The ESSENCE of health care.

  title={The ESSENCE of health care.},
  author={Craig S Hassed},
  journal={Australian family physician},
  volume={34 11},
BACKGROUND As community attitudes develop, health care costs spiral, and evidence accumulates, the health care system is steadily recognising the importance of moving toward more holistic and wellness based models. Such models have been shown to reduce costs and lead to better therapeutic outcomes. OBJECTIVE This article discusses the ESSENCE model of health care and its application to clinical scenarios. DISCUSSION The ESSENCE model is the basis for the Health Enhancement Program taught as… CONTINUE READING

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