Practice Fusion will be in Philadelphia with The Dr. Oz Show on May 19 assisting with a free screening of 1,000 Philadelphia patients for chronic disease. We will be reporting aggregate health data in real-time during the day and present a report card on the health status to the city of Philadelphia that evening.
Aggregating this information will provide a good indication of the urgency to focus on prevention in various areas to prevent the common major killers, heart disease and diabetes.
The “15 Minute Physical” is a quick series of screening tests including cholesterol, blood glucose, blood pressure and waist size. By providing quick, basic information to people, life threatening chronic disease can be stopped in its tracks, which is what the event hopes to accomplish.
If you’re a Practice Fusion physician user in the Philadelphia area interested in volunteering during the “15 Minute Physical” Day, please contact Paul Lechner at firstname.lastname@example.org. Local Philadelphia patients who would like to participate in Dr. Oz’s Philadelphia 15 Minute Physical can sign up here.