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  • By Linda Barlow  |  Feb 10, 2015

    With Great Health Comes Great Responsibility

    Accountability. As children, we are taught that our actions have consequences and that we must be responsible for our own behaviors if we are to live as free and independent adults. This simple life lesson has been shaping the healthcare landscape for some time now as hospitals, individual clinicians and…more.

  • By Linda Barlow  |  Aug 20, 2013

    Personal Connections with Pharmacists Drive Medication Adherence Outcomes

    With nearly half of all patients in the US not taking their medications as prescribed, medication non-adherence remains a dangerous and expensive problem that costs the health care system $329 billion annually (Express Scripts Drug Trend Report), meaning more hospitalizations and visits to the emergency room (ER). So what’s the good news?…more.

  • By Linda Barlow  |  Aug 1, 2013

    Striking the Right Balance for Better Patient Outcomes

    A recent article in Health Affairs reports that ChenMed – which serves low-to-moderate income elderly patients primarily through the Medicare Advantage program – is achieving better health outcomes for Medicare-eligible seniors, including those living with five or more major and chronic health conditions.  Dozens of Chen and JenCare Neighborhood Medical Centers are helping tens of thousands of seniors…more.

  • By Linda Barlow  |  May 16, 2013

    With a Little Help from My Friends, Family… And Apps

    “Drugs don’t work in patients who don’t take them.” – C. Everett Koop, former Surgeon General It was an idea born of near tragedy: an elderly, diabetic father who double-dosed on his insulin therapy and suffered a medical emergency. His two sons realized that if they were more involved in…more.

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