Healthcare

Sussex program aims at reducing hospital readmissions for COPD patients

The state of Delaware, Sussex County and its EMS paramedic program, and Beebe Healthcare are aiming to launch a pilot program in which paramedics will make house calls so that hospital readmissions can be reduced & enhance quality of life among COPD patients.

New digital inhaler for asthma patients receives FDA approval

The FDA has approved a combination therapy digital inhaler for treatment of asthma among patients aged 12 years and older.

Legislation introduced to better address social determinants for Medicaid populations

The bipartisan coalition from the U.S. House of Representatives introduced a new legislation to improve resources- including grant funding to better address social determinants of health (SDOH) for state Medicaid populations.

Health industry launches initiatives aimed at social determinants of health

American Health Insurance Plans (AHIP), is a trade group and it has unveiled an initiative to address social determinants of health and wellbeing.

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.