Category Archives: Preventive Medicine

Leveraging the Tools of Technology with the Power of Prevention – Presentation by Dr. Ron Loeppke

This year at The Forum12, the annual conference of the Care Continuum Alliance, there was a new approach to the presentations.  For each of the five tracks, Advancing Wellness Collaborative Strategies Expanding the Evidence Innovations in Care, and Measuring Value there … Continue reading

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mHealth: My Mobile Wish List. Fourth in a series…

Health care is both broad and deep, and while there is extensive expertise and many smart thinkers in the fields of medicine and management, the sector has definitely been behind the curve when it comes to incorporating the power of new innovations … Continue reading

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Will mHealth Revolutionize Health Care? – First in a Series..

There has been an enormous increase in interest in mHealth, particularly the possibility of leveraging mobile phones and wireless devices to improve all areas of health care. As the chart below documents, the projected uptake of smart phones is rapid. … Continue reading

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A Prevention Plan Success Story

Can wellness programs implemented through an employer improve ones health? Well they certainly can and while I previously discussed the study published by Drs. Loeppke, Eddington and Beg in Population Health Management (read it Here) ,  this video is of a … Continue reading

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June is Men’s Health Month

Okay guys, me included, June is National Men’s Health Month. Obviously with the start of summer we want to be ready for those great outdoor activities; in fact the summer is my favorite time of the year, boating, beaches, kayaking, … Continue reading

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What has The Prevention Plan Done for Me?

I am now into my third year on The Prevention Plan, as good a time as any to provide you with an update of my progress. My Personal Prevention Plan now contains three years of Health Risk Assessment, Labs and … Continue reading

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May 18- National Employee Health and Fitness Day

Today is National Employee Health and Fitness Day. This is a great day to remind us of how interrelated health is with workforce productivity. Numerous studies have documented the savings associated with a healthy workforce both in terms of direct … Continue reading

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The State of Idaho Learns about The Prevention Plan

Recently Chris Fey our Chairman and CEO, Dr. Ron Loeppke our Vice Chairman and I had the privilege of meeting with Idaho’s health oriented Governor C. L. “Butch” Otter to discuss wellness, prevention and The Prevention Plan. Governor Otter is … Continue reading

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National Melanoma/Skin Cancer Detection and Prevention Month

May is National Melanoma/Skin Cancer Detection & Prevention Month. This month is dedicated to increasing public awareness of the importance of skin cancer prevention, early detection, & treatment, including basal cell, squamous cell, & melanoma. There are more than 1 … Continue reading

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Chris Fey on The Manny Alvarez Health Show on FoxNews.com

Recently Christopher Fey the founder and chairman of U.S. Preventive Medicine was featured on Dr. Manny Alvarez’s show on FoxNews.com.  It was a fascinating discussion, particularly the keen interest Dr. Manny, as he’s called, expressed in Prevention and The Prevention … Continue reading

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