Gaining Good Health through Weight Loss

January 23, 2014

It’s no secret that being overweight is bad for your health, but did you know that losing even a small amount of weight can help your overall health bounce back in a major way? Losing weight is a wonder drug for your body. In fact, it is more effective at controlling some conditions, like high blood pressure and type 2 diabetes, than many medications. Nearly every aspect of your physical and emotional wellbeing will improve with healthy weight loss, from heart disease to low self-esteem. Find out more about the ways that weight loss can bolster your health in this infographic from the JFK Bariatric Institute.

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University of Michigan Health System

The University of Michigan Health System, based in Ann Arbor, Michigan, is part of one of the world’s leading universities. UMHS is a premier, highly ranked academic medical center and award-winning health care system with state-of-the-art facilities. Our vision is to create the future of health care through scientific discovery, innovations in education, and the most effective and compassionate care.

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Future Trends in Digital Healthcare 2022

Infographic | December 9, 2021

The global digital health market was valued at $96.5 billion in 2020 and is expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 15.1% from 2021 to 2028.

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How the COVID-19 pandemic has affected depression and anxiety around the world

Infographic | October 8, 2021

A report in The Lancet provides the first global estimates of the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on mental health in 2020, and suggests an additional 53 million cases of major depressive disorder and 76 million cases of anxiety disorders were due to the pandemic. Even before the COVID-19 pandemic, major depressive disorder and anxiety disorders – which can increase the risk of other health outcomes such as suicide – were major contributors to the global burden of disease, affecting millions of men and women of all ages around the world. This study is the first to assess global impacts of the pandemic on major depressive disorder and anxiety disorders, quantifying the prevalence and burden of the disorders by age, sex, and location in 204 countries and territories in 2020.

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5 Things to Know About the Rapid Acceleration of Digital Health

Infographic | April 15, 2021

A silver lining from the COVID-19 global pandemic is the rapid acceleration of digital health and telemedicine. Check out the top 5 digital health trends in this infographic, courtesy ofReal Chemistry.

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WHO compendium of innovative health technologies for low-resource settings (2021)

Infographic | June 8, 2022

Health technologies are essential for a functioning health system. The response to the global COVID-19

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PII Theft in Healthcare

Infographic | May 26, 2021

Healthcare organizations must do more to authenticate personnel accessing patient data to prevent personal identifiable information (PII) theft and other security breaches. They must improve their defenses by implementing strong multi-factor authentication solutions that adhere to modern security standards like FIDO 2.0.

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Debunking 10 Common Digital Marketing Myths in Healthcare

Infographic | December 5, 2019

With a wealth of information available anytime, consumers and patients take advantage of online resources both during initial research and ongoing care — researching health systems and services, reading physician reviews, and participating in online forums. This isn’t surprising, considering that 89% of consumers turn to a search engine to answer health questions. To reach today’s healthcare customer, personalization and channel placement are key; in other words, you want to meet them where they are. But mastering precision marketing requires top-notch digital campaign strategy.

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University of Michigan Health System

The University of Michigan Health System, based in Ann Arbor, Michigan, is part of one of the world’s leading universities. UMHS is a premier, highly ranked academic medical center and award-winning health care system with state-of-the-art facilities. Our vision is to create the future of health care through scientific discovery, innovations in education, and the most effective and compassionate care.

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