Category: Wellness & Preventive Reminders


Category: Wellness & Preventive Reminders

West Corporation

Posted on June 16, 2014 by West Corporation 


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Childhood Obesity in the West

NOTE: The following is an excerpt from TeleVox’s Healthy World report, “The Childhood Obesity Epidemic: Poor Health Habits Threaten the Future of America’s Youth”, which exposes the need for more interaction between doctors and parents to combat childhood obesity. Download it HERE!

Healthy, and non-healthy, food choices have consequences. When Americans eat healthy, our body runs like a well-oiled machine.…

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West Corporation

Posted on June 13, 2014 by West Corporation 


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Hot Links! – Resources and Recommendations for a Healthy Summer

Though summer doesn’t officially start for more than a week, in my neck of the woods it feels like it’s already here! Whether your area is already experiencing the summer heat or it’s just now warming up, there’s no better time to make sure patients have the information they need for a safe and healthy summer.…

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West Corporation

Posted on June 9, 2014 by West Corporation 


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Childhood Obesity in the Northeast

NOTE: The following is an excerpt from TeleVox’s Healthy World report, “The Childhood Obesity Epidemic: Poor Health Habits Threaten the Future of America’s Youth”, which exposes the need for more interaction between doctors and parents to combat childhood obesity. Download it HERE!

The Northeast region is known for its climate: varying between beautiful summers and frigid winters.…

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West Corporation

Posted on June 6, 2014 by West Corporation 


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Childhood Obesity in the South

NOTE: The following is an excerpt from TeleVox’s Healthy World report, “The Childhood Obesity Epidemic: Poor Health Habits Threaten the Future of America’s Youth”, which exposes the need for more interaction between doctors and parents to combat childhood obesity. Download it HERE!

According to ABC News, Southeastern youngsters are the most likely out of any region to be overweight or obese.…

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West Corporation

Posted on June 2, 2014 by West Corporation 


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June is Men’s Health Month [INFOGRAPHIC]

June is Men’s Health Month – an opportunity to “heighten the awareness of preventable health problems and encourage early detection and treatment of disease among men and boys”.

Learn more about this health education observance by visiting the official site at www.menshealthmonth.org!

Below is a new infographic shared by Visual.ly contributor Trevor Hudson that shows many of the greatest challenges to men’s health, including lack of doctor visits and the threat of cancer and heart disease.…

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West Corporation

Posted on May 19, 2014 by West Corporation 


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Childhood Obesity in the Midwest

NOTE: The following is an excerpt from TeleVox’s Healthy World report, “The Childhood Obesity Epidemic: Poor Health Habits Threaten the Future of America’s Youth”, which exposes the need for more interaction between doctors and parents to combat childhood obesity. Download it HERE!

There was a time when obesity in children was rare.…

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West Corporation

Posted on May 16, 2014 by West Corporation 


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Five Ways to Generate Patient Compliance and Satisfaction

Healthcare is changing, and providers must focus their patient relationships on trust and understanding. In order to encourage patients to take a more active role in their own care, the provider must sell the idea of intervention and compel every patient to take control and implement changes. This must all be done while maintaining a relationship between provider and patient.…

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West Corporation

Posted on May 14, 2014 by West Corporation 


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Ochsner Increases Screenings with TeleVox Messages

Automated messaging continues to prove its value in provider-patient engagement strategies.

Ochsner Health System recently teamed with TeleVox to connect with 3,137 male patients aged 50-75 who were past due for a colonoscopy or upper endoscopy. The messages delivered to these patients included the option to transfer and speak with an Ochsner representative to schedule their appointment.…

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West Corporation

Posted on May 12, 2014 by West Corporation 


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Mothers and Fathers Have Different Roles in the Obesity Battle

NOTE: The following is an excerpt from TeleVox’s Healthy World report, “The Childhood Obesity Epidemic: Poor Health Habits Threaten the Future of America’s Youth”, which exposes the need for more interaction between doctors and parents to combat childhood obesity. Download it HERE!

One of the greatest gifts in life is becoming a parent.…

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West Corporation

Posted on May 9, 2014 by West Corporation 


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Our Eyes Are Important [INFOGRAPHIC]

Did you know that 60% of Americans have never had their eyes examined simply because they don’t think there’s a problem?

May is Healthy Vision Month, and it’s a great time to communicate with patients about the importance of screenings and other preventive actions related to our eyes. The National Eye Institute offers a helpful list of steps patients can take to protect their eyes, including getting a dilated eye exam, living a healthy lifestyle, knowing family history, using protective eyewear and wearing sunglasses.…

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