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If you’ve been following our series on the opioid crisis, you already know this is a public health epidemic that is devastating for its thousands of lives lost, and complex for its social,...
October 3, 2018
By Tamara StClaire, PhD.Editor’s Note: Dr. Tamara StClaire is vice president of enterprise innovation at GuideWell. She recently presented this topic as a keynote at the Becker’s Hospital...
September 28, 2018
By Candace Hodgkins, PhD., LMHCEditor’s Note: The following article is a companion piece to “Unpacking the Opioid Crisis: A GuideWell Insights Interview.” Our podcast guest, Dr....
September 24, 2018
Imagine becoming addicted to a drug from your very first use – and living through your first bone-shaking withdrawal within two hours of taking the drug. Synthetic opioids such as fentanyl and...
September 20, 2018
Peer recovery specialists
The stories of how Alex Porter and Rico Bodin became addicted to opioids might differ. For Alex, prescription drugs were easy for the then-16-year-old girl to steal from her mom’s medicine...
August 31, 2018
Health care reform ushered in by the Affordable Care Act was a defining moment for most health plans: some survived while others thrived. Under the aegis of Pat Geraghty and his leadership team,...
June 25, 2018
Ask Pat Geraghty about his top takeaways from his third year at the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum, and he leads with a point not about the impact of artificial intelligence or universal...
February 15, 2018
How does the health care industry begin to address key factors like housing, economic status, health literacy, and even air quality that prevent some of us from being our healthiest selves? GuideWell...
Too often, aging seniors’ social and emotional needs are forgotten and unaddressed by the health industry. Social factors like loneliness are now identified as a predictor of early morbidity in...
November 17, 2016
As a health solutions company dedicated to helping people and communities achieve better health, GuideWell participates in and captures thought leadership discussions on health industry innovation...
November 16, 2016

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