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In The News: HRS and Nascentia Health Expand Population Health Programs and Introduce Postpartum Telehealth

Posted by Lily Mercer on Jul 24, 2018 9:36:23 AM

Nascentia Health, formerly VNA Homecare, has considerably expanded their telehealth offerings with Health Recovery Solutions to include population health programs and postpartum care.

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Topics: postpartum, behavioral health, population health

A Tele-Behavioral Program for Patients with Diabetes

Posted by Lily Mercer on Jul 12, 2018 12:47:19 PM

Patients with chronic diseases are often burdened with psychological distress. The overwhelming nature of living with a chronic disease can result in stress and other mental health comorbidities that negatively influence disease management. Patients with diabetes, for example, commonly experience depressive symptoms and in turn have difficulty adhering to treatment protocols. These individuals are less likely to engage in regular glucose self-monitoring and are therefore at increased risk of detrimental clinical outcomes, like nephropathy, retinopathy, hospitalization, and death.

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Topics: medication adherence, disease management, diabetes, behavioral health

The Role of Telemedicine in Addiction Treatment and Recovery

Posted by Ianna Arthur on Jun 13, 2018 5:00:00 AM

In contrast to other fields in healthcare, substance abuse disorder treatment  lacks a significant technology component. Telehealth technologies have yet to be implemented on a universal scale in addiction recovery programs. However, studies show that telehealth has the potential to transform and improve the way we rehabilitate substance abuse patients and can help to reduce the number of people impacted by the opioid crisis in the United States.

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Topics: disease management, telemedicine, behavioral health, mental health, unique telehealth programs, addiction treatment

Behavioral Therapy Delivered Via Telehealth

Posted by Lily Mercer on Feb 21, 2018 9:37:00 AM

Over 100 million American adults are burdened with chronic pain. Chronic pain is typically associated with medication prescriptions and frequent visits to the doctor. However, a critical component of chronic pain often goes untreated: mental health.

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Topics: telehealth, behavioral health, mental health