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Edgar Wilson

Edgar Wilson
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Edgar Wilson is an Oregon native writing on trends in health, education, and global affairs. He studied conflict resolution and international relations and has worked in industries ranging from international marketing to broadcast journalism. He is currently working as an independent analytical consultant. He can be reached via email (edgar.t.wilson@gmail.com) or on Twitter @EdgarTwilson, and more of his work viewed through Contently.
Wearables Aren’t Lifesavers, And They Don’t Need To Be (Adobe Stock)

Wearables Aren’t Lifesavers, And They Don’t Need To Be

If wearables give providers and patients another way to communicate, engage, and learn from one another, they will advance patient education and be a welcome addition to the continuum of care.
Getting to the Heart of Population Health (Adobe Stock)

Getting to the Heart of Population Health

It's time to abandon the notion that "personal responsibility" is the solution to every health problem so that the hard work of affecting cultural change can be taken up in earnest.
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Why It Shouldn’t Matter if Your Provider is Male or Female, Doctor or Nurse

If communication can foster a stronger relationship, make patients feel more comfortable seeing a doctor, and yield results that patients are satisfied with, does it really matter whether the provider is male or female, doctor or nurse?
Is It Possible to Peg Price to Value in Healthcare? (Adobe Stock)

Is It Possible to Peg Price to Value in Healthcare?

Although we can learn about pegging price to value from other industries, healthcare requires a unique approach that recognizes its critical role in people's lives.
In Healthcare, High Tech is Not a Substitute for Engagement (Adobe Stock) 1200 × 633

In Healthcare, High Tech is Not a Substitute for Engagement

High technology may thrill us from time to time with promises, but it is the low technology of interpersonal connections—of speaking, listening, and sharing—that keeps us all going.
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Why Health Literacy is the Ultimate Prescription

Just as clinicians are obliged to pursue continuing education, patients, too, need lifelong learning incorporated into their care.