Have you ever wondered what is wrong with our health care system?
Aside from the aggravatingly high cost and restricted access provided by many insurance companies, there are fundamental problems with the way the entire system is put together. One of these fundamental problems is the fact that the system itself is primarily a ‘sick care’ system, not a ‘health care’ system. Even when attempts are made to transition the services to what some call ‘wellness oriented’, what they usually are doing is providing early detection, not prevention. And while early detection is important, it’s still missing the boat when it comes to actually solving the problem.
The only sane way to handle the health needs of an individual is for that individual to practice healthy living. Unfortunately, most people are terribly misinformed with regard to how to care for the health of their body. They have gotten most of this information from corporate advertising (Fast Food, Big Pharma, etc). As you might imagine, these advertisers don’t always have the person’s health in mind when writing those ads. The only way to solve this problem is to provide truly workable data to people who can then start to make better choices with regard things such as food and other daily activities.
Doctors for Health and Wellness is a non-profit organization which has provided a way for health oriented doctors to team up with local employers for the purpose of providing a truly health oriented education to members of the community. Through Doctors for Health and Wellness, local doctors donate time each month to speak on topics such as nutrition, weight loss, stress reduction techniques, back safety, and many more. Through partnerships like this, we can really begin to make a difference for individuals, their families and our communities.