The Impact of Front-Line Primary Care In Improving Access For Mental Health Outcomes

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Over the past few years, there have been encouraging improvements in the realm of mental health care in the United States. Initiatives to improve mental health outcomes, such as the Affordable Care Act (2010), have been primarily aimed at requiring increased insurance coverage to encompass mental health services […].

How will Covid-19 affect employers’ healthcare costs? It depends, says PwC report

Henry Kotula

Soon, they will be picking health plans for 2021, and the pandemic will certainly go into that calculus. Researchers with PwC’s Health Research Institute interviewed health plan actuaries from 12 national and regional payers over the past three months. [link].

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[Guide] 5 Data Challenges for Payers in the Health Home Program

Perficient

The Health Home Program (HHP) is creating new data challenges for managed care organizations in the form of an increased need for timely data, collecting new data elements, accessing mental health data, and gathering data around social determinants.

Health Home Program and Data: New Challenges for Care Plans

Perficient

The Affordable Care Act of 2010, Section 2703, introduced Health Home Program (HHP) for Medicaid recipients with chronic conditions. These conditions include, but are not limited to, hypertension, diabetes, obesity, serious mental illness and substance use disorder.

While Costs Are A Top Concern Among Most U.S. Patients, So Are Challenges of Poverty, Food, and Housing

Health Populi

Rising health care costs continue to concern most Americans, with one in two people believing they’re one sickness away from getting into financial trouble, according to the 2019 Survey of America’s Patients conducted for The Physicians Foundation. health care system every other year.

Master Guide to Telehealth Statistics for 2019

Enzyme Health

large employers (companies with over 500 employees) said they would provide telehealth coverage with their health insurance in states where it’s an allowed option ( NGBH ). If you are working in telemedicine, you should be aware of the latest data supporting this method of healthcare delivery.

VA seeing substantial growth in telehealth, key patient engagement tools

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

There's the massive electronic health record modernization , of course, but also everything from a new National Artificial Intelligence Institute to an Apple Health Records rollout to a project focused on tablet-based telehealth. VA is piloting a health chat feature as well.

Americans’ Trust in the Healthcare System Low Compared to Rest-of-World’s Health Citizens

Health Populi

I covered the launch of the 2018 Edelman Trust Barometer across all industries here in Health Populi in January 2018 , when this year’s annual report was presented at the World Economic Forum in Davos as it is each year. health ecosystem stakeholders. In the U.S.,

“It’s 2018, and We Still Have No Idea If Mobile Healthcare Apps Work”

mHealth Insight

“What was the promise of reduced admissions and improved health outcomes in patients? This is from back in 2010 but think of mobile as the newest and least understood mass media. These apps are mostly targeting obesity, mental health, and diabetes.

Getting Started with Telehealth

TheraNest

The World Health Organization (WHO) defines Telehealth as health care services that use telecommunications and virtual technology to deliver health care outside of traditional health-care facilities. Telebehavioral Health Institute. Mental Health by the Numbers.

Ed Grogan, VP & CIO, Calvert Health System, Chapter 2

Health System CIO

Maryland eCare “We’re the mouse that roars” In the current health system landscape, where organizations just keep growing, Calvert Health System is considered to be quite small. But it’s a “mouse that roars,” according to CIO Ed Grogan, who has spent the past 12 years leading Calvert’s transformation from a small hospital to a dynamic health system. The Department of Mental Health for the state, the mental health clinic in the county, we’re also hosting for them.

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How Hospitals Are Reducing Medical Costs with Telehealth

American Well

Interest in telehealth has reached an all-time high, with many of the most prestigious health systems in the U.S. Out of all the reasons health systems are implementing telehealth, however, reducing medical costs is one of the largest driving factors.

Recovering from Diabulimia

Insulin Nation

My supportive husband Allen and many friends helped me find my way to the other side, and by 2010 I had defeated anorexia and was living a happy, healthy life. It has done wonders for my A1C, but it has been a test of my strength and mental health.

How Hospitals Are Reducing Medical Costs with Telehealth

American Well

Interest in telehealth has reached an all-time high, with many of the most prestigious health systems in the U.S. Out of all the reasons health systems are implementing telehealth, however, reducing medical costs is one of the largest driving factors.

Sex and Type 2 Diabetes

Insulin Nation

Even though people with diabetes are at a higher risk for sexual problems than the average population, a 2010 study found that only 50 percent of men with diabetes and 19 percent of women with diabetes have discussed their sex lives with their doctors.

Getting Started with Telehealth

TheraNest

The World Health Organization (WHO) defines Telehealth as health care services that use telecommunications and virtual technology to deliver health care outside of traditional health-care facilities. It can be a powerful tool that makes mental health care easier and more convenient to access and provide. Greater access: Telehealth can make mental health services more accessible and convenient—increasing mental health treatment outcomes.

Seven Market Trends

LinkousThink

One quarter of all Americans, 73 million patients, are now covered under a managed care health insurance program. A series of vendors have sprung up to do just that for stroke care, mental health, hospitalist and intensivist services, and dermatology. On a smaller scale, intensivists at Inova Health System in Virginia are based out of a corporate office building and provide remote ICU services to 122 ICU beds throughout northern Virginia.

150 top places to work in healthcare

Henry Kotula

Becker’s Healthcare is pleased to release the “150 Top Places to Work in Healthcare | 2018” list, which highlights hospitals, health systems and healthcare companies that promote diversity within the workforce, employee engagement and professional growth. Health.