Help for Patients Managing Medications

Medication Therapy Tools enable pharmacists to help patients understand and correctly manage their medications. Patients with chronic illnesses face a number of challenges managing their day-to-day and long term health, in part because medications are complex, confusing, costly, and potentially dangerous. The problem is that today pharmacists often have little time to provide education about a specific prescription. (more…)

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Armed Forces Support for Global Health

Today, people are more mobile and interconnected than ever before. At the same time, land use in the developing world is changing so that long-dormant pathogens can re-emerge and become health problems for a significant proportion of the world population. These conditions threaten not only the health of populations but also the security and stability of nations around the world. (more…)

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Partners to Expand Patient Monitoring

AMC Health www.AMCHealth.com has announced their partnership with Geneia https://www.geneia.com to expand the analytic solutions and services for the company’s @Home remote patient monitoring program. (more…)

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HHS Addressing Opioid Crisis

Senate Committee on Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies,  addressed the opioid crisis on December 5, 2017. Testimony was presented from top administrators within NIH, SAMHSA, and CDC. (more…)

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California’s Whole-Person Care Pilot

The Medi-Cal 2020 Section 1115 waiver created a five year up to $1.5 billion federally funded pilot program and provided $1.5 billion from local funds through intergovernmental transfers to be used to test county-based initiatives to coordinate health, behavioral health, and social services. (more…)

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Updating Mobile Technology for LMICs

NIH’s Funding Notice posted November 30, 2017 titled “Mobile Health: Technology and Outcomes in Low and Middle Income Countries” (LMIC) proposes to develop, upgrade, or adapt mobile health technology for countries in need of improved mHealth technology. (more…)

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NGA Addresses Complex Care Issues

National Governors Association’s (NGA) https://www.nga.org Center for Best Practices, Health Division plus several expert leaders from Michigan and West Virginia gathered at the National Press Club on December 5, 2017 to address the problems associated with dealing with the issues affecting the populations in their states that require complex care. (more…)

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