Healthcare in the 21st Century


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This presentation is about you! It is focused on the patient. We have the right and responsibility to take ownership for our health. We need to be informed and make healthly choices.

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Healthcare in the 21st Century

  1. 1. By Rick Tyler 1Microsoft Office Clipart
  2. 2. Encouraging individuals to take responsibility for their health by promoting healthy eating habits, exercise, and reducing risks (smoking, excessive drinking, drugs). Provide correct information for people to take ownership of their health choices.. 2•IMAGES:
  3. 3. Reduce health risks and encourage healthy choices by providing concise and relevant tweets, blogs, RSS feeds, and research articles. Encourage communication with primary care physician, specialists, family, and friends. 3Website for this image:
  4. 4. Promote development of a personal health diary, access to personal health records, and management of chronic health issues. Provide information on healthy eating, exercise, and safety precautions. 4•IMAGES:
  5. 5. Provide eHealth resources for further health education. Focus on a patient centered strategy 5•IMAGES:
  6. 6. Strategies •Blogs: WordPress and Blogger •Twitter: Tweets about healthcare and you. •YouTube Videos •Podcasts •RSS Feeds: To articles promoting healthy lifestyles. 6Website for this image:
  7. 7. Blogs Fitness & Your Health: Top reasons why walking just 30 brisk minutes, five days a week is so good for you, according to the AARP and The President’s Council on Physical Fitness and Sports. •Helps manage weight. •Controls blood pressure by strengthening the heart so it can pump more blood with less effort and with less pressure on the arteries. 7Microsoft Office Clipart
  8. 8. Blogs Fitness & Your Health: Top reasons why walking just 30 brisk minutes, five days a week is so good for you. •Boosts good cholesterol, or HDL, and reduces bad cholesterol, or LDL, which can cause plaque buildup along artery walls. • Lowers risk of stroke by half, according to a Harvard study of more than 11,000 men. •Lowers stress levels and increases energy. 8Microsoft Office Clipart
  9. 9. Blogs Fitness & Your Health: 9
  10. 10. Blogs Fitness & Your Health: Count Calories It’s about the Math: Calories in (food) – Calories burned (exercise) = Total Calories (net) Low Fat Foods Choose a diet low in total fat. 10Microsoft Office Clipart
  11. 11. Blogs Fitness & Your Health: How does nutrition help us? What we eat is what we are. Foods and liquids enter our bodies and travel through the digestive system. Nutrients are delivered to our cells through the circulatory system. Our cells need healthy nutrients! The major factors that determine health are genes, nutrition, physical activity, attitude, our immune system, and exposure to mutation agents. 11Microsoft Office Clipart
  12. 12. Twitter:!/wildbirdman Tweet “Exercise & Fitness, Medline”: Regular exercise is a critical part of staying healthy. People who are active live longer and feel better. Exercise can help you maintain a healthy weight. It can delay or prevent diabetes, some cancers and heart problems. Most adults need at least 30 minutes of moderate physical activity at least five days per week. 12Microsoft Office Clipart
  13. 13. Twitter:!/wildbirdman Tweet “Exercising Tutorial by Medline”: 13 MedlinePlus:
  14. 14. Twitter:!/wildbirdman Tweet “Depression Tutorial by Medline”: 14 MedlinePlus:
  15. 15. Twitter:!/wildbirdman Tweet “Managing Stress Tutorial by Medline”: 15 MedlinePlus:
  16. 16. Twitter:!/wildbirdman Tweet “Managing Cholesterol Tutorial by Medline”: 16 MedlinePlus:
  17. 17. RSS Feeds via Google Reader Safety: •Watch your step! * Click on icon to watch video  17MedlinePlus:
  18. 18. More Safety Tips via Google Reader Subscriptions • Wear your Seatbelt! •Wear a Helmet when riding a motorcycle or bike. 18
  19. 19. Health Literacy, Web 2.0, Participatory Medicine and You! 19Image from Tegrity: •Engage Patients •Involve Patients •Communicate with Patients •Provide Information •Social Tools: Twitter, Blogs, RSS Feeds, YouTube Video: ***Note: If video doesn’t load in a new window, refresh the page. Video from YouTube should load after refresh.
  20. 20. Resources: • Microsoft Office Clipart •Medline Plus: • Twitter:!/wildbirdman/ • WordPress: • Blogger: •YouTube: •IMAGES: •Website for this image: 20
  21. 21. Resources: • Website for this image: • Website for this image: •Image from Tegrity: 21