ICmed Medication Tracker
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August 10, 2018

ICmed Medication Tracker

Never be lost for words when your doctor asks you, “What are your current and past medications?” One benefit to tracking your pills is to avoid serious problems to your health and money. You can store and track your medications information in ICmed medication feature. Below is quick view video on the medication feature. The Medication feature […]

Features

Deprescribing Intervention Improves Nursing Home Care
Jenelle Azore

Jenelle Azore
ICmed, LLC

November 10, 2017

Deprescribing Intervention Improves Nursing Home Care

A study in the Netherlands shows that more collaboration around prescribing medications can help elderly nursing home patients deprescribe from certain drugs, reducing potentially inappropriate and duplicative prescriptions. After only one round of Multidisciplinary Multistep intervention i.e. collaboration, the study shows that 39.1% of the population successfully discontinued use of at least 1 inappropriate drug.  […]

Elderly Care

Helping Family Members Follow The Doctors’ Orders
Jerry Elprin

Jerry Elprin
ICmed,LLC

Jerry was born into what Time magazine once dubbed the “Silent Generation,” sandwiched between the Greatest Generation and Baby Boomers. From that perspective, he brings his thoughts and observations on living “healthy” in today’s fast-changing, hyper-connected, often “disruptive” digitized world. After college and a hitch in the Army, he’s worked as a reporter, editor, and marketing executive while raising three now-grown children. He says "So much of what’s considered 'healthy' has changed and is often contradicting what I learned growing up."

August 25, 2017

Helping Family Members Follow The Doctors’ Orders

Key to medication adherence: family I recently wrote about revisiting your medication needs with your doctors from time to time to make sure you still need them in the same dosages and frequency. I also wrote on you should may sure that your meds don’t interact negatively with food. Taking the right medications, though, is only part of […]

Doctor Appointments

Pro Tips on How To Prepare for Your Next Doctor Appointment
Michelle Riffer

Michelle Riffer

Michelle Riffer is a Talent Resources Manager in the healthcare industry turned Stay-at-Home-Mom. She traded running between corporate meetings and board rooms, for running her 4 kids between activities, appointments and serving on the PTA Board. Diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes at the age of 6, Michelle has always had an interest in health and wellness, but it turned into a passion when she developed additional autoimmune issues and then struggled to treat Lyme and 3 other tick-borne diseases. After 3 of her children were diagnosed with Celiac, she made it her mission to research her family’s health history, identify food and environmental triggers and keep her family of 6 healthy while squeezing in time to enjoy life.

April 11, 2017

Pro Tips on How To Prepare for Your Next Doctor Appointment

Pro Tips for Preparing for Your Doctor Appointment You arrive 30 minutes early to complete or review paperwork (again) and then wait. A nurse brings you back and records your weight, BP, vitals then more waiting in a room. You try to awkwardly adjust yourself on a long, loud paper sheet while anxiously staring at the […]

Doctor Appointments

Why is Medication Adherence So Difficult for So Many?
Michelle Riffer

Michelle Riffer

Michelle Riffer is a Talent Resources Manager in the healthcare industry turned Stay-at-Home-Mom. She traded running between corporate meetings and board rooms, for running her 4 kids between activities, appointments and serving on the PTA Board. Diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes at the age of 6, Michelle has always had an interest in health and wellness, but it turned into a passion when she developed additional autoimmune issues and then struggled to treat Lyme and 3 other tick-borne diseases. After 3 of her children were diagnosed with Celiac, she made it her mission to research her family’s health history, identify food and environmental triggers and keep her family of 6 healthy while squeezing in time to enjoy life.

March 27, 2017

Why is Medication Adherence So Difficult for So Many?

Turn Medication Adherence to Medication Dedication, but How?Looking at my prescriptions lined up on the counter, I realized although they’re written by my doctors for good reason, I don’t always take them as directed on a consistent basis. For whatever reason, I subconsciously assign importance to each based on my perception of the severity of […]

Digital Health

Feeling Better! Ever Considered Deprescribing Your Prescription?
Jerry Elprin

Jerry Elprin
ICmed,LLC

Jerry was born into what Time magazine once dubbed the “Silent Generation,” sandwiched between the Greatest Generation and Baby Boomers. From that perspective, he brings his thoughts and observations on living “healthy” in today’s fast-changing, hyper-connected, often “disruptive” digitized world. After college and a hitch in the Army, he’s worked as a reporter, editor, and marketing executive while raising three now-grown children. He says "So much of what’s considered 'healthy' has changed and is often contradicting what I learned growing up."

March 16, 2017

Feeling Better! Ever Considered Deprescribing Your Prescription?

Taking too many meds?I take six prescription medications a day (plus two vitamin supplements and a baby aspirin). So when an article in The Washington Post by a professor of family medicine at Georgetown University declared “too many patients are taking too many drugs for too long in too-high doses”, I read on.In it, Dr. […]

Caregivers