ChristianaCare, Highmark partner on tech-focused VBC venture

On Wednesday, ChristianaCare and Highmark Health announced a new collaboration they say will boost patient outcomes and healthcare affordability by removing excess costs from care delivery. WHY IT MATTERSThe goal of the joint venture company is to match the two organizations’ respective expertise to develop a “new model of value-based care that is continuous and… Read More »

Hawaii man receives third Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine dose in booster study: report

A Hawaii man participating in a Pfizer-led study looking at third doses of its COVID-19 vaccine as booster shots said he joined the trial to help others, according to a local report. Gary Lahens of Honolulu took part in the company’s vaccine trials for the safety of his family and community, he told news outlet KHON2. He rolled his sleeve before the cameras to show the… Read More »

Emergency Resources

Preparation is key to making sure you can respond to a disaster safely and securely. Use the resources below to learn more about what you should do during a disaster and how you can respond if you have a specific medical condition. Emergency Information for Specific Disasters Information and resources from the American Red Cross… Read More »

Statins side effects: Three warning signs of ‘life-threatening’ rhabdomyolysis

Rhabdomyolysis can lead to liver damage, kidney failure and death. The muscle-wasting condition flags three crucial warning signs that require medical attention. What are they? One of the “most common” signs of rhabdomyolysis includes “severe muscle aching throughout the entire body”, certified the Mayo Clinic. The other two symptoms are “muscle weakness” and “dark or… Read More »