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

Poll Results: 2,449 votes
Both equally
Wellness/ prevention
Curing illnesses
Other (what's the best approach?)

Related: The Role of Hospitals in Communities

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Sue H.
Saturday June 25, 2016, 10:52 PM

Both equally.

Janis K.
Friday June 10, 2016, 4:33 PM


Paulo Reeson
Monday June 6, 2016, 10:12 AM


joanne p.
Thursday June 2, 2016, 9:17 AM

prevention is more mportant but cure should also be a primary goal

Dave C.
Thursday May 19, 2016, 12:55 PM

both! reimbursement should focus more on prevention, but patient roles for their health also needs to be considered....cannot force stopping smoking/alcohol/inactivity/overeating or force weight loss

Kay M.
Tuesday May 10, 2016, 8:03 PM


lesley k.
Thursday May 5, 2016, 6:25 AM

Not hospitals in particular, but prevention is always better than cure.

Anne M.
Tuesday May 3, 2016, 4:49 AM

Both are good.

Aaron Bouchard
Thursday April 7, 2016, 6:23 PM

both, health care should am at the highest level for mind,body,spirit

Natasha salgado
Saturday April 2, 2016, 5:41 AM


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