our lives almost everywhere, but in terms of healthcare, we have more access than ever to our healthcare providers and tools to guide our personal health strategy.  For example, mobile apps give us access to price comparisons for prescription medicines. Fitness devices and apps can give us feedback on... Read More

Boulder County Reports Positive Telemedicine Experiences

March 30th, 2020

Patients and doctors are reporting positive experiences as doctor’s offices move to telemedicine and online video appointments to practice medicine while maintaining social distancing. A Boulder patient said of the experience, “I think, for all intents and purposes, it was the same as being there. One could even say it might be a little bit better because I didn’t have to drive down there. I didn’t have to expose myself potentially to the (new coronavirus) and it was all done in about 10 minutes.” Many people do not want to make appointments as they do not want to expose themselves,... Read More