Get Personal: make a commitment to your health and wellness

Goal: to help you achieve optimal health, wellbeing and to thrive as a human being

 

Whether you’re a healthy adult, a frail, elderly parent or sufferer of a chronic condition, there are countless resources you can use to manage and improve your health and have your say in the ongoing national healthcare debate.  

 

The Get Personal section helps you define what optimal health means to you and your family by providing an overview of specific tools you can use to establish a baseline for your healthcare needs and develop a plan to improve your health and guarantee access to quality healthcare. Here you’ll find scientific research and specific health resources linking public and private information sources that will help you achieve your health goals.

 

Salutogenesis: Creating Optimal Health & Living

Salutogenesis, the process of health creation, is dedicated to the creation of optimal health in each individual. Salutogenesis focuses on maximizing your health potentiality rather than focusing on pathogenesis, the process of disease creation. 

About: The goal for the Salutogenesis module is to make your health a resource that you manage in your everyday life.  To help you manage your health, this module will provide  you information and tools that help you achieve optimal wellness.

 

Uses: The Salutogenesis Module utilizes information from mY Personal Health Manager including  demographic, relevant personal medical history and other data to generate a personalized Health Risk Assessment and recommends a personalized optimal living plan. Salutogenesis assess your risk for medical conditions, makes smart choices about promoting wellness, and develops and carry out a plan to control risk factors before your health is affected.

 

Example: Develop your personal plan toward optimal wellness. The plan will include your agenda, road maps and logs.The Salutogenesis Optimal Living Plan plan is used to support you on your path to create and maintain your Optimal Health,  minimize health risks including: early detection, lifestyle changes and the motivational tools to succeed.

 

Envision Optimal Health Care

About: The Envision an American Healthcare System Initiative provides a framework to collectively imagine a uniquely American healthcare system that guarantees access to quality, sustainable healthcare for all Americans along the life continuum and to create healthy environment. We envision that by November 2020 Americans live in healthy communities and each of us have access to healthcare services that provide the highest level of medical services to maintain, wellness regardless of their medical condition.  

In order to best address the complexity of the varied challenges of the healthcare system, we recognize that there are specific situations that require healthcare engagement. 

Pursuit of Happiness

About: Hospital care is particularly important as there is great variability in quality as well as risk for medical errors. Although you may not have a choice for emergency care there is a lot you can do to get the best outcome for health conditions requiring hospital care. This section will help you with information tools and checklist for choosing a hospital, making sure you get best care while in the hospital and the care is coordinated when you leave the hospital.  

 

Goal: Achieving the best healthcare outcomes requires a team effort. Take responsibility for your part. Should you need hospital care there are important actions you may take before during and after the hospitalization to have the best health outcome. Click on the links below for steps you can take, our suggestions and tools may save your life.

 
 

Best Hospital Care 

About: Hospital care is particularly important as there is great variability in quality as well as risk for medical errors. Although you may not have a choice for emergency care there is a lot you can do to get the best outcome for health conditions requiring hospital care. This section will help you with information tools and checklist for choosing a hospital, making sure you get best care while in the hospital and the care is coordinated when you leave the hospital.  

 

Goal: Achieving the best healthcare outcomes requires a team effort. Take responsibility for your part. Should you need hospital care there are important actions you may take before during and after the hospitalization to have the best health outcome. Click on the links below for steps you can take, our suggestions and tools may save your life.