Health Management

17 05, 2016

An Ounce Of Prevention, A Pound Of Culture

By |May 17th, 2016|Health Management|Comments Off on An Ounce Of Prevention, A Pound Of Culture

An Ounce Of Prevention,More than forty years ago, Harris Rosen found himself out of a job. So, he took everything left in his bank account and purchased a small motel in Orlando. What he has done since then has [...]

13 04, 2016

April Showers Bring… Stress Awareness

By |April 13th, 2016|Health Management|Comments Off on April Showers Bring… Stress Awareness

stressStress – you certainly don’t need me reminding you of it to know it’s there. Stress has become so ubiquitous in our society that rarely do we stop to consider what it actually means to be “stressed out.” But by [...]

28 03, 2016

Community Paramedicine: The Evolution of Case Management

By |March 28th, 2016|Health Management|Comments Off on Community Paramedicine: The Evolution of Case Management

Community Paramedicine_As healthcare costs continue to climb and the new reality of the Affordable Care Act sets in employers, providers, and communities are all looking for new ways to impact their healthcare costs. One emerging trend to combat costs for [...]

10 03, 2016

Oral Health: More Than Just a Pretty Smile

By |March 10th, 2016|Health Management|Comments Off on Oral Health: More Than Just a Pretty Smile

Oral HealthWhat do endocarditis, cardiovascular disease, diabetes, HIV/AIDS, osteoporosis, and Alzheimer’s disease have in common? According to the Mayo Clinic, all of these diseases may have a link to oral health. Understanding the connection between oral health and diseases, [...]

25 02, 2016

3 Considerations In Allowing Medicare To Negotiate Drug Prices

By |February 25th, 2016|Health Management|Comments Off on 3 Considerations In Allowing Medicare To Negotiate Drug Prices

medicareAnyone following America’s ongoing presidential campaign has probably noticed candidates on both sides discussing one specific concern: high prescription drug prices. One solution that multiple candidates, including Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders, have proposed is [...]

30 12, 2015

Practicing Mindfulness In The New Year

By |December 30th, 2015|Health Management|Comments Off on Practicing Mindfulness In The New Year

mindfulnessAs 2015 comes to a close and we begin to embark on the adventure of another year, many of us will be making resolutions, promises to ourselves and our loved ones for a happier, healthier, better year in 2016.

But [...]

4 12, 2015

Will Your Hospital Be Your New Insurance Company?

By |December 4th, 2015|Health Management|Comments Off on Will Your Hospital Be Your New Insurance Company?

Hospitals and insurance carriers have never seen exactly eye to eye.  Hospitals are in the business of providing healthcare, and insurers make money by limiting or rationing the care that gets delivered.  One possible solution for the hospitals?  Become their own [...]

27 10, 2015

Does Work Environment Influence Employee Health?

By |October 27th, 2015|Health Management|Comments Off on Does Work Environment Influence Employee Health?

ThinkstockPhotos-159292623A recent study conducted by the University of Minnesota School of Public Health analyzed data from a cohort of young adults over a ten year period, aiming to determine whether work environments influenced participant health. Spoiler alert: [...]

9 09, 2015

Prescription Nonadherence Costs More Than Money

By |September 9th, 2015|Health Management|Comments Off on Prescription Nonadherence Costs More Than Money

As Americans continue to wrestle with increased healthcare costs, most of the focus has been on wasted dollars on unnecessary procedures, excessive markups on materials, and lack of competition in the marketplace. But one area that has been [...]

4 08, 2015

Are Pharmacy Discount Cards Good For Your Members?

By |August 4th, 2015|Health Management|Comments Off on Are Pharmacy Discount Cards Good For Your Members?

ThinkstockPhotos-481192770Over the past couple months I've continued to receive questions from employers and their employees about the value of the pharmacy discount cards they are receiving in the mail, at the store, or available via Apps [...]

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