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Pracha Eamranond, MD, MPH

Internal Medicine

Internal Medicine

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Dr. Pracha Eamranond has been a chief medical officer in small and large healthcare organizations focusing on patient experience and education. He currently teaches at Harvard Medical School and cares for patients with complex medical and psychosocial issues at Brigham and Women\'s Hospital. He has been invited to speak at national and international conferences on patient and physician experience as they navigate medical information via online resources. He has been an editor for UpToDate, principally managing primary care and hospital medicine.

Education

  • Fellowship: Harvard Medical School Faculty Development and General Internal Medicine Fellowship

  • MPH: Harvard School of Public Health

  • Residency: Yale New Haven Hospital

  • MD: Vanderbilt School of Medicine

  • BA: Johns Hopkins University

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine

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Thank you Dr. Kreps for your insightful videos on this very common problem impacting many of us. Your work on improving sleep has been hugely helpful for me and my patients!

Videos

Insomnia - Diagnosis

Blog

Health App Reviews

As a doctor, I find that many of my patients and doctor colleagues have a challenging time finding the right healthcare app to fit their needs. There are many mobile apps available to help people...

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Dr. Eubany provides valuable insight into behavioral risk factors for heart conditions. I will highlight this video to my own patients who are currently suffering from stress and lack of sleep and may be at risk for heart disease.

Videos

Stress and Lack of Sleep

Drs. Kreps and Hamburger, These app reviews are amazingly helpful as we try to wade through all of the information out there on meditation. I will definitely share this with my patients, friends, and family who are seeking ways to improve their wellness through meditation.

Alexandra Kreps, MD

Article

Mental Health & Mindfulness Apps Reviewed By A Doctor, Psychologist, and User

There are many mobile apps available to help people manage their mental health and practice meditation and mindfulness. Many of them seem to have similar features and functions – how do you know what to...

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Article

What To Do If You Have a Positive COVID-19 Test

Getting a positive test for the novel coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) might feel overwhelming. With the proper steps, COVID-19 can be easily managed and overcome while protecting yourself and others. So even if you haven’t tested...

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Videos

COVID-19 Webcast: National Policy During The Pandemic w/ Rep. Raul Ruiz MD, MPH, MPP

Videos

COVID-19 Webcast: Combatting Healthcare Disparities w/ Dr. Jackie Eubany & Dr. Khama Ennis

Blog

The Future of Healthcare Professionals in the Times of COVID-19

I had dinner in my backyard with two of my former students as they finished up medical school. We were ten feet apart at separate tables wearing masks. As we looked back over the recent...

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Blog

Chief Medical Officer: Pracha Eamranond, MD MPH

INTERVIEW WITH DR. PRACHA EAMRANOND   What guided your decision to go into medicine and your chosen field? When I was young, medicine was not the natural choice for me. No one in my family...

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Calm

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Pracha Eamranond

July 13, 5:07PM

User since 2020

5.0

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Overall Comment

This is a really nice app that can help people learn to meditate and develop better sleep habits.

Pros

Calm has many great features and meditations

Cons

The benefits of the paid version might not be better than available free resources

Videos

COVID-19 Webcast: National Policy During The Pandemic w/ Rep. Raul Ruiz MD, MPH, MPP

Videos

COVID-19 Webcast: Combatting Healthcare Disparities w/ Dr. Jackie Eubany & Dr. Khama Ennis

Videos

COVID-19 Webcast: Healthcare Economics of COVID-19 w/ Dr. Mark Esposito

Videos

COVID-19 Webcast: The Future of COVID-19 w/ Dr. Eric Feigl-Ding

Article

What To Do If You Have a Positive COVID-19 Test

Getting a positive test for the novel coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) might feel overwhelming. With the proper steps, COVID-19 can be easily managed and overcome while protecting yourself and others. So even if you haven’t tested...

Read More

Article

Dancing Through Life Has Health Benefits

Is it the foot-stomping rhythm of your favorite rock song or heart-pumping workout music that gets you dancing? Or do you enjoy the challenge of mastering the more complicated moves of Latin or ballroom dancing?...

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Article

Health Benefits Of Drinking Coffee

That first blissful sip of coffee may do more than speed you through the day. Coffee, and other caffeinated beverages, may have short-term benefits, including increased mental alertness. Many studies show that it may even lengthen...

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Calm

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Pracha Eamranond

July 13, 5:07PM

User since 2020

5.0

StarStarStarStarStar

Overall App Score

Overall Comment

This is a really nice app that can help people learn to meditate and develop better sleep habits.

Pros

Calm has many great features and meditations

Cons

The benefits of the paid version might not be better than available free resources

Happify

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Pracha Eamranond

May 8, 4:57PM

User since 2020

5.0

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Overall Comment

This is a great app to help people learn about mindful meditation.

Pros

The mindful exercises and meditation and sleep aids are great. There is a wide range of options for users to find whatever works for them.

Cons

The app may be too costly for some users

iHeadache

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Pracha Eamranond

May 27, 4:52PM

User since 2020

4.0

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Overall Comment

iHeadache is an app that can help people manage migraines by tracking contributing factors that lead to headaches.

Pros

The app is very easy to use and can provide valuable feedback.

Cons

There are certain features that may be helpful like additional tracking information and reports to use with a physician.

Blog

Health App Reviews

As a doctor, I find that many of my patients and doctor colleagues have a challenging time finding the right healthcare app to fit their needs. There are many mobile apps available to help people...

Read More

Blog

The Future of Healthcare Professionals in the Times of COVID-19

I had dinner in my backyard with two of my former students as they finished up medical school. We were ten feet apart at separate tables wearing masks. As we looked back over the recent...

Read More

Blog

Chief Medical Officer: Pracha Eamranond, MD MPH

INTERVIEW WITH DR. PRACHA EAMRANOND   What guided your decision to go into medicine and your chosen field? When I was young, medicine was not the natural choice for me. No one in my family...

Read More

Blog

Coronavirus and the Flu: What are the Differences?

Many people liken coronavirus (COVID-19) to the flu. They say, “How bad can it be?” since the symptoms of both are so similar to each other (fever, cough, sore throat). But the reality is that...

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