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Is it Better to Plan for End-of-Life? Or Strategic Aging?

Kevin Haselhorst, MD - 10/24/2018 - 0

Creating a plan for strategic aging can help patients create a narrative and direction for their end-of-life journey.

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IBD innovations

3 Innovations that People with IBD Will Want to Know About

Bonnie Feldman, DDS, MBA - 9/11/2018 - 0

Three passionate researchers in the field of Inflammatory Bowel Disease have developed innovative solutions for problems related to the disease.

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How to Kill Pre-existing Condition Protections

Patricia Salber, MD, MBA - 9/5/2018 - 0

A.G. Jeff Sessions’ letters to Congress outline the convoluted reasoning the DoJ is using to refuse to defend a legal assault on 3 key provisions of the ACA.

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The Powerful Benefits of Digital Self-Efficacy Support

Neal Kaufman MD, MPH - 9/5/2018 - 0

Research shows that Canary Health’s Digital Self-Efficacy Support program, Better Choices, Better Health, improves lives and reduces costs.

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How to Fix Part B Drug Fail-First Policies that Harm Seniors

Corey Greenblatt - 8/28/2018 - 0

Adding step-therapy to Medicare Advantage Part B drugs can delay access to effective medications putting patients at risk. 3 easy tweaks can mitigate the risk.

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How Home Security Cameras Can Help with Senior Care

Eric Murrell - 8/3/2018 - 6

If you’re caring for an aging parent or loved one […]

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medication adherence

4 Things Doctors Can Do to Improve Medication Adherence

L. Patrick James, MD - 6/14/2018 - 1

A new study found that 1/4 of patients say there have been times when they forgot to take some of their medications or took the wrong ones. Yet, less than 1 in 10 patients report medication adherence as a concern. Here are 4 steps physicians can take to improve medication adherence and get patients on the same page as their primary clinicians.

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Tips to Relieve Stress When Caring for an Elder

Samantha Rivers - 6/12/2017 - 2

Caring for an elder can be hard work and stressful, but human and digital help are available to help out. You don’t have to go it alone.

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This New Generation of Wearables Empowers People to Take Charge

Frank McGillin - 3/26/2017 - 0

The newest wearable technology advances are empowering people to take control of their health and, ultimately, their lives—delivering care when and where they need it, without being confined to a hospital visit for treatment.

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Addiction is a Chronic Brain Disease, Not a Character Flaw

Thomas G. Kimball, PhD - 2/20/2017 - 2

We must apply clinical and payment models to the treatment of addiction that acknowledge that it is a chronic condition that requires treatment for months and sometimes years.

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Are the Decisions You Make for Your Elderly Parents Biased?

Igor Lebovic - 1/6/2017 - 2

When making decisions for an elderly parent, are you making choices that they really want…or that you really want? Beware of Decision Maker Bias.

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