In order to access health information online and participate in virtual support groups a patient needs to have a basic understanding of how to use a computer and how to navigate their way around the internet. The first thing you need in order to access the internet is an internet service provider such as Comcast,… Continue reading Computer Literacy
When it comes to being diagnosed with a new medical condition, one of the best things that you can do is find a support group. Many times you will have family and friends who are there to help you and encourage you, however it is also helpful to be able to talk to people who… Continue reading Virtual Support Groups
Now that you have been diagnosed with heart failure, you will be adding a lot of healthcare visits, medications, blood draws, and tests to help manage your disease. You may feel overwhelmed or even confused about everything that is going on and need somewhere that you can keep all of your information up to date.… Continue reading Patient Portals
A new medical diagnosis can be scary and overwhelming. You sit through your doctor visit and try to take it all in, but there is so much information that you cannot remember everything he tells you. As you leave your appointment that day, you go home and try to find as much information on your… Continue reading Internet Resources: Useful or Not?