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.

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.

Telepsych and Mental Health in the Workplace


That means a euphoric time of year for most of us but it can also be pretty stressful – especially if you’re hosting a big family gathering or racing to meet end of year deadlines. Employees can use their PTO for recreation, instead of using it up on mental health appointments.

A helping hand, World Mental Health Day

Digital Leaders HealthTech

However, the 2019 Mental Health at Work report from Mercer Marsh Benefits and Business in the Community reveals that “minority stress” is rampant across the UK. The post A helping hand, World Mental Health Day appeared first on Digital Leaders

How to work with innovation in digital mental health

Digital Leaders HealthTech

Any healthcare administrator in a rural area faces many challenges when it comes to providing the kind of services that meet the needs of the patients he serves. The Benefits of Digital Treatment An d Delivery Systems For Mental Health Patients. Digital Mental Health Innovations.

A Q&A on Telehealth for Mental Health with Dr. Lindsay Henderson

American Well

adults experiencing a mental illness each year, but only about half receiving treatment, it’s important that we work to increase awareness for the different options that exist for individuals seeking care. In honor of Mental Illness Awareness Week, we sat down with Lindsay Henderson, PsyD, American Well’s Director of Psychological Services, to learn how telehealth is helping extend access to mental health treatment. With one in five U.S.

A Tale of Two Americas as Told by the 2019 OECD Report on Health

Health Populi

That’s what came to my mind when reading the latest global health report from the OECD, Health at a Glance 2019 , which compares the United States to other nations’ health care outcomes, risk factors, access metrics, and spending. health care versus the OECD peer nations.

How To Decide Which Mental Health Practice Software is Right for You


How to Select the Best Mental Health Practice Software for Your Practice. Choosing mental health software for electronic health records (EHR) can be tricky. The answers to these questions will help you decide what type of mental health practice software you need.

What We Know We Know About ZIP Codes, Food, and Deaths of Despair – HealthConsuming Explains, Part 3

Health Populi

” That’s the first sentence of Chapter 7 in my book, HealthConsuming: From Health Consumer to Health Citizen. Chapter 7 of my book, HealthConsuming: From Health Consumer to Health Citizen , is titled, “ZIP Codes, Genetic Codes, Food and Health.”

Key takeaways from ‘The role of Tech for Good in addressing mental health’ panel

Digital Leaders HealthTech

To mark the official launch of our research into digital mental health services for young people, we hosted an expert panel discussion on Thursday 20th June at One Moorgate Place in London. Victoria Hornby, Chief Executive, Mental Health Innovations.

Phone Calls, Social Plans, and Entertainment As Prescriptions for Older Peoples’ Loneliness

Health Populi

Loneliness is a killer, a health risk factor that’s been equated to smoking 15 cigarettes a day. There’s a Loneliness Epidemic in America, according to the Health Resources & Services Administration , part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

Healthcare Just Got SMAC’ed – Accenture’s Post-Digital Era for Health

Health Populi

Social, mobile, analytics and the cloud now underpin the health care industry. We’ve been SMAC’ed, and Accenture’s Digital Health Tech Vision 2019 believes we’re in a post-digital era ripe with opportunity.

The Hospital CFO in the Anxiety Economy – My Talk at Cerner’s Now/Next Conference

Health Populi

As patients have taken on more financial responsibility for first-dollar costs in high-deductible health plans and medical bills, hospitals and health care providers face growing fiscal pressures for late payments and bad debt.

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.

Thinking About Kate and Anthony – Suicide and Depression Is US

Health Populi

Department of Health and Human Services. The loss of these two bright lights, gone from our lives to suicide within a few days of each other, gives me the sad compulsion to say something, again, about the state of mental health and behavioral health services in America.

Talking “HealthConsuming” on the MM&M Podcast

Health Populi

We’d been trying to schedule meeting up to do a live podcast since February, and we finally got our mutual acts together on 6th August 2019. We are all Health Consumers now… The post Talking “HealthConsuming” on the MM&M Podcast appeared first on

Listening to Osler Listening to the Patient – Liberating Health Care at Medecision Liberation 2019

Health Populi

This meeting convenes the company’s clients, partners, and staff to share best practices, spark insights and learnings, and enable networking between people attending the meeting. Terri Kline, President and CEO (retired), Health Alliance Plan.

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. Deb Gage, Medecision CEO, kicked off the meeting.

The Growth of Emerging Consumer Electronics Categories Adds to Digital Health Platforms

Health Populi

Of the $401 billion that will flow through retailers for consumer technology products, many of the fastest-emerging categories will play a role as platforms for health and medical care at home and in wearable tech.

JWT’s Future 100 Tells Us Tomorrow Is All About Health

Health Populi

From culture to travel, food and drink to retail and beauty, health will be baked into consumer goods and experiences in 2019. In the 100 emerging trends across ten categories, the future is clearly health-driven, according to the tea-leaf readers at JWT.a. Health is all over, Culture.

Loneliness, Public Policy and AI – Lessons From the UK For the US

Health Populi

There’s a shortage of medical providers in the United Kingdom, a nation where healthcare is guaranteed to all Britons via the most beloved institution in the nation : The National Health Service. He studies digital health passionately, personally, viscerally.

Intent, Insiders/Outsiders and Insights — Disney Institute’s Women’s Leadership Summit

Health Populi

In this post, I aim to share the key lessons that resonated with me, many of them through my broad lens on health. Energy is currency in the brain, which operates on an ROI mentality. We must speak up on behalf of love for social (and public) health, Steve’s wisdom reinforced.

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.

Shelly Palmer De-Hypes CES 2019 & Has Lessons for Health/Care

Health Populi

That resonates big for health/care, doesn’t it? When he used the word “interoperability,” I nearly fell out of my chair because that’s such a hot button in health care IT right now. Ultimately, though, trust is a critical currency, and especially in health care.

“Telehealth is a digital distribution channel for health care” – catching up with Roy Schoenberg, President and CEO of American Well

Health Populi

They launched their service first in Hawaii, where long distances and remote island living challenged the supply and demand sides of health care providers and patients alike. Doing so in this way could help health/care ecosystem stakeholders to innovate their own business and pricing models.

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.

Heart Health at #CES2019 – Food and Tech as Medicine

Health Populi

Self-care is the new health care as patients, now consumers at greater financial risk for medical spending, are learning. Using food and tech as medicine can help people avoid going on medications like statins and others for heart health.

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.

#092: Marta Zanchi, PhD, Explains the Need for Needs-Based Innovation

Digital Health Today

Marta spent 13 years at Stanford University, first as a doctoral student then as a faculty member and founding director of digital health at the Stanford Byers Center for Biodesign. Digital Health Events. Meet our Premier Partners.

#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.

Telehealth Grant Funding Expands

Health Recovery Solutions

To meet the rising demand for telehealth services, federal and state agencies, as well as nongovernmental organizations, have expanded their grant funding for telehealth programs. substance abuse disorders addiction treatment mental health telemedicine telehealth

What has Telemedicine done for You Lately?


You’ve discussed it in strategy meetings, you’ve overheard your competitors talking about it at conferences, and maybe patients have even asked about it: telemedicine.

#094: Glen Tullman of Livongo Health on building a consumer-first digital health company

Digital Health Today

That speaker was none other than Glen Tullman , the Executive Chairman and Founder of Livongo Health. What was the experience like turning an applied health signals company into an IPO and, what does it mean to the brand and the challenges that came with it. Health Podcast Network.

Physicians and Technology: Avoiding Burnout

Advanced Medical Reviews

Another is the often time-consuming process of meeting Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) requirements for quality and clinical reporting. Healthcare News & Tech healthcare mental health physician burnout physicians technology

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Five Tips for Reducing Back-to-School Anxiety

Kaiser Permanente Center for Total Health

Mental preparation, with these five tips, for the transition back to school is as important as getting the right school supplies: Be aware of school related stress. About the Center for Total Health . To host your next meeting at the Center, please complete the request form.

U.S. Surgeon General Raises Awareness on Opioid Crisis

Kaiser Permanente Center for Total Health

The Center for Total Health was honored with a recent visit from Dr. Jerome Adams, the U.S. Surgeon General, who shared his efforts around community health, national security, and addressed the opioid crisis – with a personal story about how opioids have affected his family.

How Technology Improves Access to Behavioral Healthcare

Healthcare Guys

A growing number of Americans require better access to behavioral health treatment options. Mental illness is a growing epidemic in the U.S.More than 43 million Americans, roughly 18 percent, have a mental health condition, according to a 2017 report published by Mental Health America.

Telepsychiatry saves east Texas hospitals $18 million over 7 years

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

In the early 2000s, the state of Texas was in the midst of a widely recognized, multi-decade crisis from lack of mental health services for people in need. " Susan Rushing, Burke Mental Health Emergency Center. MEETING THE CHALLENGE.

Healthcare Roundup—Hospital-acquired infections can impact patients’ mental, social health


A new study spotlights the mental health impacts of hospital-acquired infections, HHS Secretary Alex Azar meets with stakeholder groups about new drug price plans and more healthcare headlines

Healthy Aging – It’s never too late to start

Kaiser Permanente Center for Total Health

It’s never too late to take your health in your hands and implement healthy practices to prevent common problems encountered as you age. Be mindful of your mental health. The Kaiser Permanente Center for Total Health hosts internal and external educational events.