How Can a Referral-Based Weight Management Program Support Your Hospital's Strategic Goals?

 

Dr. Troy Schumann of St. Elizabeth’s Physicians Weight Management Center attributes his program's success and a 20% increase of qualified surgery candidates to the alignment and support of hospital administration. His robust internal referral systems include:

• sleep specialists
• orthopedic physicians
• cardiologists
• surgeons

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The Price of Obesity: Costs Beyond Patient Health – Free White Paper

 

 
The implications of obesity go much further beyond patient health than many realize. Some of those implications include:

• The economic burden of obesity on doctors and hospitals
• Minimizing revenue loss
• Creating in-house opportunities
• Health issues for obese patients

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Improve Obese Patient Outcomes: The Missing Puzzle Piece


Obesity is the fastest growing health problem in the United States. It’s also proving to be among the most deadly. It kills more Americans every year than AIDS, cancer and all accidents combined. It is the second leading cause of preventable death just below smoking. In fact, 67 percent of the population that are either overweight or obese have a greater probability of developing hypertension, high cholesterol, type 2 diabetes, heart disease and stroke. This translates to over 300,000 deaths per year from obesity related complications.1

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New Year's Planning & Evaluation for Health Care Providers: Setting Yourself Up for Success (Free S.W.O.T. Analysis Template)

The New Year is always a time filled with new opportunities for health care providers, specifically for those who offer medical weight management. Patients are getting messages and reminders from all directions about losing weight, and New Year’s resolutions give dieters renewed hope and motivation to start off 2019 on the right foot. This is the moment for providers to capitalize on recruitment and re-engagement efforts — so don’t miss out! If you haven’t started your 2018 evaluation and 2019 planning, now is the time.

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Robard Corporation Welcomes Valerie Sutherland, MD, to New Direction Medical Advisory Panel

Robard is excited to announce a new member to our New Direction Medical Advisory Panel – Dr. Valerie Sutherland, founder, CEO and CMO of Rainier Medical Weight Loss and Wellness in Tacoma, Washington!

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10 Weight Loss Affirmations to Motivate and Retain Patients (Free Download - Back By Popular Demand)

We are soon going to be entering one of the toughest seasons for weight loss patients: WINTER. As the weather gets colder and the holidays approach, dieters may find themselves losing momentum, and falling victim to winter weight gain.

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Candy, Cake and Tempting Delights. How Can You Compete?

The time between Thanksgiving and the New Year can be the most challenging for your staff and your patients. There’s temptation around every corner — saboteurs are everywhere and, as a result, many patients fall victim to the mentality that “no‐one can maintain a diet during this time of year.”  This mindset causes a chain of negative events that result in lost retention, decreased program effectiveness, lost revenue and momentum within your business.

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Preoperative Weight Loss and the Benefits for the Patient and the Surgeon - Free White Paper

The growing number of high-risk patients being referred for bariatric surgery in the U.S. keeps growing annually. With that in mind, Robard has prepared a new, free white paper on preoperative weight loss and the benefits for the patient and the surgeon. Download it now

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How Hormone Havoc Prevents Weight Loss

Have you ever thought there must be more to losing weight than just dieting and exercise? Well, it turns it you are right! Gaining and losing weight can be due to many things, for example: Sleep deprivation, nutritional imbalances, genetics, environmental toxins, gut flora imbalances, food addictions, allergies, and inflammation. (1) Frequently ignored is the impact of hormones on weight and metabolism. Hormones determine what your body does with food; therefore, balanced hormones are crucial to controlling weight.

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Battle of the Sexes: Are Men More Likely to Lose Weight on a Diet than Women?

This might be a story you have heard before: a husband and wife go on a diet. They eat the same meals, take in the same calories, exercise at the same time… but then somehow, hubby drops 10 pounds in two weeks while wifey loses maybe half of that. What gives? Well, as it turns out, a recent study shows that there does seem to be a gender component when it comes to weight loss that gives men an edge.

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