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The Fallacy of Big & Broad Wellness Programs | The Institute for HealthCare Consumerism

Perhaps a better line to describe the current state of wellness programs would be “If you build it, and spend a lot of money to incentivize people to use it, they will come – but they probably won’t stay or change their behavior long-term.” Not as catchy, but certainly more accurate.

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Patient-centered Care

Patient Compliance

What is patient compliance; and why is it so important? Patient compliance is directly responsible for our office success rate of 90%; as it is the ‘negative people,’ who don’t follow through or continue treatment, whose results do not get counted in the first place. 1,014 more words

Patient's compliance following rotator cuff repair

We probably have all at one point or another wondered about our patient’s compliance following rotator cuff repair and during their post- operative rehabilitation?  How important is patient compliance to the overall outcome of the surgery and subsequent rehabilitation?  246 more words

NES Rehab Blog

The Dark Side of Your Fitbit And Fitness App DocNews

When David Sedaris purchased his Fibit last summer, this small piece of technology inspired him to walk after dinner instead of sitting on the couch. When his Fitbit died, however, walking became pointless without the steps being counted or measured.

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Technology

Oasis Wellness Empowerment Series #2: Disempowering Patients through Fear, Coercion, and Force

Please note that we will be phasing out this blog page. But don’t despair! You can all of our blogs over on our Oasis Wellness website, w… 1,116 more words

Earthbased Medicine

Is Medicaid-Associated Overuse of Emergency Departments Just a Temporary Surge? | Health Policy Blog | NCPA.org

What is important to remember about Medicaid and similar programs is that you can sign up when you need care. People with private insurance can only sign up during open-enrollment periods.

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Gopal K. Chopra Introduces PINGMD

This is the direction we need to go. As Dr. Chopra explains, let’s make the about patient care, instead of “data curation”