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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

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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”

Why Employers Are Being Fooled by Engagement | The Institute for HealthCare Consumerism

Secret: engagement is the wrong metric, and it is masking what you should really care about.Let’s look at the positives first. For one thing, engagement is an acknowledgment that if employees don’t access services, there will never be any downstream benefits.

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Schimpff, MD: “Does direct primary care improve quality measures?” | The Direct Primary Care Journal

Patients in MDVIP practices studied have had a substantial drop in hospitalizations including a 79% decline for Medicare enrollees as compared to similar patients in regular primary care practices and a 72% reduction for those ages 35 to 64.

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Why We Get Fat: An Alternative Hypothesis – by Gary Taubes

All Calories are NOT dealt with equally within our body. While we can’t violate the laws of thermodynamics, there are a lot of factors that go into play that can bring weight loss to a halt. 43 more words