The Advancement of Non-Opioid Chronic Pain Management Therapies for Medicaid Patients

Nearly one in five American adults suffer from chronic pain, and chronic pain is the most common cause of long-term disability. Because of the large population of people battling with chronic pain every day, it’s no surprise that every year millions of Americans use opioids to manage their pain. However, opioids simply mask the [...]

Breaking Down Barriers to Innovation with Stephen Lazoritz, MD, CPE

Start by doing what is necessary; then do what is possible, and suddenly you are doing the impossible.” — St. Francis of Assisi How often, when faced with a new or difficult problem do people proclaim, “we need to think outside of the box!” Outside the box implies that perhaps [...]

5 Critical Facts about Adherence and their Implications for Population Health

Non-adherence for patients with chronic diseases such as diabetes or hypertension is extremely common – more common than you might think. Furthermore, non-adherence is largely perceived as a “patient issue” and not a massive problem with implications for physicians or health systems. However, the results of non-adherence impact healthcare providers greatly, resulting in hospital [...]

Video: Prioritizing Provider and Patient Communication

The number one reason that people don’t get better from medication is simple: they didn’t take the medication. There are certain things that make practicing [medicine] very difficult, and one of them is poor communication. If I say, “Take this prescription and come back in 2 weeks,” what’s missing? I didn’t educate the person [...]

Common Milestones for Baby’s First Six Months

As a new baby goes through the first months of their life, language and learning is an essential foundation for overall academic success. The benefits of early childhood education are undeniable, and GoMo Health is working to guide providers and parents through the earliest milestones of a baby’s life. Our EduCare solution supports developmental [...]

Social Determinants of Health: Advancements That Are Impacting Population Health

Population health is a critical matter within healthcare in 2019, and population health improvements are at the crux of future healthcare progression. After all, the benefits and effects of a healthy population include better patient engagement, increased patient satisfaction, decreased costs of care, and overall patient-centered care. The social determinants of health (SDOH) are [...]

Managing the Stigma: Early Acceptance of Mental Illness in the Millennial Generation

Mental illness has historically been a bit of a taboo topic, however as times evolve, and with each generation, the stigma surrounding mental illness changes as well. In the United States one in five adults have a mental health condition, which is equivalent to over 40 million people. The young [...]

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