Chronic diseases account for 85 percent of U.S. health-care spending, and the proportion is growing. In this session, we'll discuss how to evolve from an illness-driven system to one that promotes prevention and rewards wellness, easing health and economic burdens on individuals and communities.
- How do we manage these diseases as we age?
- What are the roles of nutrition, fitness, early detection, and education in improving health and economic outcomes, along with infrastructure and environmental factors?
- How do these issues apply to populations around the world?