Over the last year, my sister and I helped our mom move to Madison from Rockford, Ill. where she lived for the last 40 years. She’s 88 and has an array of health concerns; we all wanted to live closer together. While we knew that she was having some short-term memory issues, we didn’t realize until she moved that she had dementia, and perhaps Alzheimer’s.
No, antibiotics won’t help with the cold or flu. Here’s more information to debunk that myth – plus five more – that mislead people about antibiotics.
Antibiotics are a common prescription for a wide range of medical conditions. But are you receiving them when you need them most, or are antibiotics being overprescribed?
When it comes to the growing threat of superbugs, far too many Americans just don’t get it.
Blood donations are down. Blood demand is up. But what can any one person do about such a large challenge?
By Paul Roelke, member services advisor
I’d like to share a story about how cost and quality information
can make a difference in the lives of your employees.
Before The Alliance introduced its Find a Doctor tool, we shared
cost and quality information through our QualityCounts®
program. I was at a benefit fair held by an employer in the Madison
area when I shared the big differences in costs charged by
different hospitals, clinics and imaging facilities for tests like
CTs and MRI scans.