As healthcare costs continue to balloon, medical professionals all over Colorado are increasingly turning to healthcare hot-spotting -- that is, using data to target the sickest patients who are costing the most money via unnecessary visits to the ER, etc
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Rebecca Yanes recently joined an elite club. It’s not a club she wanted to join. In fact, it’s one that some health professionals across Colorado and the country are working to shut down.
Kim Roberts, a receptionist with the Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce, tests out a desk that allows her to stand, rather than sit, at work. The Chamber recently joined a growing trend in Colorado to install healthier workspace equipment for employees.
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Evidence suggests that people who sit for hours at a time have an increased potential of developing life-shortening diseases.