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Former Lawmakers Form Alliance To Advance Telehealth

On Wednesday, a trio of former lawmakers announced a new lobbying group that aims to advance telehealth by eliminating legal and regulatory barriers to technology-based approaches to medical care delivery, Modern Healthcare reports (Demko, Modern Healthcare, 2/12). About the Group The Alliance for Connected Care is being led by former Sens. Tom Daschle (D-S.D.), Trent Lott (R-Miss.) and John Breaux […]

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Turning that Sickness Into Healing

Sickness vs Wellness Medicine Part 4 of 4 In this final chapter of my blog, I have to take my hat off to you for being open to change. Most people find it easier to stay the same. Staying the same always ends up with things as status quo or more often worst than prior. As we […]

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Fighting Stress With A Wellness Approach

Sickness vs Wellness Medicine Part 3 of 4 The Stress Factor In Our Health Stress is a major cause of so many illnesses, that it is actually mind boggling. Many people deny that they are under stress. The perception is that stress is a big energy that overtakes us. We believe that we can handle […]

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The Wellness vs Sickness Approach To Your Health and Longevity

Sickness vs Wellness Medicine Part 2 of 4 Using The Wellness vs Sickness Approach with Common Illness Last week, we talked about the sickness vs wellness medicine. How does it apply to our daily illness and disease? Much about wellness medicine is about self care even when you feel fine. It is when we are […]

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Sickness vs Wellness- The New Approach to Primary Care

Sickness vs Wellness Medicine Part 1 of 4 By Dr. Divi Chandna, July 2013 The Culture of Sickness In North America, we are blessed to have access to the evolved health care technology that we do. In certain parts of Canada and the United States, the access to these services can vary. In Canada, we […]

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Doctors Transform How They Practice Medicine With Concierge Care

By Ankita Rao published on KHN, Kaiser Health News, May 15th 2013 Dr. Thomas Bellavia transformed his traditional medical practice in Hasbrouck Heights, N.J., into a so-called medical home where patients are seen by teams of doctors and nurses.  He says it has paid off in better, more coordinated care for his patients and healthier […]

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