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Telemedicine: Medical Help for Over the Road Truckers

Jan
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CADRPlus, an innovative new health care program that gives you unlimited, 24/7 access to doctors and other industry professionals from the comfort and convenience of your phone or computer

CADRPlus, an innovative new health care program that gives you unlimited, 24/7 access to doctors and other industry professionals from the comfort and convenience of your phone or computer

Becoming ill while driving, it’s happened to all of us who have driven any length of time over the road. What do you do?  Many drivers say they just “tough it out” and keep driving.  But there are many times that you can’t keep driving, especially when it becomes unsafe to drive. Some drivers say to pull over and rest, or even going to a motel.

Others have gone to the ER  or Clinic. One thing is for sure though, there comes a time when medical help is a must. There are many drivers who thought they could just park and sleep it off and found themselves at the edge of death.  You can read some of these stories on our FaceBook wall.

Then, there are the most unfortunate who have been found deceased after going missing for days.  Make no mistake, your health should ALWAYS be ahead of your job on the all important priority list. New technology has allowed for one more solution if one becomes  ill on the road. Unlimited, 24/7 access to the quality care you need, all from your phone or computer.

Tonight January 9th 7PM ET, we will discuss “Medical Help for Truckers While Out on the Road”   Diana Kerekes joins us as our special guest to discuss the many benefits of Call a Doc Anytime, a breakthrough service that brings the doctor to the trucker.

Diana Kerekes is a Master Life, Business and Success Coach and has been a Registered Nurse for 30 years. As a visiting nurse for many of those years, she understands the impact and the consequences of a patient not being able to reach a doctor when needed. As the daughter of a former 25 year trucker, she knew there had to be a better way for professional truckers to reach medical assistance while living life on the road.

While working to make people understand the importance of preventive medicine, her work also consists of helping truck drivers realize that they can receive medical help, 24/7, even when out on the road, all through the magic of technology: Call a doc anytime.

Through Call a Doc Anytime, truckers are able to “see” their doctors through several devices, including, web cam, phone, video or mobile application. Join us tonight as we share our experiences of becoming ill while driving OTR.  What’s your story?

Call us tonight on Blog Talk Radio and discover how “Call a Doc Anytime” can help you address illness while trucking OTR.  347-826-9170
Telemedicine: Medical Help for Over the Road Truckers

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By: Allen Smith

Allen Smith is a 37 year veteran who started at an early age in a household goods family moving business. He began driving straight trucks in 1977 and moved to the big rigs in 1982. His experience within the industry includes; owner operator, company driver, operations manager, and owner of a long distance HHG moving business, taking many of the long haul moves himself when needed. Allen Smith, a truck driver advocate who is driven by the desire to help others succeed within an industry where injustice, unrewarded sacrifice, and lack of respect and recognition exists. Allen and his wife Donna are hosts of Truth About Trucking ”Live” on Blog Talk Radio. Other websites include AskTheTrucker, TruckingSocialMedia, NorthAmericanTruckingALerts, TruthAboutTrucking, and many Social Media websites. In 2011 Allen and Donna hosted the first Truck Driver Social Media Convention, designed to create unity and solutions for the trucking industry. This is now being extended through the North American Trucking Alerts network as those within the industry join forces for the betterment of the industry. Allen strongly supports other industry advocates who are also stepping up to the plate to help those who share honesty, guidance and direction. He believes that all those involved in trucking need to be accountable for their part within the industry, including drivers, carriers, brokers, shippers, receivers, etc… The list of supporters and likeminded people grow daily, networking together and sharing thoughts and ideas for the betterment of trucking. He has coined the popular phrase "Raising the standards of the trucking industry"

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