“Studies show that when patients understand actual risks and benefits of treatment, overtreatment and costs are reduced while patient satisfaction is increased,” said Dr. Andy Lazris, a board certified physician in Internal Medicine.
In July 2017 The Alliance will offer members, providers and qualifying vendors the first-ever opportunity to sponsor Alliance Learning Circle events.
Some critics of the OpenNotes® movement feel that reading doctors’ full notes about health care encounters could be TMI (Too Much Information). But OpenNotes is gradually silencing its critics by proving that offering more information is a positive way to get patients involved in their care.
Questions abound when it comes to tests and treatments. So how do we know when a specific test or treatment will protect our health and when it just might make things worse?
What will happen to employer-sponsored health benefits if the American Health Care Act (AHCA) becomes law? At the March 2017 Alliance Learning Circle attorney John Barlament, partner at Quarles & Brady, weighed in on the murky scenarios created by the AHCA bill introduced by Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives.
So, why don’t traditional wellness programs work? Laura Putnam, CEO and founder of Motion Infusion, answered this at the Jan. 24, 2017 Alliance Learning Circle event in Madison, Wis.