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Social determinants of health impact health outcomes: Is it true?

Also, study confirms that most patients have at least one social determinant of health and wellbeing (SDoH) challenge.

Opioid prescription drops among state workers

Every day, 115 Americans die due to opioid overdoses and about 40% of these deaths are due to overdoses of prescription drugs.

Congress considers pilot program to treat COPD patients through telehealth

Mike Kelly added that current law doesn’t qualify medical professionals to deliver disease management via telehealth services.

Walgreens to train pharmacists in mental health first aid

The Walgreens spokesman also mentioned that the training will lead to complementing the company’s efforts to address patients with mental health and substance abuse issues.

Healthcare consumerism and patient empowerment are top healthcare industry trends

14.4% of respondents said healthcare consumerism & patient empowerment were top industry trends. Telehealth software lets patients connect to care in a more convenient way.