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.

How to work with innovation in digital mental health

Digital Leaders HealthTech

Many mental health clients face various roadblocks to obtaining healthcare that works for them: Lack of Education Regarding Mental Health. The Benefits of Digital Treatment An d Delivery Systems For Mental Health Patients. Digital Mental Health Innovations.

Art As Medicine – WHO Weaves the Evidence for Arts’ Role in Improving Health

Health Populi

“What’s the evidence on the role of the arts in improving health and well-being?” ” asks a report from the World Health Organization ‘s Europe region team (WHO-Europe).

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.

Financial Stress Is An Epidemic In America, Everyday Health Finds

Health Populi

Stress is a way of American life, based on the findings in The United States of Stress , a survey from Everyday Health. Everyday Health polled 6,700 U.S. adults between 18 and 64 years of age about their perspectives on stress, anxiety, panic, and mental and behavioral health.

Patients have ambitious health goals, and look to doctors for help

Health Populi

Consumers have health goals across many dimensions, topped with eating well, getting fit, reducing stress, sleeping better, feeling mentally well, and improving personal finances. Consumers embrace their food habits as a key self-care determinant of health.

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.

Koen Kas, the Gardener of Health Tech Delights

Health Populi

I’ve observed this, too, in my own work in retail health and consumer-facing healthcare and wellness projects, especially as patients in the U.S. You can explore more about the role of experience for health consumers in this Health Populi post.

#093: Brain in a Dish: Personalizing Depression Treatment for Every Individual

Digital Health Today

In this episode we dive into mental health. Fewer than half of those suffering from depression are able to receive treatment due to limited resources, a lack of trained Health care providers, and of course, the social stigma that is still sadly associated with mental disorders.

SAMHSA Telebehavioral Health Webinars with Dr. Marlene Maheu

Telebehavioral Health Institute

The post SAMHSA Telebehavioral Health Webinars with Dr. Marlene Maheu appeared first on TBH Institute Blog.

Americans Growing Health Consumer Muscles and Knowledge: McKinsey

Health Populi

McKinsey’s consumer research identified four themes: affordability as a pressing consumer concern; lack of continuity of care for many consumers; growing demand for digital convenience and access; and, greater willingness to partake in health care programs that lower costs, if made available.

Enhancing Student Wellness through School-Based Telemedicine

South Central Telehealth Resource Center

The School Telemedicine in Arkansas (STAR) program is collecting data that supports the feasibility and success of offering real-time telehealth services in rural School-Based Health Centers (SBHCs). Year 3 – Oral Health. Year 1: Behavioral Health. Year 3: Oral Health.

Employers Take on Health Activism, Embracing Behavioral Health, Virtual Care, AI, and Transparency

Health Populi

employers are growing activist roles as stakeholders in the healthcare system, according to the 2019 Large Employers Health Care Strategy and Plan Design Survey from the National Business Group on Health (NBGH). More U.S.

Perspectives on Being a Health Psychologist

TheraNest

An Overview of Health Psychology. What is Health Psychology? The American Psychological Association writes that “health psychologists study how patients handle illness, why some people don’t follow medical advice and the most effective ways to control pain or change poor health habits.”

Heart-Work Exhaustion

TheraNest

As a mental health professional, compassion and a strong desire to help are the foundations of the helping field. Emotional and mental distress. There are many ways CF can impact a helper both mentally and emotionally, below a few examples are listed: Unmotivated.

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.

How much is AI really moving the needle on health?

Digital Leaders HealthTech

When it comes to health and wellness, most people have a similar goal: we want to live a healthier, longer , and happier life. The promise of AI to solve our health and wellness woes almost seems inevitable. Sometimes what truly matters for health and happiness is doing less.

BBC Documentary Shows Nuances of Diabulimia, Increases Awareness of the Disorder in UK

Insulin Nation

Allan reports a spike in the number of representatives from National Health Service departments across the country who have contacted the charity for training.

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.,

Is talking to software the next big step in healthcare delivery?

The cHealth Blog

I’ve written about the need to adopt the use of technology to create one-to-many care delivery models in several recent blog posts looking at technology and the provider , voice technology , and connected health for our aging population. Provider to Patient Ratios by 2020.

Diabetes-Related Distress Leads to Higher A1C Scores

Insulin Nation

This increases the risk of more frequent episodes of hypoglycemia and diabetic ketoacidosis, which of course results in more stressful situations in diabetes management. He said supporting the mental health of a person with Type 1 diabetes is crucial in managing the condition.

10 Books Every New Therapist Should Read

TheraNest

Andrew Weiss’ approach to learning basic mindfulness techniques is a critical read for any new therapist who wants to stay on the cutting edge of emotional awareness and cognitive clarity as they relate to mental health. Best Therapy Books.

Physician Burnout is a Public Health Crisis

BHM Healthcare Solutions

Editor’s Note: Given the rapidly changing health care environment, it is critical to quantify the economic impact physicians have on society. BHM watches health trends and understands the importance of improving and changing with the industry. Physician burnout is a public health issue that “urgently demands action” from the rest of the healthcare industry, according to a report from Harvard University and Massachusetts trade groups.

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.

“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? These apps are mostly targeting obesity, mental health, and diabetes. Meanwhile, the mHealth Economics 2017 study states that major app stores feature around 325,000 unique health apps.

Push Doctor Announces Management Changes : CEO Eren Ozagir steps down from the board

Lloyd Price

Push Doctor, the UK’s leading digital health provider, has confirmed Eren Ozagir, CEO of Push Doctor, decided to step down from the board and the Company earlier in the summer.

Perspectives on Being a Health Psychologist

TheraNest

An Overview of Health Psychology. What is Health Psychology? The American Psychological Association writes that “health psychologists study how patients handle illness, why some people don’t follow medical advice and the most effective ways to control pain or change poor health habits.” In short, health psychologists focus on the relationship between physical and mental health. What do Health Psychologist Do? Becoming a Health Psychologist.

Perspectives on Being a Health Psychologist

TheraNest

An Overview of Health Psychology. What is Health Psychology? The American Psychological Association writes that “health psychologists study how patients handle illness, why some people don’t follow medical advice and the most effective ways to control pain or change poor health habits.” In short, health psychologists focus on the relationship between physical and mental health. What do Health Psychologist Do? Becoming a Health Psychologist.

Heart-Work Exhaustion

TheraNest

As a mental health professional, compassion and a strong desire to help are the foundations of the helping field. The term can be described as the emotional and mental toll on an individual due to repetitive exposure experienced through the telling or eyewitness account of another individuals’ traumatic event. Emotional and mental distress. There are many ways CF can impact a helper both mentally and emotionally, below a few examples are listed: Unmotivated.

Heart-Work Exhaustion

TheraNest

As a mental health professional, compassion and a strong desire to help are the foundations of the helping field. The term can be described as the emotional and mental toll on an individual due to repetitive exposure experienced through the telling or eyewitness account of another individuals’ traumatic event. Emotional and mental distress. There are many ways CF can impact a helper both mentally and emotionally, below a few examples are listed: Unmotivated.

Siilo founder : Burnout is a serious issue in Healthcare and Technology plays a leading role

Lloyd Price

As revealed by the British Medical Association’s (BMA) recent report into the wellbeing of health and care professionals, being a doctor in 2019 isn’t all that great. But, in absolute numbers, we’re seeing the health and clinical workforce decline.

The Tone of Your Voice Holds the Secret to Moving Connected Health to the Next Level

The cHealth Blog

Not only the obvious things, like heart and lung sounds, but how you look (comfortable or in distress), your mood, the strength of your voice when you talk, the sound of your cough (if you have one) and your mental state. Of course, it will never be 100% and it shouldn’t be.

Security Appliances and FHIR Servers

Health Intersections

Of course it’s a very bad idea to rely solely on the client to solve all your security needs. the appliance will see the that the response is marked as a mental health encounter, and change the response to a 404 Not Found with an appropriate error message.

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From the Couch to the Screen

TheraNest

My name is Tiffany Chhuom and I’m a therapist, researcher, and the owner of EthTech: a consulting firm on technology and ethics for mental health professionals. Staying Safe and Relevant in 2019.

The rise of Counselling Apps - could they ever replace Face-to-Face therapy?

Lloyd Price

The situation is so unmanageable that the NHS website itself suggests that people in need of mental healthcare look into going private. For years, people have looked online for mental health information and support, whether that was because of a fear of stigma or lack of local resources.

Matt Hancock’s artificially intelligent NHS needs careful scrutiny

Lloyd Price

Health Secretary Matt Hancock went all out on prevention last week, detailing his ‘better than cure’ vision for the NHS. Securing our nation’s health requires a significant and sustained effort to prevent illness and support good physical and mental health,” he said. “We

5 Great Advantages of Telehealth in Australia

Doctoroo

Over the past few years, telehealth has proven to be a great innovation allowing people in the health care industry to think about as well as deliver mental health services. For such people, getting regular health checks is no walk in the park. All of those patients living in communities with restricted access to healthcare would have the same access to health monitoring as patients in other developed areas of the city.

Too Old for Telemedicine? Seniors Say Otherwise

GlobalMed

That isn’t the world most of us live in, of course. Your mother is likely to be immediately sent from her nursing home to a hospital where beeping monitors and recurring staff visits will make it hard for her to sleep, which will weaken her already fragile health.

Quarterly Thought Conference ARCHIVED – Expanding Quality Metrics to Include Telehealth

South Central Telehealth Resource Center

Follow-up Participant Questions: Q: We should not look at chronic conditions and behavioral health as separate categories rather they are inextricably interconnected. For example, untreated behavioral conditions impede or prevent chronic medical condition recovery or improvement, hence significantly driving up health total care costs. One that many ask about is mental and behavioral health and to do that as a separate category. Click here to view presentation.

How to Safely Take a Vacation From Your Diabetes

Insulin Nation

While I know these kinds of food choices are doing nothing for my overall health, I know they are doing wonderful things for my mental health. Sometimes taking a vacation doesn’t mean changing your physical routine, but your mental one.