Treating Mental Health through Telehealth: Understanding Physician and Consumer Willingness

American Well

Approximately one in five adults in the United States has a mental illness, 1 but only 41% of those with a mental illness receive the necessary treatment. But are patients and providers willing to use telehealth for behavioral health treatment?

Treating Mental Health through Telehealth: Understanding Physician and Consumer Willingness

American Well

Approximately one in five adults in the United States has a mental illness, 1 but only 41% of those with a mental illness receive the necessary treatment. But are patients and providers willing to use telehealth for behavioral health treatment?

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Should You Go to a Diabetes Psychologist?

Insulin Nation

It’s no secret to anyone who has diabetes that living with the condition can be really tough – and that the biggest challenges are often mental. You have to make important (sometimes life-or-death) decisions about your health multiple times a day, every day.

7 Tips to a Better Type 1 Sex Life

Insulin Nation

6) Regularly see a diabetes mental health professional. Too often, discussions of sex with Type 1 diabetes focus on all that can go wrong. While that discussion is important, it’s just as important to discuss ways to make sure everything goes right.

The Promise of Digital Health and the Privacy Perils – HealthConsuming Explains, Part 4

Health Populi

The supply side of digital health tools and tech is growing at a hockey-stick pace. There are mobile apps and remote health monitors, digital therapeutics and wearable tech from head-to-toe. We’ll round out this journey in tomorrow’s Health Populi.

The Book on Deaths of Despair – Deaton & Case On Education, Pain, Work and the Future of Capitalism

Health Populi

Anne Case and Angus Deaton were working in a cabin in Montana the summer of 2014. The mantra that “your ZIP code is more important than your genetic code” has gone mainstream (and it’s a key pillar in my book, HealthConsuming: From Health Consumers to Health Citizens.

Three Ways Telehealth Drives Revenue for ACOs

American Well

The August 2014 Healthcare Information and Management Systems (HIMSS) study on telemedicine adoption found a very favorable view of the U.S. telehealth market , and it’s predicted that in 2014 alone there will be 75 million e-visits in the U.S.

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.

Behavioral Healthcare Top Reason Members Seek Telehealth Treatment

BHM Healthcare Solutions

Editor’s Note: Many of your most challenging claims and cases likely present a behavioral health component. The use of telehealth grew 624% from 2014 to 2018, according to a new study from FAIR Health. anxiety and other nonpsychotic mental disorders.

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].

Prescription Drug Costs In America Through the Patient Lens, via IQVIA, GoodRx and a New $2 Million Therapy

Health Populi

It’s a richly detailed report with a mine of data; in this Health Populi post, I’ll focus through the patient lens of Rx spending, medication adherence out-of-pocket costs, prescription drug abandonment, and the role of “place” in personal drug pricing.

Caring for veterans: A privilege and a duty

Henry Kotula

President Obama signed a US$16 billion dollar bill to reduce wait times in 2014 to do things like hire more medical staff and open more facilities. There is no question that the VA health care system has to change, and it already has begun this process. [link].

Income Inequality is Fostering Mis-Trust, the Edelman 2020 Trust Barometer Observes

Health Populi

Last year, it was the employer who was the most-trusted touch-point in citizens’ lives the world over, I discussed in Health Populi one year ago. Together, these three factors erode workers’ confidence in jobs and their personal household economies and financial health.

Will Consumers Cross the Cost-and-Trust Chasm Between Prescription Drugs and Hospitals?

Health Populi

When asked what factors contribute to rising health care costs in America, most consumers cite the cost of prescription drugs. Hospital costs contribute to rising medical costs to 49% of health consumers. A recent study on politics and health care spending in the U.S.

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.

Reuters Health: Telemedicine surging in US but still uncommon

mHealth Insight

“To see whether these laws translate to more use of telemedicine, researchers examined private health insurance claims data from 2005 to 2017 from OptumLabs Data Warehouse. “Although telemedicine visits have increased sharply in the U.S.

Master Guide to Telehealth Statistics for 2019

Enzyme Health

Telemedicine visits increased at an average compound annual growth rate of 52% per year from 2005 - 2014 ( JAMA ). 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 ).

The New Financial Toxicity in Health Care: The Cost of Hospitalization

Health Populi

The concept of “ financial toxicity” for cancer patients was raised by concerned clinicians at Sloane-Kettering Medical Center, who discussed the topic on 60 Minutes in 2014 and have published papers on the issue.

It’s Not All About Pink for Women’s Tech at CES 2019

Health Populi

I assert this through my health lens, as well as health-economic perspective. Start with Fitbit, among the most mature digital health suppliers featured at CES over time. She and I attended a digital health session about getting fit with tech tools and apps.

The Most Important Telemedicine Clinical Outcomes Research You Should Know

Enzyme Health

trillion in annual healthcare expenditures arising from chronic and mental health conditions, cost savings from telemedicine programs are a welcome and needed boon in these areas. Diabetes is one of the most prevalent chronic health conditions in the US and a leading cause of death.

Opioid Drug Addiction: How Digital Health Technologies Can Help

The Digital Health Corner

After a hiatus I am returning to my beloved Digital Health Corner. In a previous post I discussed important public health issues that digital technology can address. According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) from 2001 to 2014, deaths due to overdoses in the USA were noted as: 8 fold increase due to prescription drugs. The NIDA of the NIH has a group of evidence-based screening tools for adolescents and adults to be used by health professionals.

Medical costs projected to increase 6% by 2020, says PwC

Henry Kotula

After figuring in health plan changes such as increased employee cost sharing and network and benefit changes, PwC’s Health Research Institute, which conducted the study, projects a net growth rate of 5 percent. [link].

The Medico-legal Discussion of the Digital and AI Revolution in the Indian Healthcare Industry

New Age Healthcare

Some Digital healthcare initiatives which are noteworthy and are rapidly making inroads in our healthcare system are as follows: EMR Telemedicine Big Data Analytics Robot Assisted Surgery Self-Monitoring wearable Healthcare Devices e-Pharmacies m-Health e-Learning and training CDSS-Clinical decision support systems Wearable medical devices. Hackers can exploit these solutions to collect private and sensitive information such as Electronic Health Records.

Repeat prescription app Echo wants to solve your medication woes with technology

Lloyd Price

Founded in 2014 by Bourke, who has a background in digital health, and Sai Lakshmi, who worked at Apple, Echo wants to tackle one of the trickiest areas of healthcare: getting people to take their medication. “In

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

Health System CIO

NextGen’s community HIE Attesting to MU 2 (acute in 2014, ambulatory in 2015) Push & pull methods of data exchange CRISP’s magic button to give docs “a broader scale of information.” 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. Attesting to MU 2 (acute in 2014, ambulatory in 2015).

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Telemedicine Today: September 2016

American Well

Texas A&M uses Telehealth to Treat Mental Health in Rural Communities. Now, telemedicine is expanding to offer mental health care. One such program is Children’s Health System of Texas. The mental health issues aren’t going to go away.”.

UMMC Telehealth Program Seen as Model for Increased Access to Care

care innovations

In 2014, we helped launch the pilot program for the Mississippi Diabetes Telehealth Network , a collaboration with the UMMC and other partners to expand the state’s capacity to provide services to diabetic patients in its most remote corners.

Diabetes Burnout vs. Depression: What’s the Difference?

Insulin Nation

It’s estimated that 20 to 30 percent of people with diabetes are struggling with a type of depression, according to a 2014 study published by Endocrine magazine — and 10 percent of those could be diagnosed with a “major” depressive disorder. Most likely, depression is going to affect things like your relationships, education, career, social life, family, and overall health. . It is a massive understatement to say that diabetes can be “stressful”.

Telehealth: Effects on Behavioral Health Services

Perficient

National Business Group on Health said 56% of employers in 2018 plan to offer telehealth for behavioral health services as a covered benefit.”. Telehealth and behavioral health have an extensive amount of opportunities for expansion in the upcoming years. There is a national shortage of psychiatrists, board certified substance abuse physicians, and mental health professionals. 2017 Telemedicine & Digital Health Survey Results.

The Odyssey of a Runaway with Type 1

Insulin Nation

It’s against federal law for a hospital that receives any form of federal health care payment to refuse emergency services to someone in need who cannot pay. The Help Find Trance page is long, and it’s timeline goes back to his 2014 disappearances.

Telemedicine Today (#tday): January 2016

American Well

Health systems are increasingly recognizing the benefits of conducting virtual patient visits, rather than in-person visits, and are finding ways to limit the costs. Shez Partovi, MD, chief medical information officer at Dignity Health , says his organization alone performed 12,000 telemedicine consults in 2015—a number that he expects will increase to 20,000 in 2016. State Prisons Turn to Telemedicine to Improve Health and Save Money.

Weekender 6/22/18

HIStalk Weekender

IBM Watson Health executives tell employees that the company will scale back its hospital pay-for-performance tools business. July 2014 – co-founder Florida State Rep. October 2014 – raises $4.25 HIStalk Interviews John Talaga, EVP/GM, OnPlan Health. Weekly News Recap.

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Digital health start-ups in India: The challenge of scale

Lloyd Price

The National Association of Software and Services Companies (NASSCOM) pegged the Indian Healthcare Information and Communications Technology (ICT) market at a whopping US$ 1 billion in 2014. A major portion of the projected growth is expected to be driven by digital health start-ups.

Apple’s Health Records App: A Ripple or a Roar?

mHealth Insight

This blog post by Dr Joe Kvedar reflecting on Apple’s Health Record announcement makes for interesting reading ( I’m very optimistic about what this means for Patients and Carers ). In 2012, Google shut down Google Health after just three years due to “lack of widespread adoption.”

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.

New Illinois Law Highlights Efforts to Expand Rural Telehealth Access

care innovations

When “deployed in small towns across the Midwest, clinicians in those towns are now able to avoid costly patient transfers to larger urban facilities ,” as National Rural Health Association CEO Alan Morgan told the Heartland Institute’s Ashley Bateman. “In

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.