Month: June 2015

improving patient experience

Improving Patient Experience: Can We Learn from Disney?

Disney World, despite being an enormous facility that receives vast numbers of visitors every hour of the day, somehow manages to earn praise for superior customer service. About 70% of Disney customers are so pleased, in fact, that they return to the theme park for future vacations. When thinking about improving patient experience, providers can …

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healthier gut microbiome

Healthy Diet Can Create A Healthier Gut Microbiome

There are colonies of bacteria or microbiome inside our digestive tract that can aid in good digestion and better overall health. In fact, there are more bacteria living in our intestines that our own human cells! The so-called “good bacteria” can also be cultivated by making better dietary choices and create a healthier gut microbiome. …

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educate patients about diabetes

How to Better Educate Patients About Diabetes

A recent study found that half of all Americans are pre-diabetic or already have full-blown diabetes. Diabetes is reaching epidemic proportions in the United States, thanks to increases in the number of people who are overweight or obese and the ongoing decline in healthy, nutritious diets. Fortunately, diabetes can be prevented through lifestyle. To educate …

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Insulin resistance

Reverse Obesity in 5 Simple Steps

Obesity is a serious problem and a primary contributor to risk of heart disease, stroke, type 2 diabetes and certain types of cancer. Because so many young people are too obese to join the military, top-ranked generals at the Pentagon even consider the obesity epidemic a threat to America’s national security. The CDC also reports …

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