Tag Archives: Keeps

Telemedicine improves care, keeps patients in place at skilled nursing facility

The skilled nursing sector has undergone a major transition over the past ten years. Because of shifting demographics and the challenges they place on hospitals, skilled nursing facilities are receiving patients who are struggling with more significant health concerns than in the past. As such, there is a need to provide a greater range of… Read More »

Secretive 'rebate trap' keeps generic drugs for diabetes and other ills out of reach

This is a Kaiser Health News story. Lisa Crook was lucky. She saved $ 800 last year after her insurance company started covering a new, less expensive insulin called Basaglar that was virtually identical to the brand she had used for years. The list price for Lantus, a long-acting insulin made by Sanofi that she… Read More »

Stress Keeps 1 in 3 Americans Up at Night

THURSDAY, Dec. 20, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Millions of Americans are losing sleep as economic and political stress keeps them tossing and turning at night, a new study finds. In 2013, about 30 percent of Americans said they slept six hours or less at night, but that number rose to 33 percent by 2017, researchers… Read More »