Month

June 2021
Obesity is a chronic disease that is now considered a global epidemic and cost the US an estimated $1.4 trillion in 2017. Projections suggest that by 2030 almost 50% of US adults will be obese and almost 25% will be morbidly obese thus leading to an end in the 200-year steady rise in life expectancy....
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Kristi Cooper has been a nurse for 22 years, with experience in labor and delivery, postpartum, special care nursery, experience as an RN circulator in the main OR, and has been a nursing instructor for 15 years. Kristi joined our Care Management team in 2020 and hit the ground running, her passion for the health...
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Prepared by: Julie Earby, PharmD, BCACP and Kayla Mills, PharmD, PGY1 Pharmacy Practice Resident Key Points  Hemoglobin A1c is one of the main assessments for blood glucose control. It is a measurement of the average estimated blood glucose control over the previous three months.Obtaining an A1c is valuable as it can reflect the risk of...
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After launching May 3, here are the stats on this program: 9 cases22% Benefit Questions22% Specialist Referrals11% PCP Referrals11% Billing Questions34% Other100% are colleagues4 direct contacts, 5 leadership referrals1 return user Traditional marketing materials will be distributed to the greater colleague population as soon as possible and we expect to see an increase in utilization...
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Written by: Tiffany Jenkins, PharmD, BCACP and Samantha Oudsema, PharmD Candidate  Key Points:  Statin medications are effective at reducing the risk of cardiovascular (CV) disease, especially in certain high-risk patients.  The SUPD and SPC quality measures are designed to target patients who are at a greater risk of developing cardiovascular disease. There are several potential barriers...
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