Patients hold responsibility for their actions, but providers’ approaches to address obesity often fall short as well.
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?
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.
Article by Lisa Rosenbaum
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?
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.
Clip by Charlene Wong, Roy Rosin & Peter Ubel
Examples of making exercise and eating healthier not necessarily effortless, but fun.
Clip by Thomas H. Lee, Sara Bleich & Gary Foster
Experts in weight management share their optimism — and pessimism — about tackling obesity over the next decade.
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.
Talk by Sara Bleich
A look at environment changes that could help reduce the obesity epidemic in the United States.
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.”