How Young People Are Using Digital Tools to Help Deal with Mental Health

Health Populi

For most young people, the public health crisis has been more about that social distancing from friends, a collective sense of isolation, and mental and behavioral health impacts. sought health information online in 2020, a slight decline from 2018.

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. The report was co-written by Victoria Rideout and Susannah Fox, two names Health Populi readers should know. Rideout is the go-to expert on media and health, with a special interest in children and media. Nearly 9 in 10 young adults have gone online to seek health information.

Insiders

Sign Up for our Newsletter

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

HIPAA Compliant Appointment Scheduling for Mental Health Professionals

Telebehavioral Health Institute

HIPAA Compliant Appointment Scheduling for Mental Health Professionals Online appointment scheduling tools are a convenient way for patients to book appointments. However, when using a software platform that has access to protected health information, it is important to consider its … Read more. The post HIPAA Compliant Appointment Scheduling for Mental Health Professionals appeared first on TBH Institute Blog.

HIPAA 43

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

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

HIPAA Compliant Appointment Scheduling for Mental Health Professionals

Telebehavioral Health Institute

HIPAA Compliant Appointment Scheduling for Mental Health Professionals Online appointment scheduling tools are a convenient way for patients to book appointments. The post HIPAA Compliant Appointment Scheduling for Mental Health Professionals appeared first on TBH Institute Blog

HIPAA 52

Consumers’ Health Concerns Grow in the Pandemic Across All Categories – And More Trust Virtual Care

Health Populi

The first four most-trusted sources for health information in 2021 remained the same short-list from 2020: doctors in-person, pharmacists, nutritionists and dieticians, and government or NGOs.

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.;

Healthcare Costs, Access to Data, and Partnering With Providers: Patients’ Top User Experience Factors

Health Populi

This report is a must-read for people involved with patient and consumer health engagement in the U.S. Regarding the most important health care issues U.S. Health Populi’s Hot Points: Both health care providers (hospitals, clinicians, allied professionals, et.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

EHR 56

Voting for Health in 2020

Health Populi

voters were driven to polls with health care on their minds. The key issues for health care voters were costs (for care and prescription drugs) and access (read: protecting pre-existing conditions and expanding Medicaid). Health is translating across all definitions for 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. 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.

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.

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.

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.

NY Gov. Andrew Cuomo proposes sweeping telehealth reforms

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

"COVID-19 has changed not only the way we live, but the way healthcare providers support their patients, especially in regard to mental health," said Cuomo in a statement. Continue COVID-19 flexibilities for mental health and substance use disorder services.

SAMHSA Telebehavioral Health Webinars with Dr. Marlene Maheu

Telebehavioral Health Institute

Join Us for Two FREE SAMHSA Telebehavioral Health Webinars Sponsored 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. The post SAMHSA Telebehavioral Health Webinars with Dr. Marlene Maheu appeared first on TBH Institute Blog.

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.

HIPAA 82

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.

HIPAA 244

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. ” Of course, this requires cross-agency and cross-health care industry collaboration on a national basis.

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.

HIPAA 82

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.

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. It is managed by Healthdirect Australia on behalf of the Commonwealth Department of Health, WA Health and Victorian Department of Health and Human Services.

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. consumers, as I’ve pointed out in previous studies such as Kaiser Family Foundation’s look at top “pocketbook issues,” here on Health Populi.

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.

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. " Elizabeth Lever, Institute for Family Health. clinic into the electronic health record to streamline access for clinicians.

Here are the major issues facing healthcare in 2021, according to PwC

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

This is according to a new annual report from research and consulting giant PwC entitled “Top health industry issues of 2021: Will a shocked system emerge stronger?” “Some specialties, such as mental health, may find stronger footing via virtual visits.

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.

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 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.