Small Doses: News for Pharmacists
Small Doses: News for PharmacistsThis week, take a look at studies and news on supplements, depression, opioids, and more. Small doses is the news you need in a way that works for you.
How to target high-risk populations with behavioral healthHere are four of the top benefits of incorporating behavioral health management into care management plans for members with chronic conditions.
Four ways tech improves chronic disease management
Four ways tech improves chronic disease managementFinding technology solutions to diagnose and manage chronic conditions is critical to the future of healthcare.
Five questions shaping the future of elder careAdvances in technology are creating new opportunities for health insurers to move beyond the role of payer to trusted partner in the protection and extension of our health and independence as we age.
Four areas of unnecessary senior healthcare
Four areas of unnecessary senior healthcareTwo reports highlight areas of elderly care that healthcare systems and health plans should avoid.
Similarities seen in ocular protein deposits in glaucoma, dementiaThe latest findings in the similarities between protein deposits seen in the eyes of patients with glaucoma and those with dementia are highlighted.
Dementia costs surpass those of all other diseases
Dementia costs surpass those of all other diseasesShared resources, specialized drugs key to curbing costs
Leading heartburn drugs linked to dementiaSeniors who regularly took leading heartburn drugs such as Nexium, Prilosec and Prevacid (Takeda Pharmaceuticals) were 44% more likely to end up with dementia, according to a new study.
Atrial Fibrillation May Increase Risk of DementiaAtrial fibrillation (AF) may increase the risk of dementia, according to a new study conducted in the Netherlands. The study looked at 20 years of follow-up data on over 6000 people, and found that younger participants with a longer duration of AF had the highest risk of dementia.
Alzheimer's disease: Key coding considerationsKey coding considerations for managing patients with Alzheimer's disease