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MetaPhy partners with Hawaii Gastroenterology Specialists

MetaPhy partners with Hawaii Gastroenterology Specialists.  MetaPhy is excited about our partnership with Hawaii Gastroenterology Specialists in Pearl City, Hawaii.  This physician practice has implemented our complete set of treatment and diagnostic services.  According to Chris Oubre, President and Chief Operating Officer at MetaPhy Health, “The partnership with HGS has exceeded our expectations to this […]

10 conditions made worse by poor sleep

 A good, restful night’s sleep is known to be good for your health – but not getting enough sleep can be bad for it. Studies have found a lack of sleep over time can increase the risk of developing some conditions or make existing ones worse. Here are some examples: 1. Obesity and putting on weight A study in […]

Sugar-sweetened drinks raise risk of diabetes, metabolic syndrome

Regularly drinking sugar-sweetened beverages such as soda and juice contributes to the development of diabetes, high blood pressure and other endemic health problems, according to a review of epidemiological studies published in the Journal of the Endocrine Society. The analysis also found a link between sugar-sweetened beverage consumption and the metabolic syndrome—a cluster of risk factors that raise the […]

CMS shakes up telemedicine, will pay for more services

On Thursday, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services released a final rule for the 2018 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule. The lengthy (as in 1,653-page) document outlines numerous changes. For one, it increases physician payment rates by 0.41 percent for 2018 compared to this year. But a less frequently highlighted part of the rule is what it does for telemedicine. CMS will be paying […]

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