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Addressing Children’s Behavioral Health Through School Telehealth Programs

August 25, 2021

Children are the future, however what does the future hold for our children? The CDC estimates that as many as one out of five children experience a mental disorder in … Continued


Merck for Mothers Continues to Advance Maternal Health Equity

April 30, 2021

In a nation where Black women are disproportionately impacted by maternal mortality; Merck for Mothers has committed to understanding women’s experiences in order to improve the quality of maternity care. … Continued


An Innovative Approach in Minnesota to Close the Gap Between Mental Health Needs and Treatment

February 25, 2021

It has always been important to improve access to treatment for mental health and substance use disorders.  Now it’s imperative. Even before the arrival of COVID-19, national numbers raised serious … Continued


The Meaning of Personalized Healthcare

July 10, 2020

Personalized medicine is one of the very popular buzzphrases in healthcare, but not everyone has a complete understanding of what personalized healthcare means for patients, the healthcare system and the … Continued


Hello – It’s Your Healthcare Provider With an Important Message About Your Health

May 29, 2020

By Bill Lucia (Mr. Lucia is chairman, president and CEO of HMS, a leading healthcare technology and analytics company and a Healthcare Leadership Council member) Nobody wants to have their … Continued


Guest Post: The Underutilization of Prevention

March 12, 2020

Robert Popovian, Pharm.D., MS. One of the most underutilized ways to reduce medical costs in the U.S. is health care prevention. Unfortunately, politicians choose instead to implement draconian policies such … Continued


The Necessary Next Step in the Battle Against Substance Addiction

January 28, 2020

One area in which we have seen a great deal of bipartisanship in Washington is in the effort to prevent and treat substance use disorder.  In 2018, Congress passed groundbreaking … Continued


National Obesity Care Week: Behind the Scenes of Obesity

September 19, 2019

September 16-20 is National Obesity Care Week (NOCW).  NOCW is a source for science-based information on obesity.  More than 93 million Americans are affected by obesity, with an estimated cost … Continued


Accountability for Value in Healthcare

November 7, 2017

Value-based care has been embraced by the healthcare community as a solution to contain costs while simultaneously elevating quality.  While the idea is easily associated with the point of care, … Continued


Calls to Repeal the Independent Payment Advisory Board Persist

October 4, 2017

Amidst the uncertain healthcare environment Americans face, there is a threat that has remained constant: the implementation of the Independent Payment Advisory Board (IPAB).  IPAB, once triggered, will impose significant … Continued