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Rural Healthcare News 2022

Summary This document provides some information about improving access to healthcare in rural and underserved areas. This is referred to as the democratization of healthcare. This is generally a problem for sparsely populated areas, and areas impacted by severe poverty where schools, hospitals, grocery stores, libraries, and other essential services are limited or dismantled. News… Continue reading Rural Healthcare News 2022

Healthcare System News 2022

Summary This page offers news about the state of healthcare workers and facilities during times of being overwhelmed. Entries are chronological with the source and date used as the header. NBC (18 Nov 2022) “Primary Care Doctors Report Burn Out” — With flu season surging, RSV sending many sick children to the hospital, and Covid-19… Continue reading Healthcare System News 2022

How to cancel a MyChart QuickCare Telehealth Video Visit with UIHC — The number 319-384-8500 is not in service.

If you are experiencing a health emergency, call 911 and seek proper medical attention immediately. The document below is informational and for non-emergency situations only. Summary The number listed in MyChart for cancellation of a video consultation isn’t working and you may want to try 319-384-8442 instead. UPDATE: 15 Mar 2021 This issue described below… Continue reading How to cancel a MyChart QuickCare Telehealth Video Visit with UIHC — The number 319-384-8500 is not in service.

National Response to the Biden Federal Mask Mandate

On 16 Jan 2021, the plan for Joe Biden’s first 100 days was announced. The headline from NPR read “Biden To Quickly Sign Orders Mandating Masks, Reversing Trump Travel Ban And More.” The part about “orders mandating masks” caught my attention. That story was tweeted on 17 Jan at 11:00 AM CT. Here's what President-elect… Continue reading National Response to the Biden Federal Mask Mandate

“Stay Healthy” – Inspiring German Ad from DocMorris (30 Nov 2020)

In the video below, when an elderly grandfather begins to lift weights for no apparent reason, neighbors and family become concerned. Watch the full video for the inspiring conclusion. Video About (Original German Text) “Dieses Jahr ist das schönste Geschenk von allen, dass es uns gut geht und wir gesund sind. Deshalb ist Ihre Gesundheit… Continue reading “Stay Healthy” – Inspiring German Ad from DocMorris (30 Nov 2020)

Reusable Lancets for Glucose Testing

Diabetes Rates Have Doubled Worldwide Diabetes is becoming a global crisis. According to One Drop: “Diabetes rates have doubled from 1980 to 2018, rising from 5% to 10% of the global population. Of those 500M people worldwide living with diabetes today, the prevalence has specifically increased in low- and middle-income countries. … In the current… Continue reading Reusable Lancets for Glucose Testing

COVID-19 and Face Masks – What We Currently Know (11 Apr 2020)

These resources offer the latest information on the use of face masks to reduce the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus, including some recent tutorials on how to make masks at home. Deutsche Welle (9 Apr 2020) Everything you need to know about face masks. How useful are face masks during the coronavirus crisis? Experts can’t… Continue reading COVID-19 and Face Masks – What We Currently Know (11 Apr 2020)

Doximity – Secure Healthcare Video Call for Doctors and Medical Professionals

About Doximity Doximity was established in 2011 with a mission to offer an online networking service for medical professionals. The platform offers its members curated medical news, case collaboration and messaging capabilities. Doximity Support You can get answers to many common support questions by visiting the Doximity Documentation Page or the Doximity Support Request Page… Continue reading Doximity – Secure Healthcare Video Call for Doctors and Medical Professionals

The smartphone app that could stop COVID-19 already exists. (23 Mar 2020)

Introduction World governments and the global healthcare community are rapidly working to stop the spread of COVID-19. I’ve been tracking the Coronavirus since January and providing daily updates since then. I created the COVID-19 Strategic Response Portal for this purpose. A rather simple solution may already exist for stopping the spread of COVID-19. An app… Continue reading The smartphone app that could stop COVID-19 already exists. (23 Mar 2020)

COVID-19 Resources: Greg Johnson Interview with Holly Hart of KICI Radio 105.3 FM in Iowa City

On 18 March 2020, Greg Johnson discussed the COVID-19 Strategic Response Portal with Holly Hart of KICI Radio 105.3 FM in Iowa City. The interview audio is available below. Press the Play button (triangle) to listen. [Date: 18 Mar 2020. Posted: 25 Mar 2020]