Health Care Navigation 101: What is Health?

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This is the second session in the Wellness Wednesday series Healthcare Navigation 101.

How has managing wellness become so difficult and expensive? Why is it so hard to get a diagnosis? Why are so many people in daily pain? How did we get here? Watch to learn the answers to these questions and more.

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This is the second session in the Wellness Wednesday series Healthcare Navigation 101. How has managing wellness become so difficult and expensive? Why is it so hard to get a diagnosis? Why are so many people in daily pain? How did we get here?

Skip Points:
1:10 - What is Wellness Wednesday?
2:50 - Health: Beyond Age & Weight
6:50 - Why I Once Refused (GOOD!) Medical Advice
8:04 - The Big Gap: Why Health Literacy Matters
10:05 - A Systemic Problem
11:00 What IS Health Literacy?
12:10 - Why aren't these issues addressed?
13:20 - Daily Stressors
14:11 - Why everything is "in your head"
16:48 - Profit Motives & The Blurred Line between Healthcare & Industry
19:24 - Disclaimers won't save you
20:21 - Bias in Healthcare
21:55 - You are the expert on your body
24:24 - What can you do about Health Literacy issues?
28:20 - How this fits in the cycle of wellness
30:05 - Provider vs Patient Perspective
32:18 - Why Wellness Wednesday
34:35 - To be well... (and a bit on frozen shoulder)
36:50 - Next week: Health Insurance

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