Month: April 2022

Employer health care costs are lowered by increased transparency and employee engagement

In an extensive analysis of patient claims data, health plan member engagement has emerged as employers’ single best-practice solution for controlling costs and improving outcomes for their employees. In the fifth joint white paper by the Health Action Council and UnitedHealthcare, a comprehensive analysis of 320,000+ covered lives identified 50% of nearly $2 billion in …

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Psoriasis and the winter months: How one patient found relief to enjoy the holiday season

Sponsored by Eli Lilly and Company The winter season is a special time of year. Many look forward to spending time with family and friends, sipping hot cocoa or getting cozy by the fire. Unfortunately, however, this festive time of year can also be accompanied by stress and discomfort for someone living with chronic diseases. …

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Acute myeloid leukemia in first remission? Learn about an important treatment option today

For the more than 20,000 patients diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia (AML) in the U.S. each year, managing and coping with disease symptoms can be incredibly difficult. AML, a rare blood cancer, causes the buildup of abnormal white blood cells in the bone marrow, which can interfere with normal blood cell production, resulting in decreased …

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Maintaining Conversations with Your Care Team About Symptoms of Parkinson’s Disease

Sponsored and Developed by Neurocrine Biosciences, Inc. Receiving a diagnosis of Parkinson’s disease (PD) can be a life-changing event, and navigating care options throughout the course of this neurodegenerative disorder can be overwhelming for people with PD and their loved ones. A PD diagnosis requires lifelong management of the disease and ongoing communication with healthcare …

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Technology Paving the Way to a Better Life for All

Today, technology plays a pivotal role in the way people work, play, learn and live. To ensure that everyone, regardless of age, disability or lifestyle, can reap the benefits of the latest advancements, leading tech companies are developing new solutions to make their sophisticated products more accessible. Here’s a closer look into how inclusive technology …

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Managing Thyroid Eye Disease (TED): One woman’s journey to regain her sight

Meet Franka – a 74-year-old retired high school teacher who enjoys volunteering, teaching in her retirement community, and exploring Arizona’s local art scene. But a few years ago, Franka struggled to see the art she loved, as her vision was affected by Thyroid Eye Disease (TED), a rare autoimmune disease. It all started in 2016 …

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