Category Archives: Current Events

News and trends in healthcare, including the Affordable Care Act and beyond

Celebrating our Nurses: Representing the Front Lines of Patient Care

“When you’re a nurse, you know that every day you will touch a life or a life will touch yours.” —Anonymous This week is National Nurses Week. SurroundHealth would like to give a big shout out to all the nurses in … Continue reading

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3 Public Health Hot Topics for 2014

At the beginning of every New Year, experts and professionals take a look at the past year’s hot topics, advancements, and opportunities for growth. With this, predictions are made for what hot topics will arise as the year progresses and … Continue reading

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90 million and growing: Family Caregivers on the rise

2 out of every 5 adults are family caregivers, according to survey findings from the Pew Internet & American Life Project. This month, we celebrate National Family Caregiver Month and recognize the impact, importance, and rising presence of family caregivers … Continue reading

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Honoring our Veterans today and always

“How important it is for us to recognize and celebrate our heroes and she-roes! – Maya Angelou Today across the nation, Americans are honoring war and military veterans for their service, bravery and loyalty. As SurroundHealth recognizes our vets, we would … Continue reading

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American Pharmacists Month: Recognizing Their Importance

During the month of October, we bring awareness to many important health-related topics such as breast cancer and health literacy. However, did you know that it is also American Pharmacists Month? Although the month is winding down, we would still like … Continue reading

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Health Information Exchange (HIE): Defining its importance and mapping out a plan for progress

As the nation swirls amidst major healthcare transformations, many people may be confused with all the terminology being thrown around. In particular, Health Information Exchange (HIE), which is a common buzz phrase these days, is often times confused with Health … Continue reading

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A Pre-AADE Event: Social Media Genius Bar

More than ever, patients have taken to social media—Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and blogs—to engage with caregivers and healthcare professionals for advice, resources, and support. On August 6th, right before the American Association of Diabetes Educators Annual Meeting kicks off, key … Continue reading

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