HCCIntel: General Features
Bringing a Home Care Solution to State’s Health Issues
Greg Tisdale By just about any standard, the Magnolia State is in need of medical intervention: It ranks 50th in health, 49th in preventable hospitalizations, and 48th in access to care. The causes of Mississippi’s malaise are obvious: It’s first in heart disease, second in...
June 2nd, 2022
Wielding the Double-Edged Sword of Medications
Many Americans, especially older Americans, take a lot of medications. Not just prescriptions but over-the-counter (OTC) drugs as well. A double-edged sword in some ways since medications can obviously help, but too many together can cause unwanted side effects. Providers who practice home-based primary care (HBPC) can help address...
March 22nd, 2022