Tag Archives: Right

Solving the social determinants requires the right tech and a better payment model

Tom Sequist of Partners HealthCare, Dr. Eric Fleegler of Veta Health and an ER physician at Boston Children’s Hospital, Somava Stout, of the Connected Health Institute for Healthcare Improvement and Josh Lemieux of the nonprofit OCHIN, address the social determinants at the Connected Health Conference in Boston. Physicians have long struggled to get patients and… Read More »

Katie Byrne: Sober October has the right idea but the wrong message

Dry January – that month-long festival of guilt, shame and repentance – is still the biggest abstinence initiative in this neck of the woods, but other months are beginning to gain  ground. No Alcohol November is becoming more popular, especially with those who want to launch a pre-emptive strike before the mindless abandon of the… Read More »

Why Science Can’t Seem to Tell Us How to Eat Right

USDA Choose My Plate: “Dietary Guidelines for America.” News release, Harvard School of Public Health. The New York Times: “Are Eggs Bad for Your Heart Health? Maybe.” National Center for Health Statistics: NHANES history: “About the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey.” National Cancer Institute: “NHANES Food Questionnaire.” National Cancer Institute: “Usual Dietary Intakes: NHANES… Read More »