The forgotten killer: cardiovascular disease
In his days as an Australian Rules footballer, Nicky Winmar had felt plenty of pain and discomfort. But none of it compared to the chest pain that sent the 46-year-old retired athlete reeling early one morning in August 2012. The intense, crushing pain left...
European clinical trials and the GDPR
Privacy is paramount in the EU and the UK. And that means you as a trial sponsor must focus on safeguarding the personal data you collect on trial participants as well as vendors and even your own EU- and UK-based employees and on-site staff. Failure to do so...
Infection prevention quiz
Preventing infections is critically important in every clinical setting, whether you're a physician office, ambulatory surgery center, long term care facility or community health center. Learn how your facility is doing when it comes to environmental...
The ABCs (and D’s and E’s) of viral hepatitis
If you watch television, you’ve probably seen ads about treatments for hepatitis C. The liver disease is on the rise in the U.S. But it’s just 1 form of hepatitis caused by a virus. By learning more, you can protect yourself and your loved ones. Here’s...
Make your HME the one-stop shop for patient referrals
As HME reimbursement rates drop, you can help boost revenue by focusing on patients, not just reimbursement codes. Here’s how to make your HME the one-stop-shop for patients needing continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) and continuous glucose...
Vision benefits—what you need to know
Your vision plan is an investment in your current and future eye health. Learn what you need to know about your vision benefits, as well as how and where you can use it. Let’s get...
Why company leaders need to prioritize their own mental health
As a 28-year-old consultant for Bain, John Donahoe found himself working constantly, traveling frequently, rarely sleeping and always struggling to find some semblance of work-life balance. Then he got a piece of advice that changed — and maybe even saved...
How to help a loved one make sense of Medicare Advantage plans
Whether you’re a full-time caregiver for a parent or just lending a hand now and then, you know how important it is that they have great health care. And for people age 65 and older, that usually starts with a Medicare plan. But if you’re new to this part...
Make the most of your medication coverage
One of the benefits of getting prescription drug coverage is getting help paying for your regular medications. And given that nearly 70% of all doctor visits involve some kind of drug therapy, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC),...
Why you need a flu shot every year
You might have gotten a flu shot last year. Nearly half of American adults did. But guess what: You have to start all over again this year. Last year’s vaccine is about as timely as last week’s...