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Surescripts says tool aids transparency, drug affordability and adherence

Surescripts is touting the benefits of its real-time prescription benefit tool to help clinicians quickly find a more affordable drug, saving patients money and tying them closer to the provider organization. For example, clinicians can have benefit information automatically pulled from pharmacy benefit manager firms and inserted into the electronic health record, then select an… Read More »

World AIDS Day 2018

Saturday, December 1, marks the 30th annual World AIDS Day (WAD). First observed in 1988 by what is now called the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS), the day is a time for the world to come together in solidarity in the fight against the epidemic, to show support for those living with the… Read More »

Why We Need to Educate Our Kids About AIDS

It was the early 1980’s when I remember first hearing about a disease called Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS). Back then it was talked about in hush tones as the “gay disease” because primarily homosexual men were diagnosed with the disease. It wasn’t until a young boy by the name of Ryan White was diagnosed… Read More »