We’re going green in honor of St. Patrick’s Day. Whether ’tis green foods to eat, ribbons to wear, comforting shades of green in hospitals, health care systems going green to help the environment, or medtech investments in the motherland, you can read about here.
To celebrate Black History Month, this week’s Friday Five recognizes trailblazing African Americans in the Health IT industry who have been recent guests on our shows discussing ACOs, the role of NCQA in advancing health equity, why racism is a public health crisis, inequities around cardiovascular disease, challenges of BIPOC communities with digestive diseases, and much more.
February is American Heart Month. This week’s Friday Five focuses on how to take care of our hearts through diet and exercise, Damar Hamlin’s #3forHeart campaign, how and when to get heart health screenings, and the effects of heart disease on women and minorities.
Since the Global COVID-19 Pandemic, the job of pharmacist has had to adapt and overnight the role become more imperative than ever. National Pharmacist Day is celebrated annually on January 12th and honors all pharmacists across the nation.
Just in time for the holiday break, this week’s Friday Five highlights the key findings from a new TimelyMD survey assessing college students’ mental health.
This past week was National Influenza Vaccination Week (NIVW) and our Friday Five provides information about this year’s flu vaccine, how pandemic preparation helps flu season, and an experimental mRNA vaccine.
November is Diabetes Awareness Month, which was originally started as a way to bring awareness to diabetes. Another main focus of Diabetes Awareness Month this year revolves around managing diabetes through developing your health care team.
For more than 40 years, the American Cancer Society has hosted the Great American Smokeout on the third Thursday of November. To support the cause we have pulled together some tips, resources and information about the effects of smoking and how to quit.