According to the CDC, 6 in 10 U.S. adults have a chronic condition – and almost 70 percent of those patients have more than one chronic condition. While chronic disease treatment is widely discussed in the healthcare industry, multiple condition management – and how to effectively treat multiple
Health and wellness have always been important and now take on new meaning amid COVID-19. While most of us know intuitively what health means, we may not be as familiar with the term “health coach.” Which begs the question: what exactly is a health coach?
At the start of 2020, the model for healthcare delivery looked similar to years past. Patient care took place primarily within the walls of clinics and hospitals, with telehealth services like Amwell and Teladoc available via consumer-facing apps and health plans, but not widely used. In light of
In 2019, the National Health Council issued a report stating that approximately 133 million Americans (or 40% of the population) are managing chronic disease. And in 2020, it was anticipated that this number would grow to an estimated 157 million Americans. As cases of chronic disease continue to
As we learn more about the coronavirus (COVID-19), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has worked to identify those who are at the highest risk for severe illness due to the virus. Among these at-risk populations are patients who are: Over age 65 Managing chronic conditions (such
Things are changing quickly as we learn more about the coronavirus (COVID-19), and the number of individuals affected continues to grow. While numerous businesses and schools have closed to reduce the spread of the coronavirus outbreak — what’s been referred to as “flattening the curve” — access to