Essential Tips & Trends
By Maribel Areopagita
Numeracy and Healthcare

Numbers… Math has been the favorite subject in Gallup polls of teenagers (2012) (1) and is seen as the most valuable among adults in 2013 (2). Yet 33% of U.S. adults have “only basic quantitative skills.” (3) Numeracy and Healthcare Why does [...]

It's All About You
By Resident and Guest Experts
Being Safe at the Hospital

When you have to stay overnight at a hospital, or even if you are just undergoing an outpatient visit, you need to be prepared.  One in four people in the hospital are affected by errors—from hospital-acquired infections to medication mistakes [...]

Navigating The Healthcare Path
By Mark Montgomery
The Rising Costs of Specialty Drugs – Specialty Pharmacies Can Mean Savings For Payers, Providers And Patients

We continue to see reports of rising pharmaceutical drug costs associated with specialty medications, and how cost trends are affecting healthcare providers, payers and naturally, patients. If one only glances at specialty medication [...]