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2023 Holiday Delivery Schedule

Each year, Shield HealthCare works with our delivery partners to bring you reliable service throughout the holiday season. Below you’ll find Shield HealthCare’s 2023 holiday delivery schedule. We have also included when Shield HealthCare’s call centers will be open. While we are doing everything we can to ensure your orders continue to arrive on time,… Continue reading 2023 Holiday Delivery Schedule

Allison Dalton
image of older woman smiling before a plateful of healthy food. Woman is wearing hospital scrubs. Malnutrition Awareness Week.

What Is Malnutrition?

Malnutrition is the condition that occurs when the body is denied vitamins, minerals, and other nutrients it needs to maintain healthy tissues and organ function.

Brooke Phillips, CWCMS
video snapshot of woman applying a CGM sensor to her arm. learn more about the four key benefits of CGM for Medicare patients with diabetes

What is CGM? Four Key Benefits of CGM

Continuous Glucose Monitoring, or "CGM", is a tool that helps individuals with diabetes to track their glucose* levels continuously throught the day and night.

Brooke Phillips, CWCMS
female doctor kneeling in hospital hallway and handing a red balloon to a young cancer patient. demonstrating the importance of empathy in healthcare.

Why Empathy in Healthcare Matters

I will never forget the call I received on the evening of September 18, 2019. Noah, the son of dear family friends, was taken for an emergent MRI due to concerning symptoms he had developed over the previous weeks. It was on this call that I received the news that the MRI showed Noah had… Continue reading Why Empathy in Healthcare Matters

Mikaela Morris, RD

World Breastfeeding Week

World Breastfeeding Awareness Week 2023 is happening August 1-8. This year, we focus on breastfeeding at work

Paige Oyaga
smiling woman in a wheelchair on the streets of a city, holding the American flag spread behind her shoulders. Celebrating National Disability Independence Day.

National Disability Independence Day

Every July 26 in the United States, we recognize National Disability Independence Day. This annual observance commemorates the momentous signing of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) into law in 1990. The Americans With Disabilities Act Prior to the 1960s, disabled Americans were broadly viewed as incapable of participating in civic life. Socially, the disabled… Continue reading National Disability Independence Day

Brooke Phillips, CWCMS
Potential Railroad Strike 2022

Potential Railroad Strike Averted

Update: Strike Averted Although Shield HealthCare has been taking proactive measures to mitigate service interruption to you, the potential railroad strike has been averted by congress. This means the risk of supply chain shortages from a strike have been avoided, and your orders will continue to be shipped on time. What Happened: On November 30,… Continue reading Potential Railroad Strike Averted

Brooke Phillips, CWCMS
formula shortages

Update on Formula Shortages and Delays

Navigating Formula-Related Challenges For more than a year, Shield HealthCare has been managing formula-related challenges beyond our control. Our formula and enteral nutrition supply manufacturing partners continue to experience significant delays, backorders and shortages. In fact, just this past week, formula manufacturers notified us of supply chain issues for several additional products. These issues include:… Continue reading Update on Formula Shortages and Delays

Brooke Phillips, CWCMS

2022 Holiday Delivery Schedule

Each year, Shield HealthCare works with our delivery partners to bring you reliable service throughout the holiday season. Below you’ll find Shield HealthCare’s 2022 holiday delivery schedule. We have also included when Shield HealthCare’s call centers will be open. While we are doing everything we can to ensure your orders continue to arrive on time,… Continue reading 2022 Holiday Delivery Schedule

Allison Dalton
Lyons Magnus expands product recall

Lyons Magnus Plant Expands Product Recall, Including Kate Farms and PediaSure

Nearly 100 Products Deemed Unsafe In Expanded Recall On July 28, 2022, food supplier Lyons Magnus announced a voluntary recall of 53 beverage products, due to potential bacterial contamination. After further consultation with the FDA, Lyons Magnus expanded its voluntary recall on August 10, 2022, to encompass products distributed beginning in April 2021, expanding the… Continue reading Lyons Magnus Plant Expands Product Recall, Including Kate Farms and PediaSure

Brooke Phillips, CWCMS
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