Come Visit Us at Booth #308 at SIIA

SIIA Annual National Education Conference and Exposition Austin, TX September 25-27 Booth #308     … [Read more...]

Early Care and Education Strategies to Prevent Childhood Obesity

More than 1 in 5 U.S. children ages 2 – 5 years are overweight or obese. The use of ECE facilities such as child care centers, day care homes, Head Start programs, preschool and pre-kindergarten programs has become the norm in the U.S. For this reason, the CDC has determined that the Early Care and Education is the best setting to reach young … [Read more...]

Success Story: Assisting Member with Breast Cancer Treatment Options

Patient: a 63 year old female Diagnosis: The member has a diagnosis of stage I (T1bN0)invasive ductal carcinoma of the upper outer quadrant of the right breast. Medical History: The member had breast implants more than 20 years ago, and actually her cancer helped discover that the right implant was leaking.  She underwent removal of her … [Read more...]

Immunizations Aren’t Just For Children

Each year in August, National Immunization Awareness Month (NIAM) provides an opportunity to highlight the need for improving national immunization coverage levels. Activities focus on encouraging all people to protect their health by being immunized against infectious diseases. While immunizations have significantly reduced the incidence of … [Read more...]

MCM Announces Changes in Leadership

FOR RELEASE: Immediately MCM Announces Changes in Leadership CHICAGO, IL – MCM Solutions for Better Health, an independent, national leader in providing population health management services, is excited to announce the following changes to their leadership team: Mike O’Connor, Founder and President will now serve MCM as the Chief Executive … [Read more...]

MCM Says Goodbye to Brian Vervynck

Yesterday we said goodbye to Brian Vervynck, our Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing. We wish Brian all the best in retirement and cannot thank him enough for the tremendous work he did building a first class sales, marketing and client service department for MCM. "Brian has been the consulate team player and someone I could always trust … [Read more...]

The Best Mosquito Protection This Summer

The World Health Organization has declared the rapid spread of the Zika virus—which has been linked to serious birth defects and is transmitted mainly by mosquitoes—an international public health emergency. Consumer Reports has released their test results and Ratings of mosquito repellents—including those that will protect you best against Aedes … [Read more...]

Success Story: CPAP Needed for Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Patient Medical History: The member has a history of Obstructive Sleep Apnea.  MCM Intervention: The member's doctor office was not helpful in getting DME for his OSA and left the task of finding a DME provider up to him. The member had difficulty and found a pharmacy that did not supply CPAPs. Our Case Management team spoke with the patient to … [Read more...]

Success Story: Patient Averts Progression of Disease

Patient Diagnosis: The member has a diagnosis of diabetes and atrial fibrillation. Medical History: The member has a history of diabetes and atrial fibrillation.  MCM Intervention: Since enrolling in the diabetes program the member has been receiving education and surveillance on proper diet including snacks. The member was experiencing low … [Read more...]

Success Story: Case Manager Expedites Precert to Avoid Delays in Treatment

Patient Diagnosis: The member is diagnosed with B cell Lymphoma. Medical History: The patient had been suffering from TIA-like episodes for the past few years that had become more frequent and he was starting to have decreased mentation and ability to communicate. He had been shuffled from one doctor to another without a diagnosis, until he was … [Read more...]