“Do you have any questions for me?”

By Lindsay O’Brien, Associate Director, U.S. Programs  We all know that it’s a good idea to have a list of critical questions ready for our short visits with the doctor in order to maximize those precious few minutes with an expert. (With doctors’ appointments averaging about 18 minutes1,  it makes sense to come prepared). And yet … Continue Reading ››

Innovative Care Delivery: A Charitable Health Center and Pharmacy Tale

By Christina Newport, Program Manager, U.S. Medical Assistance Program in Medical Aid, Health Initiatives, United States

[inlinetweet prefix="" tweeter="@AmeriCares" suffix="Find out here:"]Can a simple change in the delivery of care impact patients’ health?[/inlinetweet] As I opened the door to the Martin Luther King (MLK) Health Center in Shreveport, Louisiana, I was eager to … Continue Reading ››

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