Monthly Archive: August 2015

Home Tube Feeding

Common Complications of Home Tube Feeding Webinar

This informative webinar covers tips for recognizing, solving and preventing common complications associated with home tube feeding.

Aimee Sharp
Preventing Catheter Infections

Guidelines for Preventing Catheter Infections in ICU Often Ignored: Study

Only 44% of healthcare providers follow CDC guidelines for preventing catheter infections from arterial catheters in ICU patients, a new study finds.

Brooke Phillips, CWCMS

How to Prevent Childhood Obesity

Your family can reduce your child's risk for obesity and related conditions by eating healthy and moving more. Learn how to prevent childhood obesity.

Amy Long Carrera, MS, RD, CNSC, CWCMS
Drug Access

ACA Improved Rx Drug Access, But Some Still Face Barriers to Finding Best Coverage

In this article, originally by California Healthline, learn why some consumers are finding their prescription drug access limited with their new insurance.

Chris Moynihan
OstomyLife Newsletter

OstomyLife Newsletter – Summer 2015

Don’t miss our first OstomyLife Newsletter with helpful information from Shield HealthCare! Information on diet, active lifestyle, hydration and more!

Laura Cox, LPC
Sleeping with an Ostomy

Sleeping with an Ostomy Video

In this video Laura takes us through different positions for sleeping with an ostomy. She discusses pain reduction and many other helpful tips!

Laura Cox, LPC
ENFit Enteral Connectors

The New ENFit Enteral Connectors for Feeding Tubes and More

Read our most recent article about ENFit by clicking here. By now, you have likely heard about the new ENFit Enteral Connectors and the revised timeline released by the Global Enteral Device Supplier Association (GEDSA). The GROW community wants to make sure that all parents of tube-fed children are aware of the changes that are on… Continue reading The New ENFit Enteral Connectors for Feeding Tubes and More

Amy Long Carrera, MS, RD, CNSC, CWCMS
intimacy with an ostomy

Intimacy with an Ostomy

Intimacy & intercourse are a part of the human experience. It can be extremely beautiful but also make one feel vulnerable. 

Laura Cox, LPC
Identifying Skin Damage

Recorded Webinar: Identifying Skin Damage Video

In this recorded webinar, our certified presenter discusses identifying skin damage by assessing if a pressure injury or IAD is at fault.

Aimee Sharp

Calif. Managed Care Plans Struggle To Achieve Mental Health Parity

Originally Posted by California Healthline Although California has been one of the most “proactive” states in attempting to ensure timely access to mental health care, the state still has struggled to enforce compliance of the federal mental health parity law, Kaiser Health News reports (Gold, Kaiser Health News, 8/13). Background Under the 2008 federal mental… Continue reading Calif. Managed Care Plans Struggle To Achieve Mental Health Parity

Aimee Sharp
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