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A Message To Our Clients

To Our Clients, First of all, I hope everyone is staying safe and healthy in these unprecedented times.  I want to assure you that Arfinn Med has systems in place to ensure that our workflows are not impacted from having staff work remotely and we will continue to provide the same quality product and customer service that you have become accustomed to.  If you have any questions regarding our Business Continuation Plan, please reach out to info@arfinnmed.com. We understand that routines will be temporarily changed in the coming months, so we are adapting to accommodate this change.  This means building out a more robust telemedicine system, increasing our patient portal functionality,  generating consents to be e-signed, and streamlining our patient intake process to cut down on wait times.   As we settle into new workflows and challenges, we will suspend all monthly fees for using Arfinn Med until June 1st.  We also will activate our full suite ...
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IBD and Cannabinoid Medicine

With an estimated 3.1 million adults diagnosed with Irritable Bowel Disease (IBD) in the United States, it’s natural that many people are asking about the possible benefits of cannabis for the symptoms associated with IBD. In fact, the University of Michigan Health Department received so many questions regarding this issue, that they released a Q&A with one of their gastroenterologists on the subject.  People suffering from IBD often have symptoms that can easily interfere with life’s daily activities.  Those symptoms include: Abdominal cramps and painDiarrhea that may be bloodySevere urgency to have a bowel movementFeverWeight lossLoss of appetiteIron deficiency anemia due to blood loss With many states that allow medical marijuana including IBD in their ‘qualifying conditions’ list, patients have been able to use cannabinoid medicine in conjunction with their traditional treatment to find symptom relief.  Our data at Arfinn Med indicates that patients adding cannabinoid treatment to their regiment have seen ...
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Arfinn Med Patient Site

We get a lot of interest from patients asking about efficacy data for medical marijuana on a number of conditions. Though we are primarily an electronic medical record (EMR) company focussing on the cannabis industry and other complimentary or alternative therapies, our primary focus is better quality care for patients. So with that being said, we will be releasing a site that allows patients to find efficacy data pertaining to medical marijuana, locations of dispensaries, and most importantly, contact information for our registered providers. Since anyone using Arfinn Med as an EMR believes in truly partnering with, and monitoring patients throughout their treatment, we wanted to provide patients a way to connect to providers in their area. The site will be released in Q2 of 2020 and will focus on a state-by-state roll out. We at Arfinn Med are very excited about this new site and the possibilities that connecting ...
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COVID-19 and medical cannabis patients: What you need to know

In the midst of the COVID-19 maelstrom, the recent shuttering of nonessential stores has created concern around access to cannabis, particularly for medicinal cannabis consumers. Those who depend on cannabis for therapeutic purposes will be relieved to learn that across the US, medical cannabis dispensaries have been deemed essential services, comparable to pharmacies. As of March…
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A Message To Our Clients

To Our Clients, First of all, I hope everyone is staying safe and healthy in these unprecedented times.  I want to assure you that Arfinn Med has systems in place to ensure that our workflows are not impacted from having staff work remotely and we will continue to provide the same quality product and customer service…
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Colorado’s first licensed cannabis R&D firm to study marijuana’s effect on Alzheimer’s disease

A Denver-based company hopes to be the state’s first to study the effects of marijuana on Alzheimer’s disease, thanks to a newly available research and development license in the city. MedPharm Holdings plans to apply for a Denver marijuana R&D license to test delta-9 tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), cannabidiol (CBD) and other cannabinoids’ effects on Alzheimer’s and…
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IBD and Cannabinoid Medicine

With an estimated 3.1 million adults diagnosed with Irritable Bowel Disease (IBD) in the United States, it’s natural that many people are asking about the possible benefits of cannabis for the symptoms associated with IBD. In fact, the University of Michigan Health Department received so many questions regarding this issue, that they released a Q&A…
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Cannabis for Treating IBD: Hope or Hype?

Nausea, abdominal pain and changes in appetite. These are all things that can significantly impact one’s wellbeing if left untreated, yet they have all shown marked improvements when associated with cannabis. Yet, less is known about the effects of cannabis on inflammatory bowel disease, or IBD, a chronic inflammatory condition that impacts the gastrointestinal tract…
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Arfinn Med Patient Site

We get a lot of interest from patients asking about efficacy data for medical marijuana on a number of conditions. Though we are primarily an electronic medical record (EMR) company focussing on the cannabis industry and other complimentary or alternative therapies, our primary focus is better quality care for patients. So with that being said,…
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