A Breakthrough, Sobering Report on Teens and Young Adults, Digital Health and Social Media Use: Implications for Mental Health

Health Populi

There are also hundreds of stories written in both mass media outlets and professional journals on the topic of TYAs and mental health: especially relative to depression and suicidality. Rideout is the go-to expert on media and health, with a special interest in children and media.

Mental Health Informatics

Christina's Considerations

The current issue of the Annals of Family Medicine includes two articles that deal with mental health and information technology. There are many assumptions about mental health in the age of digital health, so perhaps the findings of this research. Health Information Technology and Telehealth Healthy Children and Families Personal Health Records Social Media & mHealth The Patient Experience

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Mental Health Informatics

Christina's Considerations

The current issue of the Annals of Family Medicine includes two articles that deal with mental health and information technology. There are many assumptions about mental health in the age of digital health, so perhaps the findings of this research. Health Information Technology and Telehealth Healthy Children and Families Personal Health Records Social Media & mHealth The Patient Experience

From Dr. Fauci to Peloton, Healthcare and Wellness Baked Into Ad Age’s Top 20 Brands for 2020

Health Populi

” This moment to them as well as to me, is heavily baked with health and wellness on consumers’ minds. Among the brands that directly play into health and wellness are Dr. Fauci (yes, he’s a brand and the most-trusted voice on coronavirus science in the U.S.; Arguably, other brands among the 20 foster health and wellness at home: Animal Crossing, the video game, has helped people pass the time and be entertained inside at home during our shelter-in-place orders.

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. Today in America, electronic health records (EHRs) are implemented in most physician offices and virtually all hospitals. Chapter 5 of my book, HealthConsuming: From Health Consumer to Health Citizen , details the promise of digital health: wearable, shareable and virtual.

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. But we must and we will, a group of inspiring and inspired people who work across the health/care ecosystem affirmed this week in Dallas at the conference of Medecision Liberation 2019. The inspiration started within minutes as Deb shared several personal stories involving the health care system and its flaws.

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.

Physicians and Technology: Avoiding Burnout

Advanced Medical Reviews

A third and probably biggest reason for this burnout is stress from utilizing health information technology (HIT), specifically electronic health record (EHR) systems. Dr. Charles Carnel, Medical Director at AMR, adds, “Here at AMR, we try to make the most efficient use of health information technology for our physician employees. Clinical information and documentation are all streamlined through our web interface.

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10 Ways Telemedicine Supports Behavioral Health

GlobalMed

adults live with a mental illness – but only 42 percent of them receive behavioral health services. Cost, social stigma, inability to access care and other factors can all play a role in the ongoing crisis that is untreated mental illness. Many individuals with mental health issues can lead successful lives with the right support. Because patients usually encounter police before doctors during a mental health crisis, they also face higher risk of arrest.

COVID-19’s Consumer Health Care Behaviors: Telehealth, Trauma, and Trust, via PwC

Health Populi

A new report from PwC looks at peoples’ changes in health behaviors in the first two months of the pandemic, asking whether these changes will stick “after” the pandemic fades. Before the pandemic, the top obstacles to healthy living were mental health concerns, feeling isolated, too much time spent using technology, and a limited choice of healthy food options. This will be part of the new normal for health care in America — and justifiably so.

SAMHSA to Sponsor FREE Telehealth Webinars with Dr. Marlene Maheu

Telebehavioral Health Institute

Join Us for Two Compelling Webinars on Telebehavioral Health Presented by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), Behavioral Health Information Technology and Standards (BHITS) initiative Webinar 1 – Telebehavioral Health and the Consumer Wednesday August 15 2:00 … Read more.

Breaking the Cycle of Financial Toxicity

GlobalMed

Hospital stays, outpatient visits, tests and medications can all add up, even when patients have health insurance. A distress common to Americans with serious or chronic diseases, financial toxicity can diminish treatment outcomes and impact physical and mental health. Deductibles in job-based health plans in the U.S. A study from the Commonwealth Fund found 24 million Americans with employer health plans are struggling with high medical costs.

Faster Pace for Corporate Investments and Behavioral Health in COVID-Driven Digital Health Era

Health Populi

The pace of digital health investments quickened in the first half of 2020, based on Rock Health’s look at health-tech financing in mid-year. Digital health companies garnered $5.4 billion in the first half of the year, record-setting according to Rock Health.

6 Ways to Drive Higher Medicaid Reimbursement with Telemedicine

GlobalMed

Fortunately, there’s a solution that can benefit both provider revenue and population health: telemedicine. While virtual health can’t solve every Medicaid issue, it can dismantle many typical roadblocks: Providers and patients can meet as scheduled even if the patient has missed their bus or had a childcare cancellation. Medicaid is the largest payer for mental health services in the United States. Almost a third of physicians don’t accept Medicaid patients.

Most Workers and their Employers Want to Receive Digital Healthcare On-Demand

Health Populi

Most employers and their workers see the benefits of digital health in helping make health care more accessible and lower-cost, according to survey research published in Health on Demand from Mercer Marsh Benefits.

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.

Health Consumers Are Now Amazon-Primed for Healthcare – HealthConsuming Explains, Part 2

Health Populi

As patients now assume the role of health consumer, they rationally expect retail-level experiences with greater first-dollar payment for health insurance, health care services and medical products like prescription drugs. Consumers know what good retail looks and feels like, and are focusing that experiential lens on health care, Aflac found when their Workforces Survey polled Americans on what they’d like their health insurance shopping process to feel like.

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The Home and Low-Touch Health Care – a Health Consumer Update from Capgemini

Health Populi

The coronavirus pandemic has been a wake-up call for patients-as-consumers, seeking lower-touch health care services at home or closer-to-home in community health hubs. The need for a holistic platform the serves up a continuum-of-care tools across the patient journey became evident in a matter of months, Capgemini Research Institute calls out in The Health Fix , a research report assessing peoples’ perspectives on health care in the Age of COVIOD-19.

Has inclusion been lost in the digital transformation of the NHS?

Digital Leaders HealthTech

COVID-19 has been a catalyst for fast-tracking the digital transformation of the NHS and many have turned to digital for health information and access to services. In addition, in one month, our COVID-19 mental health hub page received more than 5,000 views.

Why FaceTime Should Absolutely Never Be Used for Teletherapy

TheraNest

According to the Telebehavioral Health Institute , “ HIPAA regulation demands that providers contracting with vendors must execute a contract known as a business associate agreement before any health information can be shared, exchanged, or transmitted via their services.

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Why Therapists Should Use HIPAA-Compliant Telehealth Platforms During COVID-19

TheraNest

In an effort to increase access to remote medical services during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the Office of Civil Rights (OCR) has recently announced that they will exercise enforcement discretion and will not impose penalties for noncompliance with the regulatory requirements of HIPAA Rules against covered health care providers in connection with the good faith provision of telehealth.

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Shaping the future of health technologies

Digital Leaders HealthTech

I’m a health systems guy and these lists are about health technologies that have moved health systems forward, rather than deep or niche technologies. The best health tech powering our healthcare systems: 2010-2020. Digital health records. Mobile health.

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.

Healthdirect Australia partners with Coviu to power its video consulting service

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Healthdirect Australia , a national public health information service in the country, recently announced that it will be working with home-grown telehealth startup Coviu, to power its government-funded healthdirect Video Call service. It is managed by Healthdirect Australia on behalf of the Commonwealth Department of Health, WA Health and Victorian Department of Health and Human Services.

How to switch from phone to video telehealth on a limited budget

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

The Institute for Family Health based in New Paltz, New York, is one of the largest federally qualified health center networks in New York State. It operates 32 community health centers located in medically underserved communities in the Bronx, Brooklyn and Manhattan, which have been exceptionally hard hit by the COVID-19 pandemic; and in Ulster and Dutchess counties, 90 miles north of New York City. " Elizabeth Lever, Institute for Family Health.

Telemedicine triage kiosks reduce ER visits by 11% for ACO

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Many AICNY beneficiaries reside in group homes and use Federally Qualified Community Health Centers. A large number of the beneficiaries present multiple complex chronic health conditions with a high coexistence of mental health conditions making the coordination of care more complex and inefficient. There are a great many telemedicine technology and services vendors on the health IT market today. All that information is sent from HealthEC to eClinicalWorks.

9 Best Telemedicine Newsletters You Should Be Reading to Keep Up With the Industry

Enzyme Health

Close For Clinicians For Employers Telehealth Jobs Family Medicine General Practice Emergency Medicine Internal Medicine Nurse Practitioners Family Nurse Practitioners Physician Assistants Psychiatry / Mental Health Hospitalist Dont see your specialty? Blog Login Sign Up 9 Best Telemedicine Newsletters You Should Be Reading to Keep Up With the Industry Enzyme Health Team March 27, 2019 In an industry that can feel isolating, it’s important to keep connected.

Best Telehealth Podcasts for Healthcare Professionals

Enzyme Health

Close For Clinicians For Employers Telehealth Jobs Family Medicine General Practice Emergency Medicine Internal Medicine Nurse Practitioners Family Nurse Practitioners Physician Assistants Psychiatry / Mental Health Hospitalist Dont see your specialty? Blog Login Sign Up Best Telehealth Podcasts for Healthcare Professionals Enzyme Health Team February 13, 2019 Want to add some telemedicine content to your podcast queue?

A Fresh Look at Telehealth Patient Demographics in 2019

Enzyme Health

We’ve compiled the latest information about what telehealth patients look like in 2019, and their makeup might surprise you. Recent telehealth adoption statistics show a strong growing trend in favor of the service - According to a 2019 report from nonprofit FAIR Health , telehealth utilization grew 53% from 2016 to 2017 nationwide, more than any other service, including urgent care, retail clinics, ambulatory surgery centers, and ERs.

How Public Health Crises Have Advanced Medical Technologies

InTouch Health

Several major health crises forced the industry to reconsider the status quo, leading to sweeping changes throughout the United States’ health system. Local governments also started investing in detailed health statistics, so they could track the spread of the disease.

5 Challenges and Solutions for Improving Telehealth Adoption Rates

InTouch Health

Health systems that use telehealth can take on more new patients, improve patient outcomes, and reduce the overall cost of care by reducing hospital readmission rates and the average patient length of stay. Facilities and health networks may be hesitant to launch a telehealth program if many of their patients lack access to the internet. However, many facilities and health systems lack access to this technology. Helping Communities in Need Access Telehealth Services.

A Romanticised History of SPM

Society for Participatory Medicine

Doc Tom” Ferguson (Wikipedia) envisioned health care as an equal partnership between e-patients and health professionals and systems that support them. The medical editor of the Millenium Whole Earth Catalog (1994), he founded Medical Self-Care magazine, wrote the visionary 1996 book Health Online: How To Find Health Information, Support Groups, And Self Help Communities In Cyberspace , and authored several papers in the BMJ, as early as 2000.

How Telehealth Can Improve Access to Specialty Healthcare

InTouch Health

Additionally, the patient’s primary care provider may have trouble sharing information with the specialty provider, which can delay access to care and worsen patient outcomes. InTouch Health recently partnered with Sharp Healthcare in San Diego, California to improve access to specialty healthcare using a state-of-the-art telehealth program. The program is also designed to increase collaboration between providers, so everyone has access to the latest information.

What’s Next for Home Health Programs and Select Condition Scenarios

Perficient

In the final post of this series, I highlight a few specific scenarios and outline next steps for home health programs (HHP). To collect this information, payers have to create new channels of data exchange with lab vendors or providers to get lab results. Mental Health.

Health Home Program and Data: New Challenges for Care Plans

Perficient Data & Analytics

The Affordable Care Act of 2010, Section 2703, introduced Health Home Program (HHP) for Medicaid recipients with chronic conditions. These conditions include, but are not limited to, hypertension, diabetes, obesity, serious mental illness and substance use disorder. The Center for Medicare Services (CMS) oversees the Health Home Program, but each state has a health home authority that creates and manages their HHP. Mental health data is critical to the program.

It takes a Tribe: A new model of type 1 diabetes care in Australia

Insulin Nation

With a focus on building community, peer-led information exchange, creative health programs, and social support, the Family Centre does diabetes differently and represents a new model of care for people with type 1 diabetes. Mindset and mental wellness.

Plug & Play Programs to Enhance Your Benefits Offering

Health Portal Solutions

Healthcare Advocacy When a member needs help untangling claims or billing errors, getting a second opinion, transferring medical records, or estimating healthcare costs, members and family members can use their health advocate. Member Health Information Dashboard The Health Information Dashboard prompts members to address their personal gaps in care. Health Tips, Videos, and Interactive Tools Managing personal health is a daily activity.

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.

#PatientsIncluded statement for SPM’s Second Annual Conference: #SPM2018

Society for Participatory Medicine

17 in Boston, attached to the prestigious Connected Health conference. Vera Rulon has been a caregiver for her great-uncle and her mother and is an active patient in improving her own health. She is also a frequent speaker, writer, and consultant on participatory health issues.

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. CRISP’s magic button to give docs “a broader scale of information.”.

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