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7 Roles of a Clinic-Based Health Coach

To succeed in a value-driven system, healthcare organizations need to shift primary responsibility for health management to the individuals it serves. Clinic-based health coaches can help implement this by providing patients with the necessary tools, skills and resources to help … finish reading 7 Roles of a Clinic-Based Health Coach

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Study: Companies Pay Almost $6,000 Extra Annually for Employees That Smoke

U.S. businesses pay almost $6,000 per year extra for each employee who smokes compared to the costs for employing workers who never smoked, according to a new study from Ohio State University published in the journal Tobacco Control. Researchers based … finish reading Study: Companies Pay Almost $6,000 Extra Annually for Employees That Smoke

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California’s Tobacco Control Program Generates Significant Healthcare Savings

California spent $2.4 billion on tobacco control programs since 1998 and reduced healthcare costs by $134 billion, according to a study by UC San Francisco (UCSF). Additionally, the program reduced the sales of cigarette packs by 6.8 billion, amounting to … finish reading California’s Tobacco Control Program Generates Significant Healthcare Savings

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U.S. Physicians Healthier Than Nurses and Employed Adults: Poll

Doctors do practice what they preach, and are setting good examples for their patients, according to a series of Gallup polls. U.S. physicians appear to be in better health and have better health habits than nurses and other members of … finish reading U.S. Physicians Healthier Than Nurses and Employed Adults: Poll

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