How Does Telemedicine Work?

Telemedicine is on the rise, which is why skilled nursing facilities and other providers should seriously consider joining the 76% of hospitals in the U.S. already using it. Knowing how telemedicine works will likely become an ever more important component of healthcare in the future. What Is Telemedicine? Telemedicine is simply any means whereby doctors, nurses, specialists, etc. can provide…

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What Are Vital Signs and How Are They Measured?

When it comes to caring for your patients, your nurses and staff rely on a number of vital sign measurements. Data on these vital signs should be accurate and up to date. What Are Vital Signs? Vital signs are measurements of basic bodily functions, such as your pulse or rate of breathing (respiration rate). They are essential to monitoring patients’…

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