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Bringing Healthcare to Work

The working world is collectively back to business for 2017. While you’re shaking off those holiday cobwebs, it might also be time to shake up your corporate wellness and employee health. I was inspired lately by stories of how an onsite clinic is making a difference at welding manufacturer Miller Electric. Read more

Getting A Healthy Start on the School Year

Don’t tell the kids, but a new school year is right around the corner. Besides buying the pencils, markers, glue sticks and other supplies, you also need to make sure they are ready health-wise for school. I know changing sleeping patterns or making sure vaccinations are up-to-date are not as fun as buying school supplies, but they are still necessary to help your children get ready for the upcoming school year. Read more

Making Healthcare Decisions, Risks Versus Benefits

Healthcare decisions can be difficult. Three major factors determine how healthcare decisions are made. When considering a treatment or a procedure the factors that need to be considered are the risks, the benefits and the cost. The main challenge is to be able to predict the potential benefit of a treatment or a procedure compared to the risk of the treatment or procedure. The other challenge is to know if the cost is justified by the potential benefit gained. Read more

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