Nov 20 2013

Technology and healthcare today

When was the last time a medical professional told you to stop Googling to come up with a self-diagnosis of your latest ailment? From ZocDoc and WebMD to iTriage, consumers are empowering themselves to be better consumers of healthcare.

The reality of medical care today is that we must be our own advocates, and whether we are going online to compare symptoms, find a doctor, discern health insurance coverage, or create an advance directive, there are a lot of online and technological resources out there to learn from.

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Oct 22 2013

Congratulations to Hospice and Palliative Care Visionaries

MyDirectives joins the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine (AAHPM) in recognizing 30 of the most influential individuals in hospice and palliative medicine. These accomplished leaders, physicians, nurses, researchers and advocates were named the 2013 Hospice and Palliative Medicine Visionaries in commemoration of the AAHPM’s 25th anniversary.

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