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Improving my Health and Prevention Score by Playing Soccer

This week, after about a 20 year hiatus, I joined an organized soccer league and played my first game.   Soccer became a serious sport for me in the 10th grade when I had the opportunity to live in the … Continue reading

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The Prevention Plan Sold Through Sam’s Club – Correcting Some Misconceptions

With the announcement this past week of the sale of The Prevention Plan through Sam’s Club and the significant interest this created on national television (see USPM in the News on the right to view some of the coverage), print … Continue reading

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Small Business and Prevention/Wellness Programs

With all of the interest in prevention and companies around the United States and even the world looking to prevention or wellness (I use the term wellness here, although as explained in an earlier column it is problematic, but that … Continue reading

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Selecting a Company for Your Prevention Program – Be Careful when Looking at Data (Column 7)

While I’ve been focusing on outcomes from prevention/wellness programs. I took an opportunity to search the web and get a feel for some of the data being posted. As discussed in column 5, one should be careful when looking at … Continue reading

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Selecting a Company for Your Wellness Program – Has the Nomenclature Led us Astray? (Column 1)

Introduction Wellness has become one of the hottest health care topics for employers. Companies are looking to what appears to be a logical solution–keeping employees healthy–as a way to reduce the unsustainable cost increases related to health care benefits. So … Continue reading

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New Webinars in November and December

U.S. Preventive Medicine has two new webinars being offered throughout November and December. One entitled “The Prevention Plan” will take an in-depth look at The Prevention Plan, the first comprehensive, fully-integrated health management program that is based on the clinical … Continue reading

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Welcome to My Blog

This blog will focus on a number of areas in healthcare. Whether its preventive medicine, health and wellness, obesity, health care reform, insurance issues, you name it. These areas and many more interest me as they should you.  Health care is … Continue reading

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