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Acute care hospitals and health maintenance organizations are increasing the number of community health education programs they provide. What are some of the benefits of this practice as well as any concerns you may see in this approach?

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1. Acute care hospitals and health maintenance organizations are increasing the number of community health education programs they provide. What are some of the benefits of this practice as well as any concerns you may see in this approach?

One benefit of the increase in health education programs it puts the responsibility of one's health back into the hands of the people. It helps individuals take responsibility for their recovery through learning ways to prevent and manage their illnesses.

Perhaps one disadvantage is that people might think these programs take the place of the physician and ...

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Acute care hospitals and health maintenance organizations are increasing the number of community health education programs they provide. This solution discusses some of the benefits of this practice as well as any concerns you may see in this approach.

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