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Jul 22, 2014

Eating probiotics regularly may improve your blood pressure. spr.ly/6018lsSo #highBP


Jul 22, 2014

Depression affects about 33 percent of folks who have had a heart attack sumo.ly/PQb via @bhminfo


Jul 22, 2014

R U OK? Texting to treat #depression blackhealthmatters.com/news/2014/jul/…


Jul 22, 2014

Did you know that depression affects about 33 percent of folks who have had a heart attack? The American Heart Association recommends that all heart patients be screened for depression by their primary care physician and get treated as necessary.


Jul 22, 2014

Study: Americans equate pricey healthcare with quality care. Oops. bit.ly/WxrH62 pic.twitter.com/NICauxPiuE


Jul 22, 2014

Finding Quality Doctors: How Americans Evaluate Provider Quality in the US bit.ly/Uq1EMk Interesting data pic.twitter.com/74KtiSHzXi


Jul 22, 2014

15 minutes and we’re LIVE for today’s #GreatChallenges G+ hangout: bit.ly/1qXeSuZ pic.twitter.com/JjYoJTYsdH


Jul 18, 2014

Watch all the ways that smoking has affected Roosevelt's life. Do your heart a favor and quit today!


Jul 18, 2014

What are you waiting for? #youcanquit #betobaccofree #quitsmoking pic.twitter.com/TgUa54E12r


Jul 18, 2014

Can @myopennotes work for everyone? This doc gives lots of good examples of how it can. bit.ly/1kCQVFv #healthcare


Jul 17, 2014

Great video from the Center for Advancing Health about the importance of being a prepared patient:


Jul 17, 2014

New Challenge for #Obamacare: Enrollees Who Don’t Understand Their Insurance Plans via @washingtonpost ow.ly/zgJjg


Jul 17, 2014

honoring @jessiegruman and her work: WATCH - Working with Your Doctor's Office | Be a Prepared Patient: bit.ly/UdW67P


Jul 17, 2014

The family of @jessiegruman has asked that memorial contributions be made to one of these organizations: bit.ly/1nD7oOE


Jul 17, 2014

YAY 4 patients! Center for #Healthcare #Transparency to Make It Easier to Compare Docs & Hospitals bit.ly/1nOJiQV @RegHealthImp


Jul 16, 2014

Read our latest blog "Partnering With Your Doctor to MakeTheRightCall" by Dr. Barb Tobias of the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine to see how she worked with a diabetic patient to learn where and when to go during a health emergency.


Jul 16, 2014

Blog: Partnering With Your Doctor to MakeTheRightCall by Dr. Barb Tobias @UCHealthNews bit.ly/1mi2mly pic.twitter.com/86jNSikjAk


Jul 15, 2014

If you haven't already see this, it might just make your day: #exercises #health #workparty wapo.st/1l0O49d


Jul 15, 2014

Check out the most awkward dance/exercise moves to perform at work! The Washington Post's infographics department tested 12 exercises for a week to see which ones we could easily incorporate into a workday. You'll not only find some great ideas for exercises, but you'll probably get a good laugh in as well!


Jul 14, 2014

Patient-Centered Doctors Have Lower Diagnostic Testing Costs: ow.ly/yxEWZ Maybe its the #patientengagement!


Jul 14, 2014

#Infographic which applies to #patientengagement as much as it applies to employees:Mazlow’s Hierarchy of Needs ow.ly/i/6dNiJ


Jul 14, 2014

Watch 5 ways you can help prevent the spread of #infection during your hospital stay: bit.ly/1rbK653 @PatientPOV #patientsafety


Jul 11, 2014

CastlightVoice: The 10 Most Expensive Cities In America For Healthcare onforb.es/1xS1gFr via @Forbes


Jul 11, 2014

Free #AAFP webinar on tools, strategies to improve care delivery for your patients bit.ly/1mnOECi #PCMH pic.twitter.com/MVfu7qij8D


Jul 11, 2014

A great quote to close the week on! #patientengagement pic.twitter.com/bbYBaUHg3W


Jul 11, 2014

Do you know a colonoscopy can save your life? Check out this video from St. Elizabeth Healthcare explaining why this screening is so important. And when you're done, visit YourHealthMatters.org to find a local practice who has high rating for getting their patients screened for colon cancer.


Jul 10, 2014

Why do I need a primary care physician? How do I find one? What things should I consider when looking for one? Lots of questions . . . that we have the answers to! Check out our guide to become more informed and learn what questions to ask and where to go for help: http://bit.ly/1rXP2KS


Jul 09, 2014

People with diabetes can develop many different foot problems. Even ordinary problems can get worse and lead to serious complications. Check out these 8 great tips for how to take better care of your feet when living with Diabetes:


Jul 08, 2014

Great tips for patients on how to manage health costs!


Jul 07, 2014

Is your health stressing YOU out?


Jul 07, 2014

Check out this article that outlines 6 key factors to a successful doctor-patient relationship:


Jul 02, 2014

MYTH #1: "Most women in America die from cancer." TRUTH: Heart disease is the leading cause of death of women in the U.S. Almost every minute, a woman in the U.S. dies from heart disease. Nearly five times as many women (200,000) will die from heart attacks alone this year than will die from breast cancer. Check out this list of other Myths/Truths about Women and Heart Disease from the WomenHeart The National Coalition for Women with Heart Disease:


Jul 01, 2014

High blood pressure is more common than you think and is a major risk factor for heart attack, stroke, kidney disease and complications with Diabetes. But, did you know that high blood pressure affects nearly 20% of young adults ages 24-32? Check out more facts about High Blood pressure that you probably didn't know from Measure Up/Pressure Down:


Jun 30, 2014

Great efforts are being made in Cincinnati to help reduce ethnic and racial disparities in care within our health systems. Check out how the The Health Collaborative has worked with Crossroad Health Center to reach spanish-speaking patients for better diabetes control.