Goldfinch Health Journal

Opioids

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Opioids, Women & Employee Benefit Strategies

The face of the opioid crisis isn’t an unemployed 28 year-old man; it’s an employed and insured 52 year-old woman. How Much Is Outdated Surgery Costing Your Company? Find out now.  That means employers could help bring an end to this era. How? Employers have a leading role in the purchasing of healthcare in our…

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Opioids: The dangers of re-exposure and how we can be part of the solution

Meet Brett. Heavily involved in high school sports, a shoulder injury led to surgery. And that, as it does for millions of patients each year, led to a prescription for opioids to manage the pain. With that decision, the script changed. But not immediately. Brett recovered and moved on with his life, which included a…

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Patients Who Manage Post-Surgery Pain Best Know This

Patients Who Manage Post-Surgery Pain Best Know This If you’ve spent any time in the aisles of your local pharmacy, you know there are A LOT of non-prescription medications available. Hundreds of options exist for cough, cold, allergies, pain and other conditions. And, for the most part, that is a really good thing. Easier access—no…

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Brand Newland Leadership

Surgery Savings – Q&A with Brand Newland, CEO and co-founder of Goldfinch Health (Leader’s Edge)

Link: Surgery Savings – Leader’s Edge Magazine

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The Most Important Part of the Opioid Crisis Isn’t What’s Happened; It’s What Happens Next

The Most Important Part of the Opioid Crisis Isn’t What’s Already Happened; It’s What Happens Next Updates about the Opioid Crisis in America have dominated news reports in recent years, and especially in recent weeks. The final week of August 2019 brought two ground-shaking turns in the decade-long story: An Oklahoma judge ruled Johnson & Johnson,…

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The Role of Employers in the Opioid Epidemic

Lake Wobegon and the Role of Employers in the Opioid Epidemic  Garrison Keillor of A Prairie Home Companion made famous a quaint place known as Lake Wobegon. In this fictional town it was claimed “all the women are strong, all the men are good-looking, and all the children are above average”.  Recently, what’s come to…

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