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By Michael Laperche posted 05-08-2017 06:26 PM

  
GOAL: Improved Medical Outcomes – Focus on the “Big Five”

1) Cardiovascular Disease 70% of those with hypertension do not have it under control. A 10% reduction in cholesterol reduces the risk of heart attack by 30%

2) Cancer: 46% of Americans fail to have the proper screening tests

3) Diabetes: Costs over $119 billion nationally. 45% of patients are noncompliant

4) Obesity: Related national health care costs over $100 billion

5) Tobacco Use: Direct and indirect costs exceed $193 billion nationally
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