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Doctors to Promote Whole-Patient Services

"More than eight in 10 adults who have vis­it­ed a health­care provider (e.g., doctor's office, hos­pi­tal, out­pa­tient clin­ic, urgent care clin­ic, etc.) at least twice in the past year agree that if their provider knew more about their health inter­ests, goals and moti­va­tions, they would be able to serve them bet­ter (84% strong­ly agree/agree/somewhat agree), reports Ipsos."

Optometrists to Promote Children’s Eye Exams for New School Year

Par­ents want to give their chil­dren every­thing they need to do well in school, but often one thing gets over­looked: eye exams. This back-to-school sea­son, The Vision Coun­cil, an orga­ni­za­tion ded­i­cat­ed to inspir­ing bet­ter vision for bet­ter lives, encour­ages par­ents to be proac­tive about their children's eye health and sched­ule a com­pre­hen­sive eye exam with an eye­care provider, long before their first impor­tant class­room exam.

42% of Adults Want Their Doctor/Patient Relationship to Extend to Social Media

A new sur­vey from the Amer­i­can Osteo­path­ic Asso­ci­a­tion finds more than half of mil­len­ni­als (54%) and more than four out of 10 (42%) adults are or would like to be friends with or fol­low their health­care providers on social media. The online sur­vey was con­duct­ed by The Har­ris Poll in April 2018 on behalf of the AOA.