Tag Archives: Abuse

Gateway Health offers app aiding recovering substance abuse patients

Health insurer Gateway Health has teamed with mobile app vendor WEconnect Health Management to give Pennsylvania plan members ongoing help with recovery from substance abuse. Gateway is offering an app after inpatient treatment so those patients can join a support network during the first year of recovery. Each year, 23 million Americans seek substance abuse… Read More »

Massachusetts Maternal Mortality Rates Rising: Opioid Abuse and Psychiatric Illness Play a Role

Pregnancy-associated mortality, defined as the death of a woman during pregnancy or within one year of the termination of pregnancy, is increasing in Massachusetts.  In 2012, there were 30.4 deaths/100,000 live births. In 2014, the rate increased by 33%, to 40.4 deaths per 100,000 live births. Because pregnancy-associated mortality rates have historically been relatively low… Read More »

Beyond Prescriptions: How Organizations Are Tackling All Aspects of Opioid Abuse

Ed Kopetsky, CIO, Stanford Children’s Health/Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital The timing couldn’t have been better. As leaders from the provider, vendor, and policy communities gathered in Washington, D.C. for the CHIME Advocacy Summit, a bill aimed at curbing opioid abuse was passed (quite overwhelmingly) by Senate. The legislation, which now goes to the White House,… Read More »

Is it Necessary for Someone to Undergo Substance Abuse Evaluation?

Quit Alcohol help about quitting an habit is the most considerable action in shifting the path of your existence. And because absolutely everyone has their personal demands, an dependancy expert should customize a treatment method prepare that can meet the wants of every single affected person. But how can a professional devise a program accurately?… Read More »