From an early age (back in the era of the dial-up modem), Olive has been fascinated by the power of pixels. After graduating from Georgia State University with a dual major in Printmaking and Creative Writing, Olive joined the Nuesoft team in early 2009. Likes: clean code, gradients (within reason), and standards compliant CSS. Dislikes: missing semicolons, memory-lag, and clowns.
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(REUTERS) A divided Supreme Court upheld most of the Obama administration’s health care law, the Affordable Care Act (ACA), ruling that the law’s penalty for those who ignore a mandate to carry health insurance counted as a tax and was authorized under Congress’s power to raise and collect taxes. The federal-state Medicaid program was found unconstitutional, however, with the Court ruling that the federal government cannot impose sanctions on states’ existing Medicaid funding if the states decline to participate in the Medicaid expansion. The law was designed to bring health insurance to more than 30 million previously uninsured Americans and to slow down increasing medical costs. How will this judgment impact the nation’s 691,000 physicians?* Today, we asked physicians around [cont...]
We’ve come to the conclusion of our health care infographic series. Hopefully you’ve not only enjoyed the pretty artwork, but learned a few things about the health care industry. Let us know which was your favorite. If you have a cool health care or healthcare IT related infographic please send our way. We would love to see it. #4 - Prescriptions Most Marketed to Doctors For physicians, interacting with pharmaceutical representatives is just another part of life. But did you know that the top drug companies spend over $16 billion each year just marketing to doctors? Check out this infographic for an eye-opening break down of the most marketed prescriptions, top selling drugs, and different tactics pharmaceutical reps use to make their [cont...]
Earlier this week we brought you the first in a 3-part series of healthcare related infographics from 2011. Check out the next two. Again, these are presented in no particular order. #2 – The Rise of the Digital Doctor With 90% of physicians riding the social media wave, there are big, new implications for physician and patient communication. This infographic gives a peek at how online communities may increase medical advancements, and how physician/patient communication has changed throughout history. It even gives a handy break-down of the most influential doctors on twitter. See how you stack up against Dr. Oz in re-tweets! #3 - The Most and Least Expensive Cities for Health Care Ever wondered how your city’s health care [cont...]
The majority of people are visual learners. So it is no surprise that there has been a sharp increase in the use of infographics to display complex data in a way that the general public can understand. The healthcare market has taken note and now uses this go-to-tool for data visualization of various industry related info. We combed the internet to collect the most interesting and relevant examples of healthcare infographics from 2011. We’ll be presenting them in no particular order throughout the next week. First up – The Doctor’s Tech Toolbox This infographic illustrates how physicians are quickly embracing mobile healthcare solutions. See which devices are the most popular and what resources physicians are accessing with them. For more on Mobile Health [cont...]