Tag Archives: Health

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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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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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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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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Hiking – a Great Way to Get in a Walk

This past weekend I had the opportunity to again get outdoors and hike.  It was the annual IDIDAHIKE which is a fundraiser for the North Florida Trailblazers who maintain sections of the Florida Trail. This year the hike was along … Continue reading

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Year 3 on The Prevention Plan – an Update

So I’ve now entered year three of The Prevention Plan. As with all of us at U.S. Preventive Medicine, I have until January 31 to complete the registration, Health Risk Appraisal (HRA) and lab and biometric screening. Last week I … Continue reading

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My New XBox Kinect – another fitness option

With all of the talk of the growing obesity rates and poor physical fitness here in the United States, many of us are looking for ways that we and our children can fit some exercise into our busy schedules. As … Continue reading

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The Prevention Plan for You, Your Family and Your Business – Now Available at Sam’s Club

  If Prevention is such a good idea, and really when you look at the data, a comprehensive prevention program that includes primary, secondary and tertiary prevention (as previously discussed here) is necessary for all Americans and all people around … Continue reading

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