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Welcome to the Dedication Health wellness blog. Here you will find tips for diet, exercise, or stress relief as well as current trends in the healthcare industry and technology.

The Average Doctor Appointment Is Far Too Short

Doctors become doctors to care for people, to listen to them, guide them toward wellness, diagnose and treat them when they are ill, and generally to be healers rooted within a community. These themes are so foundational that the hypocritic oath specifically calls out the importance of mentorship between physicians, the need to remember the

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Benefits of Electronic Health Records (EHR)

In a world that revolves around digital information, doctors and other medical practitioners have begun to heavily rely on electronic health records. EHR or electronic health records are digital records of health information. They contain all the information you’d find in a paper chart — and a lot more. There are many benefits to using

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How to Be Active at Any Age

How to Be Active at Any Age: Move More, Sit Less Americans should sit less and move more, even if that activity comes in tiny chunks, according to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ new physical activity guidelines.  The guidelines urge Americans to get at least 75 minutes of vigorous aerobic exercise (such as

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Membership Medicine is the Future

The desire for personalized and on-demand products and services has changed nearly every industry in recent years. It’s no surprise that healthcare has undergone these changes as well. Patients are unsatisfied with traditional medical practices that operate more like an assembly line than a healthcare provider. Primary care doctors generally focus on seeing as many

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3 Reasons Primary Care Physicians Switch to Concierge Medicine

Concierge healthcare is continuing to grow in popularity all across the country. Concierge medicine, often referred to as retainer medicine, is considered to be much more rewarding for both physicians and their patients. Rather than the traditional model of care, concierge primary care physicians cater to their patients rather than insurance companies. This is not

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Coronavirus Update: Everything We Know So Far

Coronavirus Update The latest coronavirus update including current status and prevention measures from the CDC, WHO, and top physicians and experts. This was last updated on May 9, 2020. We strive to include the most up-to-date and credible information. Because there are still some things we do not know about COVID-19, we will continue to

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Social Distancing and How to Stay Connected

Research suggests that the rapid spread of COVID-19 is largely due to the movements of people who do not know they have contracted the virus. Either because they had mild symptoms or because they had no symptoms at all. Limiting face-to-face contact with others is the best way to reduce the spread of coronavirus disease

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