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The Importance of Blood and Tissue Donation

‘Real heroes don’t wear capes’, is a phrase that gets thrown about very often these days. Now, what is wonderful about the statement is that it is true. Every day we encounter real heroes, people who have saved lives or have made a commitment to save lives. These heroes are blood and organ donors. How [...]

By | April 6th, 2018|News|Comments Off on The Importance of Blood and Tissue Donation

The Importance of Changing Health Behaviors

For over the past 40 years, healthcare providers have bared witness to a steady rise in overweight or obese patients. For many of these patients, their health is often compromised by chronic conditions that are associated with obesity. These conditions are often referred to by experts as lifestyle diseases. What is a lifestyle disease?  A [...]

By | March 14th, 2018|News|Comments Off on The Importance of Changing Health Behaviors

A New Degree of Heart Awareness for Your Patients

February brings us Valentine's Day, the holiday for focusing on affairs of the heart, but it also rings in an entire month of heart health awareness. Whether it's called American Heart Month, Heart Health Month, or National Heart Awareness Month, this is the month in which health providers across the country traditionally launch extra initiatives [...]

By | January 22nd, 2018|News|Comments Off on A New Degree of Heart Awareness for Your Patients

The Importance of Blood Donation

Blood is the life force flowing through the veins of every living being on the planet. So vital is this substance, hospitals and blood banks can never have too much on hand. According to the World Health Association (WHO), over 10 million Americans donate their blood and plasma to blood banks every year. As awareness [...]

By | December 14th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on The Importance of Blood Donation

Improving Prostate Cancer Outcomes With ProstateAware

November is Prostate Cancer Awareness month. According to research completed by the Movember Foundation, prostate cancer is the second most common cancer in American men, killing 45 men every hour. But there is good news, 98% of prostate cancer patients survive if caught early. But this number dwindles to just 26% if caught in the [...]

By | November 3rd, 2017|News|Comments Off on Improving Prostate Cancer Outcomes With ProstateAware

Utilizing HealthAware to Manage Patients’ Low Back Pain Issues

Almost everyone experiences back pain at least once in their lives and seek the advice of their physician on how to overcome the symptoms. How healthcare providers respond to and identify the patient's problem has a great influence on how rapidly the problem resolves itself. For the most part, you can determine your patient's common [...]

By | October 12th, 2017|News|Comments Off on Utilizing HealthAware to Manage Patients’ Low Back Pain Issues

Lose Unwanted Weight: How HealthAware can encourage behavior change for healthier living

Did you know that more than two out of three Americans are overweight or are considered obese? Obesity can lead to many health problems for both young and old people, including cardiovascular disease, type 2 diabetes, heart attack and even a stroke. Carrying too much weight puts a lot of strain on your joints, which [...]

By | August 31st, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Lose Unwanted Weight: How HealthAware can encourage behavior change for healthier living

The Value of Oncology Risk Assessments to Patients and Practices

Many healthcare providers gain a better understanding of the health of their community members' through the provision of online risk assessments. However, simply assessing risk is not enough to improve health, and health improvement requires changing behavior through education, motivation, and delivering appropriate, timely clinical care. Engaging Patients with Risk Assessments It is the responsibility [...]

By | July 28th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on The Value of Oncology Risk Assessments to Patients and Practices