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

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.

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.

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.

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. 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. Nearly one in five U.S.

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. This will be part of the new normal for health care in America — and justifiably so.

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.

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. Medicaid is the largest payer for mental health services in the United States. Almost a third of physicians don’t accept Medicaid patients.

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.

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. Joseph Health.

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

TheraNest

Although the OCR has temporarily lifted regulations regarding HIPAA-compliance and telehealth platforms, it is still best practice to use a HIPAA secure telehealth platform to deliver mental health care to your clients.

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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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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.

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.

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.

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. 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?

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?

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. While mental health used to take up the largest share of telehealth work, it moved from first to fifth on the list, representing only 7% of insurance claim distribution.

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. This ensures that the specialist has all the information they need when treating a new patient.

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. In 1995 John Grohol launched Psych Central , the Internet’s largest and oldest independent mental health online resource.

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.

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. Looking for best-in-breed benefit programs for your plan members?

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.

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.

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.

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.

Using Telehealth Apps to Increase Healthcare Access

American Well

Given that 61% of Americans look for health information online, and maybe more, it should be no surprise that there are telehealth apps available. Meeting Health System Goals. These days, apps are everywhere, from smart phones to renamed programs on PCs.

#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.

Storing Health Records On Your Phone: Can Apple Live Up To Its Privacy Values?

Lloyd Price

Sam Cavaliere, a San Diego tech worker, considers himself in average health, though the 47-year-old admits, "I can always stand to lose a little weight." Now the app is also storing his health records. He's able to do that using a special cuff linked to the Health app.

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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Using Telehealth Apps to Increase Healthcare Access

American Well

Given that 61% of Americans look for health information online, and maybe more, it should be no surprise that there are telehealth apps available. More generally, they have proven useful in monitoring health of senior citizens living alone, cardiac patients trying to lead normal lives, and veterans who may be many hours away from their nearest VA clinic. Meeting Health System Goals. These days, apps are everywhere, from smart phones to renamed programs on PCs.

How The Rapid Shift To Telehealth Leaves Many Community Health Centers Behind During The COVID-19 Pandemic

Henry Kotula

Preparedness Of Community Health Centers For Telehealth. Despite the changes, many health centers may not be ready to implement high-quality telehealth. Health centers care for many immigrant patients with limited English proficiency. [link].

Health Home Program and Data: New Challenges for Care Plans

Perficient

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.

HIStalk Interviews Chris Klomp, CEO, Collective Medical

HIStalk Interviews

We help disparate stakeholders across the continuum — emergency, inpatient, skilled nursing facilities, mental health stakeholders, and even health plans and ACOs with their care managers – become aware when a patient needs them, particularly those vulnerable members who have figuratively fallen. Health information exchange has made tremendous advancements, particularly in the last several years, in linking communities together to unify a care record.