Category: Wellness & Preventive Reminders


Category: Wellness & Preventive Reminders

West Corporation

Posted on December 18, 2014 by West Corporation 


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The Diabetes Disconnect: Calories vs. Genetics

NOTE: The following is an excerpt from TeleVox’s Healthy World report, “Discussing Diabetes: The Essential Conversation That Could Change the Health of the Nation”, which examines the idea of technology-enabled between-visit engagement to help patients with the prevention and management of diabetes. Download it HERE!

For communication to really deliver results, it helps to understand the gaps between the perceptions of doctors and patients.…

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West Corporation

Posted on December 15, 2014 by West Corporation 


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The Diabetes Disconnect: The Weight of the Nation

NOTE: The following is an excerpt from TeleVox’s Healthy World report, “Discussing Diabetes: The Essential Conversation That Could Change the Health of the Nation”, which examines the idea of technology-enabled between-visit engagement to help patients with the prevention and management of diabetes. Download it HERE!

For communication to really deliver results, it helps to understand the gaps between the perceptions of doctors and patients.…

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Posted on December 8, 2014 by West Corporation 


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The Benefits of Healthy Eating [INFOGRAPHIC]

From the bright minds at Nursing School Hub, here’s an infographic to help you communicate the importance of healthy eating to your patients.

Learn how fats, proteins and other elements of our food work together to make sure our body has everything it needs. You’ll also learn the best sources for essential nutrients and get an interesting perspective on how certain eating habits and choices can add up to a decade to your life!…

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West Corporation

Posted on December 4, 2014 by West Corporation 


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Preparing Patients for Safe Toys and Gifts Month

Every once in a while, we use the Blogto keep you aware of important health observances. December has a particularly interesting and timely observance as we move further into the holiday season – Safe Toys and Gifts Month.

Has your practice considered sharing ideas for how patients can keep their children safe during the holiday excitement?…

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West Corporation

Posted on December 1, 2014 by West Corporation 


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Soda Solutions

NOTE: The following is an excerpt from TeleVox’s Healthy World report, “Discussing Diabetes: The Essential Conversation That Could Change the Health of the Nation”, which examines the idea of technology-enabled between-visit engagement to help patients with the prevention and management of diabetes. Download it HERE!

Research has shown that consuming sugary drinks is linked to type 2 diabetes, and the American Diabetes Association recommends that people limit their intake of sugar-sweetened beverages as a preventive measure.…

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West Corporation

Posted on November 24, 2014 by West Corporation 


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Economic Impact of Obesity

Our nation’s ongoing battle with obesity was recently covered in a TeleVox Healthy World report – The Obesity Epidemic: Unhealthy Habits Result in a Growing Problem for Americans. And while this report focused on the health-related dangers of obesity, a new report from the McKinsey Global Institute shows the economic and business impact.…

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West Corporation

Posted on November 20, 2014 by West Corporation 


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Weight and Diabetes: What Doctors Know But Patients Don’t

NOTE: The following is an excerpt from TeleVox’s Healthy World report, “Discussing Diabetes: The Essential Conversation That Could Change the Health of the Nation”, which examines the idea of technology-enabled between-visit engagement to help patients with the prevention and management of diabetes. Download it HERE!

A diabetes diagnosis can occur for a number of reasons.…

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West Corporation

Posted on November 13, 2014 by West Corporation 


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Digital Health [INFOGRAPHIC]

There’s no denying the influence of technology on both healthcare providers and their patients.

Digitized health allows providers to more intelligently screen patients for conditions based on biological and physiological factors, greatly increasing early diagnoses. Technology also enables providers to more efficiently, accurately and cost-effectively care for their patients through increased communication and data improvements.…

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West Corporation

Posted on November 10, 2014 by West Corporation 


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Discussing Diabetes: Solving the Problem

NOTE: The following is an excerpt from TeleVox’s Healthy World report, “Discussing Diabetes: The Essential Conversation That Could Change the Health of the Nation”, which examines the idea of technology-enabled between-visit engagement to help patients with the prevention and management of diabetes. Download it HERE!

Above all, Discussing Diabetes illustrates the underlying problem in the American healthcare system: the lingering expectation that diabetic patients are expected to “go it alone.” Typically, patients diagnosed with diabetes will go to the doctor, who will then take a bit of time to review their current state of health and provide a brief consultation, followed by a prescription for medication and some advice about adopting a healthier lifestyle.…

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West Corporation

Posted on November 4, 2014 by West Corporation 


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Discussing Diabetes: Collaboration and Communication

NOTE: The following is an excerpt from TeleVox’s Healthy World report, “Discussing Diabetes: The Essential Conversation That Could Change the Health of the Nation”, which examines the idea of technology-enabled between-visit engagement to help patients with the prevention and management of diabetes. Download it HERE!

Discussing Diabetes shows that there is plenty of room for a conversation between patients with diabetes who are struggling to manage their weight and the medical professionals who are treating them.…

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