How can you gauge the health and well-being of a population? Overall life expectancy is one key measure. However, life expectancy has been declining in the U.S. How we can turn the tide?
The doctor orders a CT scan for your recurring abdominal pain. When you ask about radiation, she assures you that the dose is low and that CTs are safe. But are they? Is there a...
Change is hard. Find out how working with a health coach can help make changing your diet, exercise, and lifestyle easier.
Long hours, high patient turnover, and the struggle to make a difference contribute to physician burnout. Learn how physician burnout has ballooned to such a serious problem and what you can do to prevent it.
Historically, medical care has focused on treating injuries or illnesses. Now, we’re seeing a shift in focus towards helping people manage their health and prevent illnesses from developing in the first place.
We often make the mistake of assuming that big problems require big interventions to make a difference. But it’s actually a series of small changes that tends to make the biggest impact.
The episodic model of care from conventional medicine is outdated in technology and failing in approach. Today, Dr. Sunjya Schweig and I discuss how the shift towards the Collaborative Care Model improves chronic disease care.