Tag Archives: Chronic disease

The QualcommLife 2net Platform and Macaw – How the Platform Helps Patients

U.S Preventive Medicine has been working closely with QualcommLife in the development of our mobile app, Macaw™.  As QualcommLife has continued to develop their 2net™ platform and Macaw™ has continued to develop along with it, it has become more exciting to … Continue reading

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HIV/AIDS and Access to Treatment

HIV/AIDS is a devastating illness that in the United States and much of the developed world has become more like a chronic disease though the effective use of various medications. While we must do all we can to prevent the … Continue reading

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Dealing with the Rising Costs of State and City Retiree Health Benefits

A February 13th article in the NY Times entitled States Aim Ax at Health Cost of Retirement by Steven Greenhouse discusses the “the soaring expense of health benefits for millions of retired state and local workers.” This issue as explained in … Continue reading

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Selecting a Company for your Prevention Program – Zero Trends: Health as a Serious Economic Strategy (Column 4)

This series has been discussing what a company should look for when selecting a program to improve the health and productivity of their employees. We have explored wellness, preventive medicine, and the accreditation.  This column will briefly discuss some of … Continue reading

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The Importance of a Care Coordinator/Health Advocate

Understanding whether you should see a physician and which one you should see based upon your condition and health insurance plan, while having a limited knowledge of health care and the system is a complicated task.  Health care has become … Continue reading

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