Walmart’s Growing Footprint in Healthcare and Public Health, from Guns to Mental Health and Gardens

Health Populi

Over the past couple of weeks, Walmart is demonstrating its growing commitment to and leadership in healthcare and public health. The store launched WalmartHealth.com, its health-focused ecommerce portal. Walmart is testing a lactation suite, discussed in a company blog here.

Sex, Drugs, Mental Health and COVID Tests ? A DTC Reboot for Health?

Health Populi

In case you think Hims & Hers are a marginal part of the health/care ecosystem, they began to ally with the Ochsner Health System in December 2019 as a novel digital front-door for the System’s telehealth program… pre-COVID-19 pandemic.

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Ransomware Mental Health

Telebehavioral Health Institute

Ransomware Attack Strikes Mental Health Provider Another ransomware attack has been making headlines this week–this time, the attack targeted a mental health care provider. The post Ransomware Mental Health appeared first on TBH Institute Blog.

Top Therapeutic Techniques (+ Activity Ideas) for Pediatric Mental Health

TheraNest

Child therapy techniques provide kids and their caregivers with the skills they need to work through issues caused by a plethora of factors, including childhood trauma, abuse or neglect, mental health issues, and even autism. .

LCSWs and the Use of Texting in Mental Health Treatment: LCSW Standards of Practice

Telebehavioral Health Institute

Laura Groshong, AM, LICSW, the Policy & Practice Director of the Clinical Social Work Association (CSWA), wrote an article entitled, LCSWs and the Use of Texting in Mental Health Treatment, with co-author Margot Aronson, LICSW, CSWA’s Policy & Practice Deputy … Read more.

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?

Five mobile apps that are reshaping mental health care

Waracle

When it comes to mental health, the needs and challenges of those needing support are very different. According to MIND , in the UK approximately 1 in 4 people will experience a mental health problem every year. Security & Mental Health Apps.

Americans’ Sense of Well-Being Falls to Great Recession Levels, Gallup Finds

Health Populi

Health Populi’s Hot Points: To further inform insights from the Gallup poll, I looked at a study From GfK on Navigating COVID-19, exploring changing consumers. The Great Recession was a direct hit on national and personal economics; health was an indirect impact.

A Q&A on Telehealth for Mental Health with Dr. Lindsay Henderson

American Well

adults experiencing a mental illness each year, but only about half receiving treatment, it’s important that we work to increase awareness for the different options that exist for individuals seeking care. In honor of Mental Illness Awareness Week, we sat down with Lindsay Henderson, PsyD, American Well’s Director of Psychological Services, to learn how telehealth is helping extend access to mental health treatment. With one in five U.S.

A Q&A on Telehealth for Mental Health with Dr. Lindsay Henderson

American Well

adults experiencing a mental illness each year, but only about half receiving treatment, it’s important that we work to increase awareness for the different options that exist for individuals seeking care. In honor of Mental Illness Awareness Week, we sat down with Lindsay Henderson, PsyD, American Well’s Director of Psychological Services, to learn how telehealth is helping extend access to mental health treatment. With one in five U.S.

Could a chat with a bot help improve mental health?

Digital Leaders HealthTech

To hear someone say we are facing a crisis in mental health is perhaps common to the point of cliché but it is a very real issue. The point is that demand for mental health services is far outweighing the available resources.

How Telemedicine Psychiatry Addresses Mental Health Access Issues

American Well

Telemedicine psychiatry , also called telepsychiatry, is helping patients across the country gain access to mental healthcare services. Using telepsychiatry , the health system has been able to: Reduce follow-up no show rates by 50%.

How Telemedicine Psychiatry Addresses Mental Health Access Issues

American Well

Telemedicine psychiatry, also called telepsychiatry, is helping patients across the country gain access to mental healthcare services. Using telepsychiatry , the health system has been able to: Reduce follow-up no show rates by 50%.

The Hair Economy in the COVID-19 Pandemic: Control, Wellness, and Self-Care

Health Populi

The barbershop and beauty salon are important community touch points for health, wellness, and social connection in so many peoples’ lives. But this first-wave impact of the pandemic and #StayHome mandates have exacted a price on financial and mental health.

The Coronavirus Impact on American Life, Part 1 – Life Disrupted, and Money Concerns

Health Populi

Nearly 3 in 4 Americans see their lives disrupted by the coronavirus pandemic, according to the early April Kaiser Family Foundation Health Tracking Poll.

Health Care and the Democratic Debates – Part 1 – Medicare For All, Rx Prices, Guns and Mental Health

Health Populi

Lester Holt, Savannah Guthrie, and Jose Diaz-Balart asked the ten candidates questions covering guns, butter (the economy), immigration, climate change, and of course, health care — what I’m focusing on in this post, the first of two-debate-days-in-a-row. health care.

Mental Health Awareness Month: Telehealth Addresses Escalating Needs

American Well

Mental Health Awareness Month has a nearly 70-year history of informing the public about one of the biggest medical issues affecting the country. While there are countless reasons why people skip making an appointment, part of the blame lies with lack of access to mental care.

Mental Health Awareness Month: Telehealth Addresses Escalating Needs

American Well

Mental Health Awareness Month has a nearly 70-year history of informing the public about one of the biggest medical issues affecting the country. While there are countless reasons why people skip making an appointment, part of the blame lies with lack of access to mental care.

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.

CMS Congressional Report: 85.4% of all Telehealth Users Had Mental Health Diagnosis

Telebehavioral Health Institute

Professionals looking for current metrics related to opportunities in telemental health or telebehavioral health will find a treasure-trove in the recent Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) Congressional report.

Protected: Texting in Behavioral Health as Professionals

Telebehavioral Health Institute

The post Protected: Texting in Behavioral Health as Professionals appeared first on TBH Institute Blog. Blog behavioral text messages behavioral text messaging mental health text messages texting therapyThere is no excerpt because this is a protected post.

LCSWs and the Use of Texting in Mental Health Treatment: Regulatory & Ethical Considerations in Text Therapy

Telebehavioral Health Institute

Laura Groshong, AM, LICSW, the Policy & Practice Director of the Clinical Social Work Association (CSWA), wrote an article entitled, LCSWs and the Use of Texting in Mental Health Treatment, with co-author Margot Aronson, LICSW, CSWA’s Policy & Practice Deputy … Read more. The post LCSWs and the Use of Texting in Mental Health Treatment: Regulatory & Ethical Considerations in Text Therapy appeared first on TBH Institute Blog.

CMS Congressional Report: 85.4% of all Telehealth Users Had Mental Health Diagnosis

Telebehavioral Health Institute

Professionals looking for current metrics related to opportunities in telemental health or telebehavioral health will find a treasure-trove in the recent Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) Congressional report.

Behavioral Health Associated with 70% Increase in Healthcare Spending

BHM Healthcare Solutions

Editor’s Note: Many of your most challenging claims and cases likely present a behavioral health component. Due to the behavioral healthcare shortages described in this blog, BHM offers a reviewer network with the most sub-specialties. percent had a mental health disorder.

Remote Prescribing - The Role of Telehealth

Health Recovery Solutions

In January, HRS published a blog post advocating for the use of remote prescribing to combat the opioid crisis and provide needed medications to patients struggling with opioid use disorders (OUDs). telehealth mental health addiction treatment policy legislation

Self-Care is Healthcare for Everyday People

Health Populi

Patients are the new healthcare payors, and as such, taking on the role of health consumers. In fact, health and wellness consumers have existed since a person purchased the first toothpaste, aspirin, heating pad, and moisturizing cream at retail.

Telehealth Usage and Coverage Continues to Increase Throughout the US

Clocktree

The US Department of Health and Human Services estimates that currently 60% of all healthcare institutions and about 45% of all hospitals are using telehealth in one way or another. 49 states cover telemental health services, and 36 cover various other telehealth services.

Consumers Are Looking For Greater Telehealth Access

Clocktree

If you would like to learn more about the benefits of implementing telehealth into your practice check out our other blog posts or Clocktree telehealth platform. Telehealth Telemedicine Healthcare Mental HealthConsumers continue to wish for more virtual care options, creating better overall access to healthcare.

As Medical Cost Trend Remains Flat, Patients Face Growing Health Consumer Financial Stress

Health Populi

There’s this macro-health economic story, and then there’s the micro-economics of healthcare for the household. The second graphic, labeled Figure 3, compares national health spending as a share of U.S.

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. Due to the behavioral healthcare shortages described in this blog, BHM offers a reviewer network with the most sub-specialties.

Remote Prescribing - The Role of Telehealth

Health Recovery Solutions

In January, HRS published a blog post advocating for the use of remote prescribing to combat the opioid crisis and provide needed medications to patients struggling with opioid use disorders (OUDs). telehealth mental health addiction treatment policy legislation

Text Messaging Therapy & App Security in Telehealth

Telebehavioral Health Institute

Licensed behavioral health practitioners must be mindful about HIPAA while interacting with or discussing identifiable clients/patients through texting. The post Text Messaging Therapy & App Security in Telehealth appeared first on TBH Institute Blog. Blog behavioral text messages behavioral texting mental health text messages Text EncryptionText messaging and app security in telehealth?

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How Telehealth is Reaching Patients Far Beyond Their Couch at Home

GlobalMed

Take a moment to explore some of our favorite blogs and discover the unexpected ways telehealth is transforming healthcare. Telepsych and Mental Health in The Workplace. Evidence-Based Telehealth Mental Health Patient Engagement Remote Care Tele-Emergency Care Virtual Care

TBHI’s & SAMHSA’s Telebehavioral Health Consumer Education Webinar Is Now Available

Telebehavioral Health Institute

SAMHSA-Sponsored Telebehavioral Health Webinar Is Now Available On the 15th of August 2018, the Telebehavioral Health Institute Faculty (TBHI Faculty) and Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), Behavioral Health Information Technology and Standards (BHITS) initiative, presented two free … Read more.

TBHI’s & SAMHSA’s Telebehavioral Health Provider Education Webinar Is Now Available

Telebehavioral Health Institute

SAMHSA-Sponsored Telebehavioral Health Webinar Is Now Available On the 21st of August 2018, the Telebehavioral Health Institute Faculty (TBHI Faculty) and Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), Behavioral Health Information Technology and Standards (BHITS) initiative, presented a free Telebehavioral Health webinar … Read more.

Psych Central podcast: “We often feel very isolated, but we have a lot more in common than we realize.”

Society for Participatory Medicine

Psych Central is the terrific mental health community mentioned by “Doc Tom” Ferguson in the e-Patient White Paper, the founding document of our Society. (At Psych Central is one example of how the internet has altered what’s possible in health and care.

The COVID19 Consumer: #AloneTogether and More Health Aware

Health Populi

Department of Health and Human Services on the nation’s response to the coronavirus pandemic, published March 13, 2020, forecasts a plan looking 18 months out. Health Populi’s Hot Points: In the U.S.,

How a Communication Platform Can Support Recovery

Synzi

The Importance of Recovery Month The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) sponsors Recovery Month every September to educate Americans that substance use treatment and mental health services can enable those with mental and substance use disorders to live healthy … Read More.

The Big Unlock: How COVID-19 will Unlock a New Care Future

American Well

I recently had the pleasure of representing Aligned Telehealth and our Amwell family at ‘The Big Unlock’ virtual event where we dove into the question: How will connected health technology change the future of healthcare?

Responsibilities of the LCSW Providing Text Therapy

Telebehavioral Health Institute

Laura Groshong, AM, LICSW, the Policy & Practice Director of the Clinical Social Work Association (CSWA), wrote an article entitled, LCSWs and the Use of Texting in Mental Health Treatment, with co-author Margot Aronson, LICSW, CSWA’s Policy & Practice Deputy … Read more.