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We’re living longer, and with chronic and lifestyle-related diseases on the rise, our healthcare systems are struggling to increase access and quality of care while more effectively managing escalating costs.
At the same time, there’s a growing need for people to find new ways to take control of their personal health – including ways to be healthy, to live well, and to care for themselves and their families at home.
We all know that prevention is better than cure and understand the need for active health management, but despite this, when it comes to our health, we are a nation that buries its head in the sand.
Leading healthcare company Philips has recently carried out a major Picture of Health survey into the nation’s health experiences and attitudes, and the findings show that there is a clear gap between what we know we should do and what we are doing.
How then do we motivate people to care more about their own health and in doing so, enable individuals to make the right choices?
Download the Philips Picture of Health report