Category Archives: Health

Breakthrough Strategy Creates a 20% Decrease in Distracted Driving for ROC

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Distracted driving is such a major topic these days. You hear the dangers talked about, campaigned against, ticketed for, and even brought to trial, but it wasn’t always that way. I got my driver’s license when I was 17 (2003) and already had a cell phone (Verizon LG VX8100 color flip phone, it was awesome)….

Top 10 Trends Shaping the Future of the Health Care Industry

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This industry is in the midst of sizable and impactful change. Between constant technology improvements, increasing consumer demand (with more patients than ever covered by health insurance), shifting models of care, and ongoing economic pressures, 2015 is shaping up to be a pivotal change year for health care systems and providers. We’ve pulled together a…

Organ Donation 101: A Few Stats and Facts about Organ Donation in the U.S.

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There is no lack of passion, dedication and information on organ donation available on the web. Sites like unos.org and organdonor.gov provide stats and there are regional and online-based support groups for people waiting for transplants and people who have donated. Organ donation and transplantation is an extremely precise and detailed process that takes a…

The Rochester Public Market: Local Initiatives Help Fuel Healthy Eating in Our Community

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For over 100 years, the Rochester Public Market has been providing our community with the best local produce, ethnic cuisine, cafes, breweries, florists, coffee shops, general merchandise, and more. They even host awesome events like the Food Truck Rodeo where over 30 food vendors on four wheels circle the market dishing out delicious treats to…

Play like a kid again: 3 ways to incorporate more play into your life

Geriatricise!

When was the last time you played? Monkey-bar-climbing, slide-riding, finger-painting, jump-through-the-sprinkler, running-in-circles type of play. It’s probably been awhile. Maybe even since you were a kid. I’m hoping that’s about to change for you. Why? Because play for adults is just as important as it is for kids. And in my not-so-humble opinion, I think…

Help Gram Get the Care She Needs: Crowdfunding for Seniors

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We all know crowdfunding isn’t a new concept, but it is continually changing just like any other digital resource. When hearing the term crowdfunding you might typically jump to entrepreneurs, businesses, artists, nonprofits, and start-ups encouraging specified audiences to make a donation. They’re essentially asking for help to fuel their dream project or to support…

Person-Centered Care: Changing the Way We Provide Care

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Person-centered is a philosophy of care that is transforming the way organizations care for older adults in memory care, assisted living, and long-term health care services. Person-centered care puts patients and their families at the center of all decisions. Cultural and systematic health care system changes are the driving forces behind replacing the institutional model…

Telemedicine: Connecting the Health Care Ecosystem for Health and Financial Benefits

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Telemedicine is sweeping through the health care industry, utilizing the latest technology to break down barriers between patients and caregivers. It’s a powerful trend that enables doctors to easily (and immediately) connect with people when they aren’t able to be in the same location. Devices, platforms, and tools continue to be developed to support telemedicine,…

Don’t Coast on Autopilot—Live with Intention: 4 Steps to Craft a Meaningful Life

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Have you ever been on autopilot and lost a night just staring at your iPhone? I have, and it sucks when you think about it.  Now that I’m in the shady part of my twenties I’ve started to realize just how precious time is. It’s like any tangible resource that gets used up whether we…

Health Care Marketing Redefined: A Closer Look at the Affordable Care Act

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Let me preface this blog post by saying that I am, admittedly, not a very politically opinionated person, and I don’t claim to know everything about it. My intention for this piece is not to pick sides and incite debate but rather to reflect on where the Affordable Care Act (aka Obamacare)—specifically the new  health…

Category Archives: Health

Breakthrough Strategy Creates a 20% Decrease in Distracted Driving for ROC

153889682-resized

Distracted driving is such a major topic these days. You hear the dangers talked about, campaigned against, ticketed for, and even brought to trial, but it wasn’t always that way. I got my driver’s license when I was 17 (2003) and already had a cell phone (Verizon LG VX8100 color flip phone, it was awesome)….

Top 10 Trends Shaping the Future of the Health Care Industry

461992871-resized

This industry is in the midst of sizable and impactful change. Between constant technology improvements, increasing consumer demand (with more patients than ever covered by health insurance), shifting models of care, and ongoing economic pressures, 2015 is shaping up to be a pivotal change year for health care systems and providers. We’ve pulled together a…

Organ Donation 101: A Few Stats and Facts about Organ Donation in the U.S.

87536212-resize

There is no lack of passion, dedication and information on organ donation available on the web. Sites like unos.org and organdonor.gov provide stats and there are regional and online-based support groups for people waiting for transplants and people who have donated. Organ donation and transplantation is an extremely precise and detailed process that takes a…

The Rochester Public Market: Local Initiatives Help Fuel Healthy Eating in Our Community

78818676-resize

For over 100 years, the Rochester Public Market has been providing our community with the best local produce, ethnic cuisine, cafes, breweries, florists, coffee shops, general merchandise, and more. They even host awesome events like the Food Truck Rodeo where over 30 food vendors on four wheels circle the market dishing out delicious treats to…

Play like a kid again: 3 ways to incorporate more play into your life

Geriatricise!

When was the last time you played? Monkey-bar-climbing, slide-riding, finger-painting, jump-through-the-sprinkler, running-in-circles type of play. It’s probably been awhile. Maybe even since you were a kid. I’m hoping that’s about to change for you. Why? Because play for adults is just as important as it is for kids. And in my not-so-humble opinion, I think…

Help Gram Get the Care She Needs: Crowdfunding for Seniors

451631131-resized

We all know crowdfunding isn’t a new concept, but it is continually changing just like any other digital resource. When hearing the term crowdfunding you might typically jump to entrepreneurs, businesses, artists, nonprofits, and start-ups encouraging specified audiences to make a donation. They’re essentially asking for help to fuel their dream project or to support…

Person-Centered Care: Changing the Way We Provide Care

140009937-resized

Person-centered is a philosophy of care that is transforming the way organizations care for older adults in memory care, assisted living, and long-term health care services. Person-centered care puts patients and their families at the center of all decisions. Cultural and systematic health care system changes are the driving forces behind replacing the institutional model…

Telemedicine: Connecting the Health Care Ecosystem for Health and Financial Benefits

462388591-doctor's-tablet

Telemedicine is sweeping through the health care industry, utilizing the latest technology to break down barriers between patients and caregivers. It’s a powerful trend that enables doctors to easily (and immediately) connect with people when they aren’t able to be in the same location. Devices, platforms, and tools continue to be developed to support telemedicine,…

Don’t Coast on Autopilot—Live with Intention: 4 Steps to Craft a Meaningful Life

465146315_Man-on-mountain-top

Have you ever been on autopilot and lost a night just staring at your iPhone? I have, and it sucks when you think about it.  Now that I’m in the shady part of my twenties I’ve started to realize just how precious time is. It’s like any tangible resource that gets used up whether we…

Health Care Marketing Redefined: A Closer Look at the Affordable Care Act

450746395_Healthcare-Reform_500px

Let me preface this blog post by saying that I am, admittedly, not a very politically opinionated person, and I don’t claim to know everything about it. My intention for this piece is not to pick sides and incite debate but rather to reflect on where the Affordable Care Act (aka Obamacare)—specifically the new  health…