Hospital Discharge Often Includes Confusing Change In MedicationsIf you are hospitalized and given new medications ask about them and understand them. Mistakes and misunderstandings are not uncommon.
Improving Communication Could Reduce Health Care MistakesThere is no doubt communication is crucial in health care where the stakes can be tremendously high.
Women Of Reproductive Age Prescribed Opioids At Alarming RateA new study finds nearly 4 or 10 women of reproductive age and 30% of women with private insurance filled an opioid prescription between 2008-2012.
Addictive Painkiller Is Number One Prescription Drug In AmericaWhat do you think is the most prescribed drug in America today?
What Should I Do If My Insurer Denies A Claim?If your insurer denies a claim, you have two options for appeal: internally with the insurance company and externally with the government.
How Do I Use My Health Insurance?A main goal of Obamacare is to switch the nation’s healthcare system from one that focuses on treating illness to one that works to prevent illness and promote health and longevity.
Poor Communication Leads To Non Compliance In HealthcareNon compliance is the medical term used for when patients don’t follow through with what the doctor has advised or prescribed. Usually, poor communication is to blame.
Dramatic Increase In Women Overdosing On 'Legal' DrugsIn the past 6 years, more women have died from opioid pain reliever overdoses than from motor vehicle-related injuries.
Mixing Medications May Be ProblematicAs a consumer, as someone who takes medicine, you need to play detective. If you are experiencing unusual symptoms after taking medications it is worth checking into.
Tips For Discount DrugsIt pays to be a smart consumer and, as people are being asked to be more responsible for their health care expenses, it is becoming clear that it is important in this area as well.
Red Cross Ready To Assist Over 20,000 Across The RegionRed Cross trucks are stationed throughout the Delaware Valley, ready to set up shelters quickly
Local Allergist Helps Patients Help Themselves