Dive Brief: More effective primary care could save emergency departments an estimated $ 8.3 billion annually, according to a new Premier analysis. Of 24 million visits by patients with certain chronic conditions in 2017, 4.3 million were potentially avoidable. Patients with those conditions contributed to nearly 60% of all ED visits at nearly 750 hospitals… Read More »
At least 130 people die every day in the United States from an opioid overdose, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. In 2017, a record year, two-thirds of the 72,000 drug overdose deaths were from opioids, and preliminary estimates signal the numbers will be even higher for 2018.
Nothing is more valuable in life than good health. Unfortunately, our society has fallen in to the habit of equating that ‘value’ with ‘cost.’ But we are natural creatures, and staying healthy doesn’t need to be expensive. It simply requires that we take basic steps to become more attuned to the world around us: its… Read More »
Emily CappielloNov 19 Who knew that spending time on your phone could actually save your life? Kaspars Grinvalds/Shutterstock Some smartphone companies like to claim there’s an app for everything, but few of us ever thought there might be an app that can literally save a life. Thanks to the work of a company that makes… Read More »
You know that you continually really feel a good deal better when you are sporting clothing that you like, and garments that are trendy, so why wouldn’t your small children come to feel the exact way? If you have been placing your little ones in clothing that are out of design or appear like they… Read More »