The Dirty Ties Between Docs and Drug Makers

The Dirty Ties Between Docs and Drug Makers

July 30, 2013

Doctors, are the decision-makers in prescribing drugs. And to be fair, they often don’t realize that to prescribe a brand-name drug often means switching from a generic that costs many times less. Costs are invisible to them. Which perversely means that the money that drug makers pump into the system has that much more power […]

Rise of the Digital Doctor

Rise of the Digital Doctor

July 10, 2013

With the rise of Social Media, we are seeing more and more professionals actively using different paltforms to connect and share. This infographic highlights the use of social media among doctors. With about 90% of the physician population jumping on the bandwagon of social media, Doctors are exceeding an average of 65% of the general […]

10 Things You (Probably) Wont Hear From Your doctor

10 Things You (Probably) Wont Hear From Your doctor

July 9, 2013

With doctors offices being so busy today, you’re lucky to have even 20 minutes to see your physician, because of this lots of vital information is going unsaid. This infographic takes a look at key health topics that your doctor might not have time to tell you, but that are still important to understand and […]

Doctor Who

Doctor Who

May 31, 2013

Here’s everything you’ve ever wanted to know about the Doctor, but were afraid to ask. I think this is the first time in my life I’ve ever drawn the TARDIS. It was surprisingly hard! It seems like it would be simple; after all it’s just a blue box with some windows. But there are tons […]

Health Headaches: Why Are We Avoiding Our Doctors

Health Headaches: Why Are We Avoiding Our Doctors

May 13, 2013

Health – or the absence of it – is one of Americans’ primary concerns. Magazines and TV ads are plastered with diet tips, exercise regimens and more. But as much as we’re obsessed with our health, we often fare poorly when it comes to maintaining it. We avoid sharing personal problems with our primary care […]

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Why is Healthcare So Expensive?

January 14, 2013

It seems like every time a doctor pops in for a brusque, cold 15-second visit it winds up costing US$500. It’s woe to you if that doctor ends up doing anything—for that, you’ll probably end up paying US$1,500 for a few stitches. How on earth did this happen? Source

Doctors Office Etiquette

Doctors Office Etiquette

November 8, 2012

If you are one of the unlucky patients who has fallen victim to the receptionist-scowl, take a moment to think about your habits. Her scorn could be a result of your poor doctors-office etiquette. Source

The Hospital Room of the Future

The Hospital Room of the Future

October 29, 2012

This infographic takes you into the hospital room of the future where advances in medical science and technology promise to provide you with better medicine and a more pleasurable experience. Source

Our Medicare System. A Blueprint for Disaster

Our Medicare System. A Blueprint for Disaster

September 14, 2012

The Medicare system as we know it is due to collapse in 2016, leaving over 46 million people stranded and over 250 million Americans without hope of healthcare coverage in the coming decades. This is why our current Medicare system is a blueprint for disaster. Source

Rx Non Adherence

Rx Non Adherence

August 3, 2012

This infographic provides data about the amount of medication doctors provide in comparison with patient adherence rate. This infographic illustrates that there is a inconsistency between the two because of the lack of communication between doctors and patients. Patients will not take their medication because they don’t fully understand the reasons behind their diagnosis.

10 Benefits of Health IT

10 Benefits of Health IT

July 8, 2012

This infographic gives a breakdown of the 10 reasons why health records IT is beneficial. Among other reasons, health records that are technically recorded help doctors to provide more efficient and effective medical service.

Doctors on Drugs

Doctors on Drugs

June 28, 2012

One of the largest industries in the world, big pharmaceutical companies spend billions on advertising and marketing every year — usually much more than they spend on research and development. What most people don’t know is that they are also spending millions on persuading doctors to push drugs on patients and our doctors are falling […]