No-Cost Talk Therapy & Telehealth Technology Are Put to Use in England, to Provide Greater Access to Mental Health Services

Clocktree

No-cost phone talk therapy is funded by the National Health Service and is a hotline available for unlimited phone therapy sessions. This no-cost talk phone therapy program began 2013 in London and now works with nearly one million people each year.

Strengthen America’s Mental Health Workforce Together

Kaiser Permanente Center for Total Health

With more than 44 million Americans having a diagnosable mental health condition—56 percent of which do not receive treatment—taskforces unite from various sectors in strengthening the nation’s mental health workforce. About the Center for Total Health .

The Ultimate Health Outcome, Mortality, Is Rising in America

Health Populi

Department of Health and Human Services. This is shown in the third graphic, the line chart showing the hockey-stick growth of synthetic opioids since 2013. But this is one lens on one’s ZIP code being a risk factor for health, and in this case, death from overdosing.

Elevated BG and Dementia: What’s the Risk?

Insulin Nation

So if you’re worried about cognitive decline, these studies might be a good excuse to be proactive with your mental health. Commentary. Put the words “diabetes” and “dementia” together and you’re sure to get a lot of attention, but sometimes you have to look past the headlines.

Technology, Aging and Obesity Drive Healthcare Spending, BEA Finds

Health Populi

High Spending Growth Rates For Key Diseases In 2000-14 Were Driven By Technology And Demographic Factors , a June 2018 Health Affairs article, analyzed this data. The Bureau is working to better understanding health care spending at this detailed level, by condition. health citizen.

SBIRT - Coding for SBI Reimbursement

Medicine and Technology

The Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration or SAMHSA is working with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to educate practitioners about the importance of SBIRT coverage and the Medicare billing rules around these services. Most doctors and nurses don't know this, but reimbursement for screening and brief intervention is available through commercial insurance CPT codes, Medicare G codes, and Medicaid HCPCS codes.

What happens when an Algorithm labels you as mentally ill?

Lloyd Price

While you might think that your mental health is known only to you, your health practitioner or those closest to you, you might be unwittingly revealing it to strangers online. The medical field is also subject to strict health and privacy laws for safeguarding patient data.

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 ). million in 2013 to a projected 7 million in 2018 ( Statista ).

The Tech Giants are Coming for Healthcare

Lloyd Price

Some of the biggest and most famous tech companies are making big bets on health care. Health care is incredibly backward in its use of information and consumer technologies and there are ample opportunities to improve patient care while reducing cost. s National Health Service.

Community-Based Organizations Remain Integral to Reduce HIV/AIDS Disparities

Kaiser Permanente Center for Total Health

Through the initiative they have found that community-based organizations play a critical role in serving people living with HIV when they are able to link their medical care with social, economic and behavioral support services – the total health of an individual. . Many participants reached through this initiative reported recent receipt of CD4 counts and viral load but could not recall the numbers, impeding their use of this information as a means of tracking their health.

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.