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

Health Populi

Four in five medium, large and jumbo companies expect their spending on health and wellness programs will increase over the next three years. Of key import is the finding that 9 in 10 employers have plans to address mental health stigma in the next year.

Addressing The Mental Health Access Gap Through Texting and Virtual Care

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Traditionally, mental healthcare providers have only offered […]. The article Addressing The Mental Health Access Gap Through Texting and Virtual Care appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com.

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

Treating Mental Health through Telehealth: Understanding Physician and Consumer Willingness

American Well

Approximately one in five adults in the United States has a mental illness, 1 but only 41% of those with a mental illness receive the necessary treatment. But are patients and providers willing to use telehealth for behavioral health treatment?

No-Cost Talk Therapy & Telehealth Technology Are Put to Use in England, to Provide Greater Access to Mental Health Services

Clocktree

No-cost phone talk therapy is funded by the National Health Service and is a hotline available for unlimited phone therapy sessions. Negative stigma in the UK has kept many people from receiving the proper mental healthcare. Healthcare Telehealth Telemedicine

How Telemedicine Psychiatry Addresses Mental Health Access Issues

American Well

Telemedicine psychiatry, also called telepsychiatry, is helping patients across the country gain access to mental healthcare services. Using telepsychiatry , the health system has been able to: Reduce follow-up no show rates by 50%. The Need for Telemedicine Psychiatry.

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.

“Digital Health Is An Ecosystem of Ecosystems” – CTA’s 2020 Trends to Watch Into the Data Age

Health Populi

In CTA’s 2020 Consumer Tech Forecast launched yesterday at Media Day 1 at CES, Steve Koenig VP of Research, said that, “digital health is an ecosystem of ecosystems.”. In the best case scenario, per Dr. Eric Topol’s Deep Medicine , AI can help bring more humanity to health care.

The Promise of Telehealth for Older People – the U-M National Poll on Healthy Aging

Health Populi

And so, too, are older folks re-imagining how and where their health care services could be delivered and consumed. Health Populi’s Hot Points: I recently collaborated with HealthMine on a survey looking into Medicare Advantage members’ views of health and digital technology.

What has Telemedicine done for You Lately?

eVisit

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.

Living in Digital Healthcare Times – Kicking off #DigitalHealthCES & #CES2020

Health Populi

My focus is all-health, all-the-time, so I’m weaving the connections between connected cars, home appliances, telecoms, and Big Tech who put on the Ritz and glitz today and tomorrow for the press.

VA Reports 235% increase in video visits in 2019

Clocktree

More than 200,000, or approximately two-thirds of the 294,000 VA Video Connect appointments this year were for tele-mental health visits. Read more at Health Data Management: [link]. Client Healthcare Mental Health Prospect Provider Telehealth Telehealth News TelemedicineThe Department of Veterans Affairs provided over 2.6 million telehealth episodes in Fiscal Year 2019, making it the largest telehealth program in the country.

Could Telehealth Services Help Stop the Opioid Crisis?

Clocktree

So what can telemedicine to do help the opioid crisis? On October 26, 2017, The White Housedeclared the opioid crisis a public health emergency and the administration acknowledged a need to expand treatment throughout rural areas specifically by making telemedicine more accessible.

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

Health Populi

Ten years ago, two brothers, physicians both, started up a telemedicine company called American Well. 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.

Mental Health Awareness Month: Telehealth Addresses Escalating Needs

American Well

Mental Health Awareness Month has a nearly 70-year history of informing the public about one of the biggest medical issues affecting the country. While there are countless reasons why people skip making an appointment, part of the blame lies with lack of access to mental care.

Why It Is Vital to Improve Access to Behavioral Health and How Telemedicine Can DO It.

eVisit

native americans telepsychiatry suicide telementalhealth mental health mental healthcare behavioral health depression physician shortage opioid crisis improved outcomes

Consumers Are Looking For Greater Telehealth Access

Clocktree

According to a 2018 survey conducted by Ernst and Young, more than 50% of 2500 consumers are already using the telemedicine technology available to them through their healthcare providers. A study conducted by Ernst and Young in 2018 surveyed 350 physicians , 64% of these physicians believe that the telemedicine technology will reduce physician and nurse burnout rates. Telehealth Telemedicine Healthcare Mental Health

Telehealth Usage and Coverage Continues to Increase Throughout the US

Clocktree

The US Department of Health and Human Services estimates that currently 60% of all healthcare institutions and about 45% of all hospitals are using telehealth in one way or another. 49 states cover telemental health services, and 36 cover various other telehealth services.

Teladoc reports Q3 revenue up 24%, boosted by strong growth in mental health virtual visits

FierceHealthIT

Telemedicine company Teladoc saw more than 50% growth in mental health virtual visits in the third quarter of 2019, helping to boost its revenue for the quarter 24% to $138 million. The company’s total virtual visits grew 45% to 928,000 in the third quarter of 2019 compared to the same period last year, Teladoc CEO Jason Gorevic said during an earnings call after the close of business on Wednesday

March 2019 Telemedicine News

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?

The missing piece in telemedicine? Dentistry

FierceHealthIT

Telemedicine has gotten plenty of chatter when it comes to specialty and mental health care, but more providers should drill down on using it for oral health care, according to a new study

Guide to Telemedicine Prescribing for Providers

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?

Enhancing Student Wellness through School-Based Telemedicine

South Central Telehealth Resource Center

The School Telemedicine in Arkansas (STAR) program is collecting data that supports the feasibility and success of offering real-time telehealth services in rural School-Based Health Centers (SBHCs). Year 3 – Oral Health. Year 1: Behavioral Health.

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. Telemedicine reduces the fear of stigma.

Telehealth Grant Funding Expands

Health Recovery Solutions

substance abuse disorders addiction treatment mental health telemedicine telehealthOver the past several months, significant changes surrounding telehealth and its role in healthcare have taken place.

Guide to Practicing Telemedicine While Living Abroad

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?

How to Find the Best Telemedicine Jobs

Enzyme Health

Learn the secrets to sourcing the most sought-after roles in telemedicine and get on your way to great pay, a more flexible schedule, and exciting new career opportunities. Just like traditional medicine, not all telemedicine jobs are shaped alike.

Telemedicine and the Patient Education Gap

GlobalMed

Doctors have long worried that their patients won’t accept or adapt to telemedicine. Consider the survey results , where respondents indicate they use their phone or other technology to: Research health symptoms: 70 percent. Manage mental health: 20 percent.

Teletherapy is closing the provider gap in rural North Dakota

Clocktree

There is a nationwide shortage of mental health services, but this shortage is even more pronounced in rural states like North Dakota. In response to the shortage, the state has boosted telemedicine as an option for mental health care. Expanding telemedicine has given North Dakota a way to reach more patients — and convince more psychiatrists to practice in the state. Client Healthcare Prospect Provider Telehealth Telehealth News Telemedicine

The Most Important Telemedicine Clinical Outcomes Research You Should Know

Enzyme Health

Get familiar with four important telemedicine studies from the past few years, highlighting a diverse array of telemedicine applications, healthcare cost savings, and positive patient outcomes. Telemedicine Outcomes in a School-Based Asthma Management Program.

5 Niche Telemedicine Specialties That Might Surprise You

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?

Simplifying the Telehealth Industry: Types of Telemedicine Companies

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?

Study: Telemedicine Can Boost Patient Satisfaction With Post-op Care

BHM Healthcare Solutions

In addition to improving and expanding patient service, the vast financial benefits makes telemedicine consults a makes payers eager to gather more research on closing the telehealth gap. However, patients who used telemedicine had higher scores for physical function and mental health.

Too Old for Telemedicine? Seniors Say Otherwise

GlobalMed

Your mother is likely to be immediately sent from her nursing home to a hospital where beeping monitors and recurring staff visits will make it hard for her to sleep, which will weaken her already fragile health. It’s obvious telemedicine can help older patients in myriad ways.

4 Ways Top Telemedicine Health Plans Are Maximizing Success

American Well

Telemedicine enables health plans to deliver convenient, affordable, high-quality care to members. But to maximize its impact, health plans need to take full advantage of telehealth’s capabilities. Expanding Access to Behavioral Health Services.

Telemedicine Today: September 2016

American Well

Telemedicine Today: September 2016. Welcome to the (delayed) September 2016 edition of Avizia’s Telemedicine Today! School Launches Telemedicine Pilot through Arkansas Children’s Hospital. Texas A&M uses Telehealth to Treat Mental Health in Rural Communities.

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?

Reuters Health: Telemedicine surging in US but still uncommon

mHealth Insight

“Although telemedicine visits have increased sharply in the U.S. The goal of telemedicine is to help improve access to specialty care, particularly in rural, underserved areas of the country, researchers note in JAMA. TeleMedicine is a Bust because Mobile killed it.

5 Health Plan Telemedicine Cases: Better Care, Increased Access

BHM Healthcare Solutions

These 5 Health Plan Telemedicine Cases demonstrate how to improve benefits and access. BHM offers services geared toward controlling expenses and integrating the behavioral health opportunities presented by measuring telehealth.

Out-of-Pocket and Prescription Drug Costs – Connecting Digital Health Dots at CES 2020

Health Populi

The top two health care concerns facing Americans are out-of-pocket costs and prescriptions drug costs, according to a poll published today in Morning Consult. Health care is the top issue driving voters’ choices in the 2020 elections for most Americans.

Telehealth In 2030 – Notes From the Future At #ATA19 with Safavi, Holt, Bathina and Swafford

Health Populi

What will telemedicine look like in 2030? imagined Kaveh Safavi, Accenture’s Senior Managing Director and Health of Global Healthcare Practice. Telemedicine used to be about solving access to no care,” Kaveh introduced the conversation.