Monthly Archives: July 2012

HEALTHY NEIGHBORSTHE STINGING FACTS

by Mark Hebert MSN, NP‐C WARM weather and sunny days are once again upon us. This is a season popular for outdoor activities of all sorts. Spending time outside is an integral part of summertime life. Unfortunately, the warm weather also causes the insect community around us to buzz, fly, crawl, and yes – BITE […]

FDA approves Truvada for Pre‐exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP)

On July 16, 2012, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Truvada (tenofovir plus emtricitabine) as the first prescription drug available for use in the prevention of HIV infection among high‐risk individuals. The new clinical indication of Truvada as pre‐exposure prophylaxis in HIV‐negative persons is effectively known as PrEP. Truvada as PrEP is intended as a […]

Pilot Projects

AbsoluteCARE has partnered with a local insurance carrier in an exciting and critically important pilot project to manage patients with multiple chronic illnesses using the patient centered medical home model that is the cornerstone of AbsoluteCARE. Fifty patients were referred to AbsoluteCARE. They suffered from an average of six serious chronic illnesses and had uniformly […]