Posts Tagged ‘healthcare’

Fitness on the Way to Becoming a Vital Sign

December 2, 2016 — It’s about time. A new scientific statement from the American Heart Association recommends that “at a minimum, all adults should have CRF (cardiorespiratory fitness) estimated each year” during health exams. The rationale is pretty compelling: A growing body of epidemiological and clinical evidence demonstrates not only that CRF is a potentially stronger predictor of mortality than established […]

Second Class Care for “Those Obese People”

July 19, 2016 — There’s nothing subtle about it. When people with obesity seek healthcare, what they receive is second class care – at best. Writing in Vox, physician Farah Naz Khan succinctly describes the situation that people with obesity face: Obese patients often can’t even get standard medical procedures. Health care providers are generally ill-equipped to deal with […]

Healthcare Changes Since Mad Men in One Chart

April 14, 2014 — Here in one big chart is a snapshot of the many healthcare changes since the era of Mad Men. Click on the chart to open in a separate window and enjoy! Click here to read more from the Advisory Board Company. Subscribe by email to follow the accumulating evidence and observations that shape our view […]