Although it's impossible to escape news of the opioid epidemic, we haven't heard the whole story. At Progressive Care, I've met patients from all walks of life and witnessed firsthand the caustic consequences of opioid misuse and abuse. The opioid epidemic is a deeply emotional and complicated issue. In this three-part series, we'll explore the causes, obstacles, and solutions to the over-prescribing of opioid medications.Read More
Monday, June 25, 2018 6:42:02 PM
Wednesday, June 20, 2018 12:00:00 AM
Cybersecurity is an ongoing priority -- and challenge -- for healthcare organizations. A health information management team can help keep data secure and protected.
Hackers and cybercriminals continue to target the healthcare industry, leaving data at risk of exposure and being held for ransom. Cybersecurity remains a top priority for healthcare organizations, but figuring out how to manage and protect health information can be challenging.Read More
Tuesday, June 19, 2018 1:15:11 PM
It is clear that adherence is one of the most important keys to driving down health care costs and improving health outcomes. Adherence means taking a medication as prescribed consistently: right medication, at the right dose, and at the right time. According to a study by Mayo Clinic, 50% of patients are non-adherent which means that for 50% of patients on a chronic condition medication, doses are missed, taken improperly or not taken at all. Non-adherence costs the U.S. 2.3% of GDP or $290 Billion.Read More