The post-pandemic emergence of telehealth means you can now work with a therapist virtually anywhere.
And if your telehealth provider of choice is not covered on your insurance plan, you can find
providers who will charge a small monthly fee to access your therapist or counselor regularly...
A new paper offers mental health clinicians a framework for using
AI on the front lines. Here is its key takeaway
Health tech developers must work with front-line clinicians when developing artificial intelligence
tools, a new paper argues. Published last week in Frontiers in Psychiatry, its authors aimed to
create a framework for
practical AI implementation that addresses the benefits and challenges...
Can artificial intelligence help prevent mental illness?
Mental illness is a significant public health issue affecting millions of people worldwide. According
to the National Institute of Mental Health, approximately one in five US adults have a mental
illness. Mental illness can impact a person's daily life, affecting their ability to work, study,
and maintain personal relationships. Given the widespread prevalence of mental health issues...
Improving Health Outcomes Through An Integrated Care Approach
Ensuring that the human element of care is present in every patient touchpoint is crucial to our role
as healthcare providers. Humanity binds our practice together and motivates us to seek better
methods and deliver better outcomes for our patients...
Is virtual care delivering on its promise of improving access?
The COVID-19 pandemic has required patients, healthcare providers, and governments to reimagine how
care might be delivered at home, and has revealed opportunities to potentially improve outcomes,
reduce costs, and improve patient experience. Telehealthcare adoption remains much higher than
With more than 90% of the U.S. population under stay-at-home orders this spring, telepsychology
quickly became the sole option for many Americans in need of mental health care. To facilitate that
care, Medicare, Medicaid, private insurance companies, and state and federal regulatory agencies
temporarily relaxed rules on telehealth...
What once seemed futuristic—receiving health care through a screen—has not only become common place,
but preferable for certain medical visits, including mental health.
Both adult and pediatric providers say that offering care...
Integrated health care, often referred to as interprofessional health care, is an approach
characterized by a high degree of collaboration and communication among health professionals. What
makes integrated health care unique is the sharing of information among team members...
Integrated Care Delivery May Bring Better Outcomes, Lower Costs
Integrated care delivery in a team-based primary care setting has the potential to provide better
patient outcomes, fewer hospital visits and lower costs, according to a 10-year study conducted by
Advancing Integrated Healthcare: A Step by Step Guide for Primary
Care Physicians and Behavioral Health Clinicians
Primary care providers (PCPs) often act as the first line of response for their patients who present
with mental health concerns and many individuals with chronic illness also suffer from behavioral
health issues.1 However, primary care providers frequently lack the time and training to be able to
effectively diagnose and treat behavioral health issues...