Opioid Drug Addiction: How Digital Health Technologies Can Help

The Digital Health Corner

After a hiatus I am returning to my beloved Digital Health Corner. In a previous post I discussed important public health issues that digital technology can address. According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) from 2001 to 2014, deaths due to overdoses in the USA were noted as: 8 fold increase due to prescription drugs. The NIDA of the NIH has a group of evidence-based screening tools for adolescents and adults to be used by health professionals.

In Wednesday’s second Democratic debate, 7 of 10 candidates support Medicare for All

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The others – Biden, Bennett and Inslee have come out in favor of a public option. Instead of getting rid of private insurance, Biden said he would build on the ACA through the Biden Plan to create a public health insurance option. of their income on health insurance. Biden also supports premium-free access to the public option for individuals in the 14 states that have not expanded Medicaid under the ACA. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. [link].

150 top places to work in healthcare

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Becker’s Healthcare is pleased to release the “150 Top Places to Work in Healthcare | 2018” list, which highlights hospitals, health systems and healthcare companies that promote diversity within the workforce, employee engagement and professional growth. This list is not an endorsement of any hospital, health system or company mentioned. Hospitals, Health Systems and Medical Groups. Adventist Health System (Altamonte Springs, Fla.). Health.