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July 26, 2021

430 Organizations Urge Congress to Address ‘Telehealth Cliff’

Letter to Congressional Leaders Highlights Telehealth Priorities Washington, DC – July 26, 2021 – Today, 430 organizations sent a letter to Congress to urge policymakers to address the “telehealth cliff.” The letter was co-led by the Alliance for Connected Care, American Telemedicine Association, Consumer Technology Association, eHealth Initiative, HIMSS, Health Innovation Alliance, Partnership […]
July 2, 2021

People at PursueCare – Stephanie Alcena, Care Coordinator

How did you get started in healthcare? Tell us a bit of your story. I always knew that I wanted to make a difference in someone’s life. My passion has always been to help people, and what better way to do that than to have a career in healthcare. When […]
June 30, 2021

Removing Stigmas Around Addiction

SUD: Can Digital Health Solutions Remove Stigmas Around Addiction? by Nicholas Mercadante, CEO & Co-Founder PursueCare   We can safely take for granted that a doctor treating your back pain isn’t going to determine the course of care based on whether she thinks you’ll fully commit to getting better. She isn’t […]
June 17, 2021

Study Identifies Who Is Most at-Risk For Opioid Abuse

Study Identifies Who Is Most at-Risk For Opioid Abuse Sofia Quaglia Fact checked by Nick Blackmer Key Takeaways Although the opioid epidemic is nationwide, researchers have identified 25 hot spots throughout the country that are disproportionately affected. White males in their late 20s and early 30s are the most affected […]
May 31, 2021

What You’ve Always Wanted to Know About Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT)

Okay, so you’ve heard the term Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT), before and you have no clue what it means. Good news, you’ve come to the right place – many of our patients and/or their family members come to us with the same question. It is important to keep in mind that […]
May 12, 2021

120 Organizations Implore Congress to Take Action Against the U.S. Opioid Crisis by Passing the Mainstreaming Addiction Treatment Act

For Immediate Release May 12, 2021 120 Organizations Implore Congress to Take Action Against the U.S. Opioid Crisis by Passing the Mainstreaming Addiction Treatment Act Leading healthcare professionals and organizations representing millions of people ask Congress to pass the MAT Act to increase access to lifesaving medication.  May 12, 2021 […]
April 30, 2021

People at PursueCare – Regina Kowal, Clinical Director of Addiction Medicine

When I found out about PursueCare and read about the organization, I appreciated the outreach and access that the company provides – it is unlike any other program I have known. I was very happy to start at PursueCare in 2020 and am now the Clinical Director of Addiction Medicine. […]
March 31, 2021

You’re Thinking of Starting Recovery…Now What?

  WE ARE PROUD OF YOU First of all, congratulations! Before we get into the details, we want you to know that our entire team is super proud of you for even being here, reading this post. This is officially your first step in the process, gathering information, reading, and […]
February 26, 2021
5 Things You Can Do to Help Someone Living with Substance Use Disorder

5 Things You Can Do to Help Someone Living with Substance Use Disorder

It is normal to feel many different emotions upon finding out a friend or relative is living with substance use disorder. You may feel angry, disappointed, and confused – all that is okay. A million questions are probably going through your mind: Where do I start? What do I say? […]
February 23, 2021

PursueCare Partners With Herren Project To Increase Access To Low-Barrier Telehealth Addiction Treatment

PursueCare Partners With Herren Project To Increase Access To Low-Barrier Telehealth Addiction Treatment The partnership establishes rapid access to medication, counseling, and support for those seeking recovery from addiction NEWS PROVIDED BY PursueCare Feb 23, 2021, 12:54 ET MIDDLETOWN, Conn. and PORTSMOUTH, R.I., Feb. 23, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — PursueCare, one of the leading telehealth addiction […]