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Should hospitals focus on wellness and prevention, or on curing illnesses?

Poll Results: 2,440 votes



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Karen S.
Sunday October 19, 2014, 9:32 AM


Both!

Lis T.
Saturday October 18, 2014, 4:18 AM


both

Rhonda B.
Friday October 17, 2014, 2:13 PM


Both

William Moorman
Tuesday October 7, 2014, 11:17 AM


Being from America they should focus on curing our not efficient schools should teach prevention.

Sue H.
Sunday October 5, 2014, 9:44 PM


Both.

Lisa Millar
Thursday October 2, 2014, 10:38 AM


Both

Kristina May
Thursday October 2, 2014, 8:32 AM


If prevention was a priority then there wouldn't be as many illnesses to treat and cure.

Beth O'Brien
Monday September 29, 2014, 8:03 PM


All medical facilities could strike a balance.

Ashlee R.
Sunday September 28, 2014, 11:53 AM


As a nurse curing an illness is always the top priority. However after they are healed, then they need wellness and prevention to prevent a re-occurance. But it should also be used to prevent an illness from happening.

Karen Everton
Saturday September 27, 2014, 6:07 PM


wellness and promotion are just as important as curing diseases. Patients with multiple diseases are rated as high acuity and require more recovery time after surgeries and demand more nursing care causing higher hospital bills and stays putting a burden on healthcare.



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