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illuminate.health Announces Availability of Recovery Coach App to Virtually Transition Substance Use Disorder Programs

ILLUMINATE HEALTH illuminate.health Announces Availability of Recovery Coach App to Virtually Transition Substance Use Disorder Programs First-of-Its-Kind Technology Uses Artificial Intelligence to Facilitate At-Home Addiction Recovery Health Programs for Individualized, Socially Distant Treatment During the Pandemic Nonprofit Midwestern Healthcare System Recently Scaled Recovery Coach Offering to Five Hospitals CARMEL, IN, July 21, 2020 – illuminate.health, a digital health assistant platform designed to help people live healthier, today announced the general availability of Recovery Coach, an

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ILLUMINATE HEALTH Guides A Indiana Based Academic Health System With a Digital Path to Substance use Disorder Recovery.

ILLUMINATE HEALTH Guides A Indiana Based Academic Health System With a Digital Path to Substance use Disorder Recovery. ILLUMINATE HEALTH GUIDES A INDIANA BASED ACADEMIC HEALTH SYSTEM  WITH  A DIGITAL PATH TO SUBSTANCE USE DISORDER RECOVERY Illuminate Health helped improve addiction recovery outcomes by providing the health system with outpatient substance use disorder patients with tool and resources to make healthy choices. Illuminate Health’s Recovery Coach helped with Medication guide, daily touchpoint with support groups, wellness

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HIT Consultant Features Illuminate Health CEO

Social Distancing: Addiction Recovery Programs Go Virtual for COVID-19 For HIT Consultant, Illuminate Health’s Co-Founder and CEO Varun Goyal highlights how addiction recovery programs are now going virtual in light of social distancing and the COVID-19 pandemic. We have been following the social distancing guidelines for two weeks now with more weeks to go. One population that truly needs and is literally prescribed social interaction is that of Substance Use Disorder (SUD). In fact, the

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Helping Each Other Through This

Helping Each Other Through This The hazards – known and unknown — of the present public health crisis can seem overwhelming as we adjust to our new circumstances. We fear for ourselves and our loved ones: our aging parents who live in a different city and are more susceptible to COVID-19; our children, who may be less prone to getting sick but can still spread the virus; and our friends and colleagues who have health

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HIMSS 20

HIMSS 20 Company Our Team Culture & Values What’s New Contact Contact@illuminate.health 312.605.239012400 N Meridian St. Suite 150, Carmel, In 46032 Product Med Guide Recovery Coach Resources FAQ Privacy Policy Terms of use Weekly Newsletter Join our newsletter to receive updates on living healthy. Linkedin Facebook-f Twitter Copyright 2020 © Illuminate Health, Inc. All rights reserved.

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Illuminate Health CEO Named Among the Winners of The KidneyX Patient Innovator Challenge

Illuminate Health CEO Named Among the Winners of The KidneyX Patient Innovator Challenge CEO & Co-Founder of Illuminate Health, Varun Goyal, has been named among the 25 winners of the KidneyX Patient Innovator Challenge. Winners were selected by the National Kidney Foundation, American Society of Nephrology and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. “I am pleased to see that our platform story is resonating with the industry in various areas demonstrating co-morbidity management

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Why Are Some Medications Recommended to Take With Food?

Why Are Some Medications Recommended to Take With Food? Written By: Mark Rogers, Pharm. D There are three main reasons that some medications are recommended to take with food: 1. Reduce Side Effects One of the most common side effects of many drugs are GI-related, such as nausea, vomiting, indigestion, heartburn, and gas. For medications with these or related side effects, taking them with food can help minimize or eliminate the discomfort. Additionally, for drugs

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Pharmacist Recommended Cold & Flu Medicines That Won’t Break the Bank

Written By: Mark Rogers, Pharm. D As a pharmacist for 12 years, two of the most common questions I am asked are, “What is the best medicine to take for the cold and flu?” And, “How much does it cost?” Here are my top recommendations that won’t break the bank: 1) Headache, Fever, Muscle Aches, Sore Throat — Ibuprofen (Advil) & Acetaminophen (Tylenol) I often use a combination of the two drugs, separating each by 3-4 hours

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Top Tips For Dealing with Medication Side Effects

Top Tips For Dealing with Medication Side Effects Authored By: Mark Rogers, Pharm. D So you started a new medication that your doctor says you really need to be taking. The problem is, the side effects of the drug are less an ideal. You’re having stomach cramps. Or diarrhea. Or your heart is racing. So what’s the best way to manage them? Let’s first take a step back. Adverse medication side effects are the secondary

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Healthcare is making bold but incremental moves: Takeaways from Health 2.0

Healthcare is making bold but incremental moves:Takeaways from Health 2.0 This was my third time attending the Health 2.0 conference in Santa Clara, CA. I always come away learning something new, validating certain hypotheses and making new friends. This year wasn’t very different, but there was a sense of realism this time. Buzzword Fatigue and Reality Check Whether on stage or in the networking breaks, people were not just speaking of Blockchain, AI or machine

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Navigating the World of Over-The Counter (OTC) Medicines: What Medicines Are Best for Headache/Pain? (in no particular order)

Written By: Mark Rogers, Pharm. D Acetaminophen (Tylenol) Acetaminophen is generally effective for mild-to-moderate pain and headaches. Oddly though, we still do not fully understand how it works. Be careful though, acetaminophen is however one of the most dangerous OTC drugs, responsible for thousands of overdoses and hundreds of deaths every year. The reason is that it can be hard to keep track of a daily dose, since it is used in so many combination

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Top Tips To Help Caregivers & Parents Manage Their Family’s Medication

Managing medication for a loved one is difficult & confusing. Some of us have to organize so many pills & all of us have so many questions. Is this safe? Can these two pills be taken at the same time? It can feel overwhelming. The information & brochures that come with prescriptions & over-the-counter medication are hard to read and don’t make much sense. When you have questions, it can be difficult to find the

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Introducing illuminate.health

A Personal Story From CEO Varun Goyal Six years ago, while trying to start our family, my wife was dealing with a minor but annoying case of a bacterial infection. Thankfully, she was proactive about her care, and saw a doctor, who prescribed an antibiotic. By chance, I spoke to a physician friend before picking up the prescription, who told us the medication was alright unless we were pregnant or were trying to get pregnant, which

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Navigating the World of Over-The Counter (OTC) Medicines: What Medication is Best for Heartburn (in no particular order)

Written By: Mark Rogers, Pharm. D Proton Pump Inhibitors (PPIs) The drugs available as OTC in this category includes the brands Prilosec, Nexium, Protonix (I recommend buying the generic equivalent to save $$). PPIs are the most effective heartburn drugs available OTC, but with a few caveats. They require a day or two to reach full effect & provide significant relief. As such, they should be taken on a routine basis, not just as needed

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Are you taking your meds efficiently?

As CEO of illuminate.health, I naturally talk about the work we do every chance I get to anyone who will listen: not only do I get to help educate consumers, but I also learn a few things from them along the way.  On this particular day, I was returning home from the Digital Health CEO Summit in San Francisco and began talking with the flight attendant. She had just moved to a retirement community and

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