Participant Spotlight: Q&A with Denton County Public Health

Participant Spotlight: Q&A with Denton County Public Health

Our new feature explores the stories of emocha users and participants.Since 2014, emocha has helped hundreds of patients with tuberculosis across the country take thousands of doses of medication. Each of our more than 60 public health programs represents an array of...
Reducing the Rate of Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome

Reducing the Rate of Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome

The rising rate of neonatal abstinence syndrome can be prevented through harm reduction strategies and programs focused on medication-assisted treatmentMore than 130 people in the United States die every day from opioid overdoses. In 2017, overdoses claimed the lives...
Will Store-and-Forward Video Technology Overtake Live Video Chat?

Will Store-and-Forward Video Technology Overtake Live Video Chat?

There has been a rapid growth in the creation of new technologies aimed at delivering health-related services that promote a cost-efficient, widely accessible link to careThe proliferation of technologies to deliver health-related services has grown significantly in...
DOT for Treatment Adherence with Hypertension Patients

DOT for Treatment Adherence with Hypertension Patients

The benefits of leveraging adherence protocols like Directly Observed Therapy for Treatment-Resistant HypertensionApproximately a third of adults in the United States—or 75 million people—have high blood pressure, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and...
Community-Based Care: Combatting the Opioid Epidemic

Community-Based Care: Combatting the Opioid Epidemic

NIH funds study to reduce opioid related deaths by 40 percent over three yearsBlue Cross Blue Shield conducted a survey in January 2019 indicating that more than a quarter of Massachusetts residents know someone who died of an opioid overdose. The state is not alone...