Tag Archives: health

The Elite Eight

Blog post by Bernadette Keefe MD Introduction In U.S. collegiate sports “The Elite Eight“, are the final eight teams in the national tournament; two from each region. The outcome of those four games becomes, “The Final Four”. In this summer time edition of The Elite Eight, we’re talking about the revered “eight glasses of plain water […]

The Power and The Glory of Walking

Blog post by Bernadette Keefe MD Introduction WALKING Definition:To move at a regular and fairly slow pace by lifting and setting down each foot in turn, never having both feet off the ground at once. Synonyms: stroll, saunter, amble, trudge, plod, dawdle, hike, tramp, tromp, slog, stomp, trek, march, stride, sashay, glide, troop, patrol, wander, ramble, […]

Our (Cultural) Sugar High

Blog post by Bernadette Keefe MD We need to start talking about how our food supply is making many of us sick. “Sugar high” is the term used to describe the cascade of responses after eating high sugar foods. High sugar loads, especially of pure sugar, trigger a rapid release of insulin to counteract the […]

Population Health – That Means Us

Blog post by Bernadette Keefe MD Population Health: ACA and ACOs Population health has become the lynchpin of healthcare delivery in the United States, especially since the passage of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) in March 2010. (This law was passed due to the unsustainable costs of US health care coupled with less than stellar […]

Psychologists, Behavioral Health and Primary Care – Oh My!

Blog post by Colin Hung One of the best things about social media is meeting people with different perspectives. I am constantly amazed at all the points of view that people “see” problems. Each of us has a unique lens through which we see the world – a lens shaped by training and experience. A […]

Privacy vs Health. Would you make the trade? – Feb 11th Chat

Blog post by Colin Hung A colleague of mine recently got a new FitBit Force™ the latest activity and fitness tracker. I was amazed at both the style and function of the product. It’s simply incredible what it monitors – sleep, steps, calories burned and even eating habits. The most fascinating feature was how you […]

#HCLDR Chat – April 9 2013 – Medicine and Music – Take 2

Our Health Care Leader Tweet Chat Medicine and Music was an amazing collection of powerful tweets that came into view with lightening speed. The response regarding Music and Medicine has been powerful.  So many folks have generously shared their unique contributions regarding Music and Medicine. These contributions are so valuable and unique we hope you […]