Tag Archives: Tool

Surescripts says tool aids transparency, drug affordability and adherence

Surescripts is touting the benefits of its real-time prescription benefit tool to help clinicians quickly find a more affordable drug, saving patients money and tying them closer to the provider organization. For example, clinicians can have benefit information automatically pulled from pharmacy benefit manager firms and inserted into the electronic health record, then select an… Read More »

CMS Online Tool Can Price Out Surgery: HealthLeaders Media

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services launched a Procedure Price Lookup tool, which allows patients to find what Medicare pays for different surgeries. One-third of residency program directors reported being burned out, a recent analysis found. Patient advocacy groups have opposed a proposal from CMS that would allow health plans to limit or deny… Read More »

Veganism as a Tool for Compassion

— Love and compassion are necessities, not luxuries. Without them, humanity cannot survive. ~The Dalai Lama This is one of many similar quotes from some of the greatest thinkers in human history: Pythagoras, Gandhi, Tolstoy, Da Vinci, Einstein, Tesla. All of them suggested at some point in their lives that our compassion and treatment of… Read More »