As our population ages and the number of people with disabilities increases, the demand for long-term services and support will surge. Meeting this demand requires a continuum of LTSS, and one of the most important of these services is conflict-free and person-centered case management.
Pfizer must pay $142 million for the marketing and prescribing of epilepsy drug Neurontin for unapproved uses, a federal appeals court has ruled. The justices refused to overturn a jury's previous verdict. The jury determined Pfizer marketed Neurontin for bipolar disorder, migraines and neuropathic pain. The Food and Drug Administration had not approved the medicine for any of those uses.
Having outgrown their previous hosting provider, Texas-based Harden Healthcare went looking for a new solution. The organization found it in Xerox, which is now hosting Harden Healthcare's data center, says Diane Kenyon, the provider's senior vice president of information technology. Harden completed its migration in June 2012, and it's been "incredibly good," she says.
It's no secret that as baby boomers age and come to depend on coordinated long-term care, providers will be challenged to adapt quickly to meet the needs of a growing population. How does an organization begin to prepare for this anticipated boom? Start with the foundation.
Under a five-year contract, Xerox is hosting Harden Healthcare's data center. Xerox will provide a simplified information technology environment that accommodates the organization's strategy for aggressive growth and advancement in.