• By Real World Health Care Editorial Staff  |  Oct 19, 2022

    Understanding Different Types of Dementia

    As Real World Health Care continues our coverage of Alzheimer’s Disease, we are grateful to the National Institute on Aging for this informative infographic. To learn more, visit www.nia.nih.gov/health/what-is-dementia.

  • By Real World Health Care Editorial Staff  |  Mar 31, 2021

    COVID-Driven Isolation Can Be Dangerous for Older Adults

    Stay-at-home and social distancing mandates during the COVID-19 pandemic have forced nearly everyone to become more socially isolated than ever before. However, the effects of social isolation among older adults may be more pronounced and have more dire consequences than among people of other ages. “Placing the COVID pandemic aside…more.

  • By Real World Health Care Editorial Staff  |  Feb 17, 2021

    Help is Available for Frontline Health Care Workers Struggling to Manage Their Own Anxiety and Depression Resulting from COVID-19 Patient Care

    NOTE FROM THE EDITOR: To help meet the mental health needs of frontline health care workers during the COVID-19 pandemic, our sponsor, the HealthWell Foundation, has launched a new fund to provide copayment assistance for behavioral health treatments. Through the COVID-19 Frontline Health Care Workers Behavioral Health Fund, HealthWell will…more.

    Categories: COVID 19, Uncategorized
  • By Real World Health Care Editorial Staff  |  Jan 27, 2021

    Just the Facts: Four COVID-19 Resources You Can Trust

    Finding information about the COVID-19 pandemic hasn’t exactly been difficult over the past 12 months. Just about every organization in the country – from government agencies and media outlets to companies, schools and community groups – has issued at least one COVID-related pronouncement. However, the wealth of information at our…more.

    Categories: COVID 19, Uncategorized
  • By Krista Zodet, President/CEO, HealthWell Foundation  |  Jan 13, 2021

    Important Lessons from the COVID-19 Pandemic

    As 2021 begins and we look back on the stress and devastation the COVID-19 pandemic unleashed last year, much of the future still remains uncertain. As I write this column, COVID-19 infections and deaths are at an all-time high, especially among those with pre-existing medical conditions and those in underserved…more.

    Categories: General, Uncategorized
  • By Krista Zodet, President/CEO, HealthWell Foundation  |  Dec 16, 2020

    Caring Through COVID

    Editor’s Note: The HealthWell Foundation is the founding sponsor of Real World Health Care. This Real World Health Care column is not like others I’ve written. But then again, this year is not like any other we’ve lived through. I would typically use this end-of-year column to thank you for…more.

    Categories: Caregiving, Uncategorized
  • By Real World Health Care Editorial Staff  |  Nov 30, 2020

    Supporting Patient Communities One Patient at a Time

    Real World Health Care supports patient communities by spotlighting the organizations and programs that serve patients, their families and care teams. Our sponsor, the HealthWell Foundation, shares our mission and supports patients directly through financial grants that help them afford life-saving medications and treatments. The assistance HealthWell provides isn’t abstract.…more.

  • By Real World Health Care Editorial Staff  |  Nov 11, 2020

    Parkinson’s Foundation Partners with VA to Help Veterans Living with Parkinson’s Disease

    The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and the Parkinson’s Foundation have teamed up to improve the health, well-being and quality of life of veterans living with Parkinson’s disease. The collaboration is designed to ensure that veterans diagnosed with Parkinson’s have access to the information and resources they need to…more.

  • By Real World Health Care Editorial Staff  |  Oct 28, 2020

    Beyond Filling Prescriptions: Hospital Pharmacists Serve as Health Care Access Champions

    October is American Pharmacists Month, a time to recognize pharmacists’ contributions to health care and spotlight the vital role they play as members of the health care team and valued providers of patient care services. Real World Health Care is honored to acknowledge the dedication of these medical professionals by…more.

    Categories: General, Uncategorized