CVS (mental)Health – the growth of mental health @ retail

Health Populi

“CVS wants to be your therapist, too,” the Wall Street Journal reported on 31st August , discussing the plans of retail stores, Big Box and pharmacies, adding mental health services to their growing health/care portfolios.

Getting Vaccinated Has Mental Health Benefits, Walgreens Finds

Health Populi

who have received at least one COVID-19 vaccine shot have a welcoming side-effect: peace of mind and mental health, according to a survey conducted by Walgreens in April 2021. More likely to take limited risks during the pandemic compared with other health citizens.


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The Importance of Addressing Mental Health Trauma

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. In the past mental health has sometimes been ignored and even today it indeed carries something of a stigma in certain walks of life and even different cultures.

How Safe Are Mental Health Apps?

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This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Mental health awareness is reaching an all-time high. The article How Safe Are Mental Health Apps? Editorial How Safe Are Mental Health Apps

A CHRO’s Perspective on Substance Use in the Workplace: Supportive Strategies to Help Your Workforce Thrive

Speaker: Smita Das, MD, PhD, MPH, Medical Director, Psychiatry and Naj Wright, MBA, C-Suite HR Executive

Through advances in technology and access to care, managers can be empowered to serve as the front line of defense to help identify employee AUD and SUD concerns before they escalate. Understanding AUD and SUD, and providing tools for your workforce to overcome the challenges that they pose, is key to fostering strong mental health at work. Join us for this important how-to discussion.

French insurer Alan moves into mental health with Jour acquisition

Mobi Health News

The $20 million acquisition of Jour will help Alan launch its employee mental health tool Alan Mind.

A Year Into COVID19, Mental Health Impacts Heavier on Moms Than Dads in America

Health Populi

felt worry or stress related to the coronavirus that had a negative impact on their mental health. But the mental health impacts of COVID in America aren’t felt evenly or homogeneously across all U.S. health citizens.

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.

There Is No Health Without Mental Health – Today Is World Mental Health Day

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There is no health without mental health. Today is October 10th, World Mental Health Day. As we go about our lives today and truly every day, we should be mindful that mental health is all about each of us individually, and all of us in our communities and in the world. The link above to World Mental Health Day will take you to the World Health Organization (WHO) website, which serves up this video reminding us that this is All of Us.

COVID-19 Reveals Urgent Need for Universal Mental Health Care

Health Populi

The economic shock or either losing our jobs, seeing our savings eroding from 401(k) plans, losing our health insurance, or all of the above. and finally, The front line of health care workers — physicians, nurses, respiratory therapists, emergency department personnel, et.

The hazards of digital mental health

Mobi Health News

Why are so few digital mental health tools based in evidence? The answer is complicated.

AI-enabled digital platform for mental health launched in India

Mobi Health News

The online platform offers a range of mental health assessment tools for healthcare groups, corporations and other enterprises

Malaysian digital health platform BookDoc joins Pfizer on mental health campaign

Mobi Health News

Resources on mental health illnesses and self-care were made available via the BookDoc platform

Digital mental health company Ginger begins offering services in Spanish

Mobi Health News

Spanish language capabilities will be available to select Ginger clients in the fall, and to all members by early 2022

Germany approves new digital mental health app for prescription

Mobi Health News

Deprexis, an app used to help mental health, is the 11th app to be approved for medical prescription and reimbursement in Germany so far via DiGA, and MobiHealthNews learns more about the process from Julia Hagen, Health Innovation Hub

Mental health startup Taliaz scores €2.3M EU Horizon 2020 grant

Mobi Health News

The grant will support clinical research expansion in Europe and the development of Taliaz's mental health management platform

Digital mental health startup Meru Health bags $38M

Mobi Health News

Meru said the funds will be used to grow nationwide, add employer and payer partnerships, and expand its coaching service

Top Tech Resources For Improved Physical and Mental Health In 2021

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The Coronavirus Impact on American Life, Part 2 – Our Mental Health

Health Populi

as most people are “social distancing” or sheltering in place, based on numbers from the early April 2020 Kaiser Family Foundation health tracking poll on the impact of the coronavirus on American life.

How Consumers Look At Social Determinants of Health for Cancer, Diabetes and Mental Health

Health Populi

Enlightened health/care industry and public policy stakeholders have begun to embrace and address social determinants of health. These are the inputs that bolster health beyond health care services: they include economic stability like job security and income level (and equity), education, and access to healthy food, food security, safe neighborhoods, social support, clean environments (water and air), and in my own update on SDoH factors, access to broadband connectivity.

Our Mental Health Crisis and Tech’s Role In It

Healthcare IT Today

Mental health has always had a challenging place in healthcare. First, it has suffered from an extreme amount of stigma (and still does) that has caused many people to avoid getting the mental health care they need.

eVisit Joins World Mental Health Day with Behavioral Virtual Care Update


There is no health without mental health. Those seven words are the first you see on the World Federation for Mental Health’s (WFMH) website. 10 is World Mental Health Day and the theme this year is: Mental Health for All: Greater Investment, Greater Access.

AI-powered emotion analysis technology to help diagnose mental health conditions in seniors in Singapore

Mobi Health News

Through video calls, Opsis Emotion AI’s software will be used by counsellers to help diagnose mental health conditions such as anxiety, stress and depression

HIMSSCast: Are digital therapeutics the future of mental health?

Mobi Health News

Big Health CEO Peter Hames discusses how apps like his are changing therapy

K Health expands its mental health offering with Trusst acquisition

Mobi Health News

The new acquisition is set to give K Health more behavioral health capabilities.

Technology innovations tackling the youth, young adult mental health crisis

Mobi Health News

SJF Ventures' Stephanie Nieman gives a breakdown of the growing list of digital mental health tools available to this populations, and the various ways to deploy them

Tech’s Role in Mental Health – Healthcare IT Today Podcast Episode 64

Healthcare IT Today

For the 64th episode of the Healthcare IT Podcast, we’re talking about Tech’s Role in Mental Health. Even before COVID-19, mental health was a really important topic.

The New Employer Wellness Lens Includes Mental Health, Telehealth and Women’s Health

Health Populi

employers are tightening their focus on mental and behavioral health, addressing workers’ chronic conditions, emphasizing women’s health, and allocating more resources to digital and telehealth investments, we learn from Optum’s Ten Years of Health and Well-Being at Work: Learning from our past and reimagining the future. Of key import is the finding that 9 in 10 employers have plans to address mental health stigma in the next year.

Study names best and worst U.S. cities for mental health

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As Americans Start to Return-to-Work in the Summer of COVID, Mental Health is a Top Concern Among Employers

Health Populi

employers worry about workers’ mental health and substance use as employees begin returning to work in the summer of 2020. companies say behavioral health has a negative impact on workforce productivity. Most U.S.

Improving College Students’ Mental Health Using Technology

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Mental illness is a condition most people shy away from discussing. The article Improving College Students’ Mental Health Using Technology appeared first on Editorial Improving College Students' Mental Health Using Technology Mental health appsIllegal copying is prohibited.

Employee mental health company Unmind collects $47M

Mobi Health News

The company plans to use this Series B round to build out its business

Mental health chatbot does best when acknowledging it's not human

Mobi Health News

The researchers also noted that Woebot’s bond scores were higher than other Internet-based CBT programs.

Keep Calm and Carry On With Counting the Votes: How CNN Allied With A Tele-Mental Health App

Health Populi

Here are a dozen ways to cope ,” the story went on prescribing exercise, healthy eating, meditation, and several other self-care tactics for well-being in the toxic time of uncertainty and lack of control over many life-flows beyond the political scene — health, economic, social.

ICAS World acquires UK-based mental health tech startup Hello Tomo

Mobi Health News

Hello Tomo will become part of ICAS’ portfolio of mental health and wellbeing solutions

How Tech Is Being Used to Improve and Expand Mental Health Options

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Technology is changing different sectors, including the mental health sector. This happens in different ways, including the development of skills, and directly impacting mental service delivery.

7 Mental Health Resources For Students To Help During COVID-19

Electronic Health Reporter

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UnitedHealthcare to pay $15.6M in mental health parity settlement


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Wearable tech to provide insight into mental health in the construction sector

Mobi Health News

Pagabo and Moodbeam have collaborated to aid mental health and wellbeing and improve working conditions in the construction sector

DarioHealth expands mental health foothold with wayForward acquisition

Mobi Health News

DarioHealth has made a number of M&As over the last year, boosting its services.