Can Stress Make You Sick?

“Don’t stress it.”

This phrase has become common in our everyday language but do we take our own advice? Ah, if it were only that easy.

Stress is part of the human condition--it has been around since the beginning and isn’t leaving anytime soon....

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Telemedicine Magazine: "When Flu Season Hits the ER, Telemedicine Offers Surge Capacity"

In an important online article atTelemedicine MagazineFirst Stop Health's Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Mark Friedman, describes the valuable role of telemedicine in providing surge capacity for the treatment of victims of the flu epidemic.

Dr....

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First Stop Health Adds $650,000 in Financing to Continue Rapid Revenue Growth

CHICAGO--()--First Stop Health, a leader in the telemedicine industry, announced today that it has secured $650,000 in additional financing, through a convertible note. First Stop Health has now raised a total of $7.85 million in equity.

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Dave Guttman: Telemedicine and Insights on Reconstructing Healthcare (Podcast)

As we start 2018, we looked at our archives for content tha appeared in the past year that continues to generate interest and value for our readers. One notable example is this podcast, with First Stop Health President Dave Guttman, who appeared as...

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What Does Your Fever Mean?

Fevers are certainly draining and unpleasant. Fevers aren’t an illness--rather they’re a symptom of the body’s response to illness. When the body is invaded by viruses, bacteria or other infection the immune system turns up your internal thermometer...

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Telemedicine and Electronic Health Records: Creating a Patient-Centric EHR System

Increasingly, the many difficulties created by electronic health records (EHRs) are a focus of discussion within the healthcare industry. As reforms for  improved physician usability are debated, it’s potentially valuable to recognize that the...

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Pack Your Meds

Vacation—a single word that brings with it the excitement of scenery change, a break from the daily grind, and the promise of a new adventure. Whether you’re traveling by road, sea, or air, getting away can be a therapeutic respite from your normal...

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First Stop Health's Successful Engagement Drives Telemedicine Usage and Savings for Cuyahoga County

When the Educational Service Center of Cuyahoga County in Ohio was looking for a way to enhance healthcare for its faculty and staff and trim costs, it initiated an employer telehealth program in July 2017. And while hospital IT shops might not...

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A Cough That Won't Stop

When you think about SPEED, what comes to mind? A cheetah sprinting across the savannah? A bullet train speeding along the coast? A race car blurring past the finish line?

Few would imagine but the speed of a human cough can approach 500 miles per...

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