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“Teach-back” technique can reduce hospital visits

At a typical doctor visit, the physician does most of the explaining. But a new study shows that when certain patients “teach back” a doctor’s instructions, they’re less likely to wind up in the hospital. In the study, people living with high blood pressure, Type 2 diabetes and heart disease — conditions that can result…

Foss receives retired educator award

Dr. Joanne Foss was recognized by the American Occupational Therapy Association for exceptional contributions to occupational therapy education.