Physicians Don’t Talk Enough with Patients About Non-Medical Needs

Health Populi

The Doctor-Patient Conversation , a survey conducted for the Samueli Foundation by the Harris Poll, examined how patients feel about their health, healthcare, and relationships with physicians. The achievement of any State in the promotion and protection of health is of value to all.”

Patients’ Expectations for Health Beyond Care: Think Food, Exercise, Emotions, Sleep and Finance

Health Populi

People want to make health with their health care providers, and they want more than care from them: most patients are looking for support with healthy eating, exercise, emotional support, sleep, stress management, social relationships, and financial health.

The Promise of Telehealth for Older People – the U-M National Poll on Healthy Aging

Health Populi

And so, too, are older folks re-imagining how and where their health care services could be delivered and consumed. Health Populi’s Hot Points: I recently collaborated with HealthMine on a survey looking into Medicare Advantage members’ views of health and digital technology.

Costs, Consumerism, Cyber and Care, Everywhere – The 2019 Health Populi TrendCast

Health Populi

The tea leaves have been brewing here at THINK-Health as we prepared our 2019 forecast at the convergence of consumers, health, and technology. Expect health care costs and access to be at least as important to U.S. Today is Boxing Day and St.

People Want to Flourish, Not Just Live – Speaking Health Politics to Real People

Health Populi

“How should we define ‘health?'” Eight years later, in May 2019, I read Reimagining Health – Flourishing in the 7th May 2019 issue of JAMA with some feelings of déjà vu. Flourishing by definition means “to grow” or “to prosper.”

What #CES2019 5 Tech Trends to Watch Mean for Health/Care

Health Populi

As #CES2019 kicks off in Las Vegas with today’s first Media Day, the Consumer Technology Association presented its forecast on the 5 Technology Trends to Watch in 2019 — and they all play into health, wellness, and medical care. Digital Health Tech Empowers Patients.

Making Health Care Better, from the N of 1 to the Public’s Health – Trend-Weaving Medecision Liberation 2019

Health Populi

Health and our health information are deeply personal. Changing health care and inspiring positive health behaviors is hard to do. The inspiration started within minutes as Deb shared several personal stories involving the health care system and its flaws.

What the Pew Report on Trust and Distrust in America Means for Health/Care, El Paso and Dayton — Pogo Rears His Head Again

Health Populi

I’ve tracked that social trend here in Health Populi each year since covering the Edelman Trust Barometer , which has traced the downward sloping curve on trust globally and certainly in the U.S. Health Populi’s Hot Points: This last point gives us some hope, perhaps.

Teletherapy is closing the provider gap in rural North Dakota

Clocktree

There is a nationwide shortage of mental health services, but this shortage is even more pronounced in rural states like North Dakota. In response to the shortage, the state has boosted telemedicine as an option for mental health care. It’s helped them reach more patients in rural areas and those who can’t travel far for mental health care, including the elderly. “We’ve

Self-Care Is Healthcare In Consumers’ Hands, Peaking on Google Trends

Health Populi

I’ll be speaking about the “disruptive” new retail health era in the larger context of the evolution of self-care. Google Trends for self-care provide but one key data point making my case for self-care among people seeking more control over health, costs, and care.

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.

The True Costs of Diabetes Go Well Beyond the Wallet

Health Populi

The daily life of a person managing diabetes feels many costs: at work, on relationships, at play, during sleep, on time, on mental health, and to be sure, on personal finances. Upwell Health surveyed 5,255 people with diabetes online in 2017.

Good Coffee + Engaging Design + Banking = Financial Health

Health Populi

” Here’s the video of the Capital One Cafe experience: Health Populi’s Hot Points: Financial health is part of peoples’ overall definition of health and well-being.

Celebrating “Labor Day” Welcoming Natalist to Our Health Ecosystem

Health Populi

There are many definitions of the word, “labor.” ” Oxford Dictionary provides context for the definition as follows: To work, as in especially hard physical work. Halle took time with me to answer a few questions about Natalist for the Health Populi blog.

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

Insulin Nation

And, according to DWED’s founder, Jacqueline Allan, “it’s definitely rais[ing] a lot of awareness.” Allan reports a spike in the number of representatives from National Health Service departments across the country who have contacted the charity for training.

New mothers to be offered NHS counselling by Skype to tackle post-natal depression

mHealth Insight

Laura Donnelly, Health Editor at the Telegraph reports on how new mothers will be offered counselling by Skype under NHS plans to tackle post-natal depression.

Mental & Physical Health: Connecting the Dots

Insulin Nation

Intuitively, we all know that mood impacts how we take care of our physical health. . If you’re struggling with depression, anxiety, and stress, it’s time to look at improving your physical health habits for big mental health results, explains Alexis Elliott , LCSW, LISW-CP, CDE, a health coach with specialties in diabetes, eating disorders, and nutrition. Sleep deprivation definitely increases your cravings for processed, sugary foods!

Implementation Of Telehealth Services Update: Survey

BHM Healthcare Solutions

SGP CEO Dan D’Orazio noted that the definition of telemedicine varies throughout the medical community, ranging from mature connections in life-threatening situations to simpler connections used to help patients with a cold or sore throat.

5 Tips To Make Your Online Presence Pop as a Therapist

TheraNest

Marketing Tips for Mental Health Professionals . Definitely. Keep the communication channels flowing freely by ensuring the following details are accurate on your personal website or listing: Insurance: The logistics of health insurance are complicated enough.

Meditation app Calm hits a $250M valuation amid an explosion of interest in Mindfulness Apps

Lloyd Price

Just a few years ago, it might have been a bit of a challenge to convince investors that a mindfulness app would end up being a big business — but thanks to an increasing focus on mental health from both startups and larger companies, companies like Calm are now capturing the excitement of investors.

Do Medicare providers located at a Distant Site have to be hospital-based to provide services?

South Central Telehealth Resource Center

This answer is based on the research below: Medicare recognizes distant site practitioners who may receive payment for covered telehealth services as physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, nurse-midwives, clinical nurse specialists, certified registered nurse anesthetists, clinical psychologists, and clinical social workers (some stipulations exist for social workers billing for mental health). Do you need technical assistance?

Why telemedicine and remote patient monitoring demand will skyrocket in 2019

Redox

If you were to ask someone on the street what they consider the most impactful digital health innovation over the last five years, there’s a good chance their response would be, “telemedicine”. As you might expect, this being healthcare and all, there isn’t one definition of “telemedicine”. Store-and-forward (asynchronous) video conferencing: transmission of a recorded health history to a health practitioner, usually a specialist.

A1c Tip: Completely Change How You Treat Low Blood Sugars

Insulin Nation

That big swing high, followed by a big bolus of insulin which swings you down low, followed by another binge on food and yet another high — yes, that’s impacting your physical health, your mental health, your A1c, and your relationship with diabetes.

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

Insulin Nation

Most likely, depression is going to affect things like your relationships, education, career, social life, family, and overall health. . If you think you are struggling with depression, the American Diabetes Association and the National Institute of Mental Health recommend the following steps: Talk to your healthcare team! Definitely, consider seeing a therapist. It is a massive understatement to say that diabetes can be “stressful”.

When You Have to Break Confidentiality as a Therapist

TheraNest

In other cases, you are obligated to breach confidentiality in the name of public safety or your client’s health. The Definition of Therapist Confidentiality. When Can Client Confidentiality be Broken?

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The Power of Words in Healthcare: A Patient-Friendly Lexicon. Top 10 List #WordsDoMatter Project

Society for Participatory Medicine

The use of this trendy word skyrocketed several years ago and has led to start-ups, tools, apps, workgroups, behavior change strategies, research studies and mission statements (among other things) all focused on this topic, without a consistent definition of what it actually means.

Elevated BG and Dementia: What’s the Risk?

Insulin Nation

Exercise and good diet are definite keys, but less understood is the value of training on the mind. So if you’re worried about cognitive decline, these studies might be a good excuse to be proactive with your mental health. Commentary.

5 Tips To Make Your Online Presence Pop as a Therapist

TheraNest

Marketing Tips for Mental Health Professionals . Definitely. Keep the communication channels flowing freely by ensuring the following details are accurate on your personal website or listing: Insurance: The logistics of health insurance are complicated enough. This post has been guest-authored by Zencare as part of our guest post series. Learn more about Zencare at the bottom of this post.

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. It has definitely been in the back of my mind that I’m wearing a billboard and any perceived misbehavior of mine could look bad for the company.

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When You Have to Break Confidentiality as a Therapist

TheraNest

In other cases, you are obligated to breach confidentiality in the name of public safety or your client’s health. The Definition of Therapist Confidentiality. Explaining the limits of confidentiality before starting any therapy whatsoever may be a preferable choice to allowing a client to unwittingly breach confidentiality and then have the therapist’s legally-obligated actions land the client behind bars or in a mental institution. When Can Client Confidentiality be Broken?

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When You Have to Break Confidentiality as a Therapist

TheraNest

In other cases, you are obligated to breach confidentiality in the name of public safety or your client’s health. The Definition of Therapist Confidentiality. Explaining the limits of confidentiality before starting any therapy whatsoever may be a preferable choice to allowing a client to unwittingly breach confidentiality and then have the therapist’s legally-obligated actions land the client behind bars or in a mental institution. When Can Client Confidentiality be Broken?

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Voice Health Summit Spotlight 2018

Consumer eHealth Engagement

Since the year 2000, the health technology industry has evolved from websites (e.g. Voice Health in Action. Cedars-Sinai helped Sopris Health create an experience and workflow catered to hospitalist. Senior Living & Home Health. Lessons from Voice Health Innovators.