Amidst warnings of an epic snowstorm, members
of the Clinical Strategies team including Shannon
Abbott, CCO and VP of Clinical Strategies and
Innovation, Jennifer Kotlarczyk, Director of Clinical
Strategies, and Nabeel Iqbal, Clinical Strategies
Physician, traveled to Yale University for the 2016
CBIT and YNHHS Healthcare Hackathon from
Infinity HomeCare has been partnering with Coastal Orthopedics
since they began participating in BPCI in January 2015.
Partnership has been beneficial to Infinity HomeCare in
Alzheimer's disease (AD) was first discovered over a hundred
years ago but research into its symptoms, causes, risk factors
and treatment has gained increased interest only in the
past 30 years. Although we have learned a lot about this
disease, there is much to be discovered about the biological
changes that cause Alzheimer's, why it progresses at different
rates among afflicted individuals, and how the disease can
be prevented, slowed or stopped.
Medication non-compliance is a significant contributory
factor in the morbidity of the Medicare population. The
statistics indicate the severity of the problem: 40-75%
of older adults do not take their medications at the right
time or in the right amount.
Infinity HomeCare offers a multidisciplinary approach to
management of Parkinson’s disease in order to work with
patients, family members, and physicians to improve the
quality of life in those patients who have been diagnosed
with this disease.
COPD is currently the third leading cause of death in the
Unites States (1). According to the 2014 COPD Fact Sheet
released by the American Lung Association there are an estimated
12.7 million U.S. adults who have been diagnosed with COPD
(2). Read More...
Medical professionals are often frustrated when providing
recommendations to patients in order to manage their condition
only to find that their advice has not been followed resulting
in patients who have not improved, or have even become worse.