Intensive Behavioral Therapy for Cardiovascular Disease; How it Works in Primary Care Settings

Intensive Behavioral Therapy for Cardiovascular Disease; How it Works in Primary Care Settings

“An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” Benjamin Franklin   I was only 8 years old when I first became aware of what a heart attack can do. One of my favorite uncles was working one afternoon when he collapsed and was rushed to the hospital.  Within 5 hours...
Healthcare’s Darkest Days in Modern History

Healthcare’s Darkest Days in Modern History

December 21st, will be the shortest and darkest day of the year.  It seems a bit appropo that during these dark days we ponder the effects of the decades long shakeups that have happened in Healthcare.  Since long before the passage of the Affordable Care Act (ACA),...
How To Integrate Depression Screening and Treatment In A Primary Care Environment

How To Integrate Depression Screening and Treatment In A Primary Care Environment

“Health is a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity.”  Constitution of the World Health Organization For most, the holidays brings joy and happiness but unfortunately, that is not the case for...