Category Archives: Wellness

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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mHealth – Paul Jacobs CEO of Qualcomm… A slight diversion in the Series

In rather fortuitous timing as I have been working on this series on mHealth, Paul Jacobs,the CEO of Qualcomm discussed the future of digital health with CNBC.  You can read the full interview here.  Qualcomm the world leader in next … Continue reading

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The Fall Season, The Great Outdoors and Some Volunteer Fun

Well its that time of year again and if you have read some of my older blogs, you know I like to get outdoors and camp, hike, backpack etc.  The days are getting shorter and more importantly here in Florida … Continue reading

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The Forum 12 – Hope to see you there October 18 & 19

Are you involved in wellness or disease management or maybe your organization is working on setting up an accountable care organization or a patient centered medical home model? It might be that you work for a health plan or an … Continue reading

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mHealth – The Naysayers. The Second in a Series.

“There is no reason for any individual to have a computer in his home” Ken Olson, president, chairman and founder of Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC), in a talk given to a 1977 World Future Society. I know, I know an … 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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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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