Connections

Connecting Resources to Optimize Our Health

  • Precision Medicine: Really Important Stuff

    I’m really excited about precision medicine which means utilizing the advancement in Genetics to provide people with personally appropriate health care interventions.  The UC of San Francisco recently brought together some of the most interesting thinkers in this field.  And I had the pleasure of participating. Learn more about MeForYou, visit meforyou.org

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  • Health Literacy: A 21st Century Asset

    With a fast changing health care system, students need knowledge and skills to allow them to move successfully into adulthood. By building their heal literacy, educators can help to ensure that they have both. Health literacy is the capacity to obtain, interpret, and understand basic health information and services and the competence to use such information and services in...

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  • A Role for Payers Remarks on the Use of Data and Analytics in Support of Preventive Care

    Key to progress in reducing the cost of health care through preventive medicine will be innovation in the increasingly vast array of health and medical data. Additionally, the capacity to use this information to provide support in all the arenas involved in health care will also be critical. These data have the potential to be translated into actionable knowledge...

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  • Transform 2012

    Reed Tuckson, M.D., executive vice president and chief of medical affairs, UnitedHealth Group, works with the company’s diverse business units to improve the quality and efficiency of heath services provided to the 75 million members served by UnitedHealth worldwide. Dr. Tuckson discusses improving health care in the era of “big data.” The data and analytics available today, Dr. Tuckson...

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  • Implementing Genomic Medicine Programs

    The financial impact of implementing Genomic Medicine Programs

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