Tag Archives: Steps

Ten steps to keeping healthy in coronavirus lockdown including your ‘new normal’

Sticking to healthy habits can feel like a challenge at the moment with our daily lives being turned upside down. It’s never been more important to take care of physical and emotional health though, and when we do our whole family benefits. Here’s the lowdown on looking after yourself in lockdown… Reset your goals If… Read More »

House Republican says small steps to reform healthcare could lead to big improvements

Kentucky Rep. Brett Guthrie sees plenty of flaws in U.S. healthcare policy, including a dearth of funding for breakthrough medical treatments and exorbitant prescription drug prices. Comprehensive healthcare reform bills labeled as cure-alls for systemic flaws, he told the Washington Examiner, are not the answer. Instead, he expects more success for narrowly focused legislation that… Read More »

3 steps to breaking bad habits from a world-class willpower expert

From grazing at the fridge to biting your nails.  Habit change researcher Dr Heather McKee – part of Healthista’s new expert Collective – brings you exactly what it takes to stop for good  I like to look at habit change like untangling a knot. Habits are complex mesh behaviours, and you can’t resolve them all at once.… Read More »

10,000 steps a day — or fewer?

10,000 steps a day has become the gold standard for many people. That number has sold many step-counting devices and inspired interoffice competitions. But it’s a big number that can be hard to reach. When people continue to not hit five digits, eventually some ditch the effort altogether. Dr. I-Min Lee is an associate epidemiologist… Read More »

4 steps to help imaging accelerate the shift to value-based care

Value-based care programs are being introduced increasingly on a global level. However, progress is slow as many hospitals are unclear where to start. While radiology is among one of the most impacted specialties in the shift to value-based care through changes in the reimbursement scheme, imaging-specific metrics are still largely undefined. This presents radiology leaders… Read More »