Posts Tagged ‘preventive healthcare’

Infographic: Proven Preventative Healthcare Practices

July 1st, 2016 by Melanie Matthews

Adopting simple, proven preventative practices could save Americans billions in healthcare costs per year and allow most to live longer lives. Nurses trained in basic screenings and counseling can have profound impacts, according to a new infographic by the University of San Francisco’s Online Master of Science in Nursing program.

The infographic highlights 20 proven preventative services and the impact on the number of lives saved and healthcare costs if more people had access to these services.

Increasing demand for quality-based, pay-for-value healthcare has elevated the health coach’s contribution to chronic care management and population health. From supporting ‘rising risk’ populations telephonically to conducting home visits for recently discharged high-risk, high-cost individuals, health coaching offers an essential care management touch point.

2016 Healthcare Benchmarks: Health Coaching is the fifth comprehensive analysis of the health coaching arena by the Healthcare Intelligence Network, capturing key metrics such as populations, health conditions and health risk levels targeted by health coaching programs; risk stratification criteria; prevalence of embedded coaching within care sites; coaching tools and incentives as well as program outcomes and ROI from more than 100 healthcare organizations.

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Infographic: Understanding Prostate Cancer

December 3rd, 2013 by Jackie Lyons

Prostate cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death among American men, according to a new infographic from Myriad.

Each year, 240,000 men are diagnosed with prostate cancer and 30,000 die from the disease, according to the infographic. This infographic also provides information about treatment options, risk assessment tools and preventive tests.

Understanding Prostate Cancer

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