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Building A Culture of Health

Encouraging a focus on health for all will lead to a healthy society. Wellness programs and health education could be the answer, but how can we create a care delivery system that prioritizes preventive care / keeping people healthy?

Patients and PCPs Hold Primary Responsibility for Addressing Obesity

Patient Engagement

Patient Engagement Survey: The Failure of Obesity Efforts and the Collective Nature of Solutions

Patients hold responsibility for their actions, but providers’ approaches to address obesity often fall short as well.

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Leadership

Bottle Size Matters: Surgical Care and Opioids

Six percent of surgical patients who are opioid naïve become new chronic opioid users. To combat this statistic, one group in Michigan is changing surgical care and pain care practices across the state.

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Care Redesign

Twitter Tailwinds — Little Capsules of Gratitude

We would be remiss if we didn’t constantly and exactingly focus on addressing all of medicine’s shortcomings. But how to balance fixing what’s wrong with holding on to all that’s right?

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Leadership

Overcoming Public Health / Clinic / Community Bias

Strategically integrated partnerships between public health, health systems, and the communities they serve are the only way to truly change our nation’s health outcomes.

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Patient Engagement

Making Healthy Habits Fun

Examples of making exercise and eating healthier not necessarily effortless, but fun.

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Patient Engagement

Obesity Interventions: Looking Ahead

Experts in weight management share their optimism — and pessimism — about tackling obesity over the next decade.

Making the Right Choice the Easy Choice Roy Rosin Talk Still

Patient Engagement

Making the Right Choice the Easy Choice

Examples from inside and outside health care on changing the environment so that if people take no action at all, the right thing — the healthy thing — still happens.

Shifting Social Norms in Favor of Healthy Food to Reduce Obesity Epidemic - Sara Bleich talk still

Patient Engagement

Shifting Social Norms to Reduce the Obesity Epidemic

A look at environment changes that could help reduce the obesity epidemic in the United States.

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Care Redesign

Rebuilding Health Care as It Should Be: Personal, Equitable, and Accountable

How Oak Street Health, a full-risk, value-based primary care model and social determinants practice, embeds itself in the community to keep its elderly population, “happy, healthy, and out of the hospital.”

My Body My Decision - Not as Easy as It Sounds - Angela Fagerlin Talk Still Shared Decision Making

Patient Engagement

“My Body, My Decision”: Not So Easy

How can health care providers and patients improve the shared decision-making process so that the patient’s voice is truly heard?

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