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Jul 25, 2014

More than one in seven adults in Greater Cincinnati say they skip going to the doctor because the money it would cost to treat themselves or someone else in their home is needed to pay for housing, food or clothing, according to the results of a survey released earlier this week by Interact for Health.


Jul 24, 2014

Such a great program being provided by our sister organization, Greater Cincinnati Health Council!


Jul 24, 2014

Greater #Cincinnati Community Health Status Survey: Who in our area is more likely to go without healthcare? bit.ly/1nEXmh7


Jul 24, 2014

Survey: >1/7 Adults in #Cincinnati must choose between health care and food/housing/clothes bit.ly/1kefLB2 @BusinessCourier


Jul 24, 2014

"#PatientExperience is about the people behind the statistics on #hospitals spreadsheets" bit.ly/1kdUpnj @kevinmd


Jul 24, 2014

If you care for an older adult with #diabetes, NDEP’s Diabetes Resources for Older Adults webpage can help you: 1.usa.gov/1ouC3yP


Jul 24, 2014

By simply planning ahead and managing when and where this man had a routine blood draw, he was able to significantly reduce how much he paid for this service. Read the rest of his story here:


Jul 24, 2014

We love blogs from @CostsofCare! Check out the latest: "Managing My Costs of Care" bit.ly/1A5HlVm


Jul 23, 2014

RT @NPAF_tweets 41% of working Americans are paying off #medicaldebt. Infographic: visual.ly/all-about-medi…


Jul 23, 2014

More tips on how to negotiate medical bills: ow.ly/zelEA via @WFMY #medicaldebt


Jul 23, 2014

Have you heard the term "Patient Centered Medical Home", but still aren't sure what it is why you should care? Watch this video that explains what it is and how it can be benefit to you and your family: http://www.emmisolutions.com/medicalhome/transformed/english.html


Jul 23, 2014

Loving this OneStopShop of info: Brief Consumer Guide To Health Law Court Decisions bit.ly/1lweXlA via @KHNews


Jul 23, 2014

Nice work! @CinciMDjobs: The last 6 weeks, we've been pretty busy! pic.twitter.com/F0CDeiyL5F


Jul 23, 2014

This is what an #HIE actually looks like. Beautiful new @HealthBridgeHIO data center pic.twitter.com/X1uehGNDO5


Jul 23, 2014

The amazingly talented @HealthBridgeHIO team worked in shifts for a solid 50 hrs on this wknds data center move #HIE pic.twitter.com/EvJGY62JVo


Jul 23, 2014

HealthBridge IS a (private) cloud @Farzad_MD: @CraigABrammer @drttsang "@HealthBridgeHIO to the cloud?” Does that make me a weather man?


Jul 23, 2014

How a team of doctors at one hospital boosted hand washing, cut infections and created a culture ... news.yahoo.com/clean-hands--v… via @YahooNews


Jul 23, 2014

Expensive #healthcare does not mean better healthcare. Yet new AP poll reveals half of Americans think otherwise: vox.com/2014/7/21/5922…


Jul 23, 2014

More Than 1,000 Preventable Deaths a Day is Too Many: The Need to Improve Patient Safety martineehrenclou.com/2014/07/more-t…


Jul 23, 2014

Nancy Brown (@NancyatHeart) #GreatChallenges hangout on childhood obesity. Catch the recast: bit.ly/1maXluW pic.twitter.com/S5iq9Sg3FD


Jul 23, 2014

RT @MayoClinic -Do you know what's a medical emergency when it comes to #HeartAttack symptoms? mayocl.in/1p7Rawg pic.twitter.com/w63j4GxqFs


Jul 22, 2014

Eating probiotics regularly may improve your blood pressure. spr.ly/6018lsSo #highBP


Jul 22, 2014

Depression affects about 33 percent of folks who have had a heart attack sumo.ly/PQb via @bhminfo


Jul 22, 2014

R U OK? Texting to treat #depression blackhealthmatters.com/news/2014/jul/…


Jul 22, 2014

Did you know that depression affects about 33 percent of folks who have had a heart attack? The American Heart Association recommends that all heart patients be screened for depression by their primary care physician and get treated as necessary.


Jul 18, 2014

Watch all the ways that smoking has affected Roosevelt's life. Do your heart a favor and quit today!


Jul 17, 2014

Great video from the Center for Advancing Health about the importance of being a prepared patient:


Jul 16, 2014

Read our latest blog "Partnering With Your Doctor to MakeTheRightCall" by Dr. Barb Tobias of the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine to see how she worked with a diabetic patient to learn where and when to go during a health emergency.


Jul 15, 2014

Check out the most awkward dance/exercise moves to perform at work! The Washington Post's infographics department tested 12 exercises for a week to see which ones we could easily incorporate into a workday. You'll not only find some great ideas for exercises, but you'll probably get a good laugh in as well!


Jul 11, 2014

Do you know a colonoscopy can save your life? Check out this video from St. Elizabeth Healthcare explaining why this screening is so important. And when you're done, visit YourHealthMatters.org to find a local practice who has high rating for getting their patients screened for colon cancer.


Jul 10, 2014

Why do I need a primary care physician? How do I find one? What things should I consider when looking for one? Lots of questions . . . that we have the answers to! Check out our guide to become more informed and learn what questions to ask and where to go for help: http://bit.ly/1rXP2KS


Jul 09, 2014

People with diabetes can develop many different foot problems. Even ordinary problems can get worse and lead to serious complications. Check out these 8 great tips for how to take better care of your feet when living with Diabetes:


Jul 08, 2014

Great tips for patients on how to manage health costs!