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3 great benefits your AllWays Health Partners patients need to know about

Posted by AllWays Health Partners blog team on February 18, 2020

One of the reasons our members choose and stay with AllWays Health Partners is the wide array of thoughtful but innovative benefits that we offer. In case your AllWays Health Partners patients are unaware of all of the benefits they can be taking advantage of here are 3 great member benefits that they – and you! – should know about.

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Topics: Health care innovations, AllWays Health Partners, Health & wellness

How Plan for America aims to end the HIV epidemic

Posted by AllWays Health Partners blog team on February 13, 2020

Ending the HIV Epidemic: A Plan for America,” is a federal initiative aimed at reducing new HIV infections in the United States by at least 90% by 2030. This is possible in part because of PrEP, preexposure prophylaxis, also known as preexposure prevention with medications. These medications can reduce the risk of getting HIV from sex by about 99% and the risk of getting HIV from injection drug use by at least 74%.

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Topics: Health & wellness, News, Sexual Health

Provider news: the latest in health care headlines

Posted by AllWays Health Partners blog team on February 11, 2020

Skim a cross-section of medical news from Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and across the U.S.

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Topics: Health & wellness, News

4 questions your patients may have about coronavirus

Posted by AllWays Health Partners blog team on February 06, 2020

Like EEE this summer, coronavirus is in the news. Your patients may be concerned about the information they're getting — and the information they're not getting. To help you answer patient questions, Medical Director Jim Hellinger, MD, and the AllWays Health Partners blog team present answers to 4 top questions about 2019 novel coronavirus.

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Topics: Health & wellness, News

STI rates reaching record highs in the United States

Posted by AllWays Health Partners blog team on February 04, 2020

According to the Center for Disease Control (CDC), the rates of sexually transmitted infections (STIs) have been increasing drastically over the past few years. Since 2014, the number of chlamydia cases has increased by 19%, gonorrhea cases by 63%, primary and secondary syphilis cases by 71%, and congenital syphilis cases by a whopping 185%. Certain groups are being more severely affected than others. The CDC explains why this is, and discusses how to decrease the rates of these STIs.

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Topics: Health & wellness, News, Research, Sexual Health