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How To Integrate Mental Health with Primary Care

Posted by Sam Rodney-Hudson on Sep 27, 2019 12:14:43 PM

Worldwide, mental health conditions are growing to mammoth proportions. Depression currently affects 300 million people, schizophrenia another 23 million, and dementia an additional 50 million. In the U.S. alone, one in five adults grappled with mental illness in 2018. 

Emotional health significantly impacts on an already overly strained health system, making value based care more difficult to achieve.

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Topics: emotional wellness, whole person care, behavioral health

What Will It Take To Keep US Hospitals From Going Under?

Posted by Siobhan Bulfin on Sep 18, 2019 2:56:29 PM

Health care has come a long way over the past 10 years. Legacy systems have been replaced with tech-forward EHR solutions, big data analytics, and interoperability. Today, a majority of health providers share patient data and notify primary care clinicians of complications. 

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Topics: patient engagement, scaleable healthcare, emotional wellness, digital health

Next Gen Healthcare: Treating The Whole Person

Posted by Siobhan Bulfin on Jun 19, 2019 2:11:27 PM

Medical progress comes from a long history of development and discovery. For instance, in the Civil War Era doctors developed just enough knowledge to keep patients alive. And while they would’ve wanted to also improve a patient’s quality of life, they didn’t always have the tools necessary to do so.

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Topics: scaleable healthcare, behavior change, emotional wellness, whole person care

What Is The Science Of Engagement

Posted by Siobhan Bulfin on Jun 6, 2019 2:16:00 PM

Engagement - it means different things to different people at different times. To some in healthcare it’s an elaborate version of patient education. For others it simply means improving the patient experience.

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Topics: patient engagement, behavior change, emotional wellness, whole person care

Why Your Patients Need Motivational Interviewing

Posted by Siobhan Bulfin on May 16, 2019 4:27:00 PM

The more psychologists probe the depths of human behavior, the more we realize how complex the human psyche is. For instance, people act on principles they value and believe, and their choices are also highly motivated by emotions, circumstances, and current mental state. Plus, physiological changes can alter all of the previously mentioned factors.

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Topics: patient engagement, behavior change, emotional wellness, whole person care

First Do No Harm. How To Use Technology To Enhance Human Health

Posted by Siobhan Bulfin on May 14, 2019 1:00:00 PM

Humankind is constantly innovating new solutions to old problems - a pen and ink instead of a chisel and stone. We call these innovations technology. Going back as far as recorded history, technology has shaped nations, politics, and the world as we know it today.

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Topics: patient engagement, scaleable healthcare, peer support, patient community, emotional wellness

Common Misconceptions About The Effect Of Whole-Person Care

Posted by Siobhan Bulfin on May 2, 2019 12:30:00 PM

Whole-person care broadly covers the emotional aspects of health as well as social and economic barriers to well-being. Not surprisingly, in the midst of all the information about holistic effectiveness, there are misconceptions about this type of wellness.

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Topics: scaleable healthcare, emotional wellness, whole person care

7 Compelling Reasons Why Patients Need Whole-Person Care

Posted by Siobhan Bulfin on Apr 25, 2019 2:35:25 PM

Whole-person care is somewhat of a controversial topic these days. Connotations of employee wellness programs gone wrong and images of snake oil salesmen may come to mind for many - both patients and healthcare providers. 

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Topics: wellness, patient community, emotional wellness, whole person care

What Do Intrinsic And Extrinsic Motivation Have To Do With Behavior Change

Posted by Siobhan Bulfin on Apr 23, 2019 4:28:10 PM

When it comes to behavior change, patients face countless influences - both from within and from without. These external and internal factors create a wide spectrum of challenges in developing better habits.

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Topics: patient engagement, behavior change, emotional wellness, whole person care

The Human Hierarchy Of Needs + Behavior Change: What To Know

Posted by Siobhan Bulfin on Apr 18, 2019 2:00:00 PM

Human beings are complex. Not only do we have a physical and emotional side, but all facets of our being are intertwined with each other. The emotional state affects the mental, and the mental influences the physical, and so on and so forth. Psychologists have grappled with these human complexities for centuries, proposing many theories along the way.

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Topics: patient engagement, peer support, patient community, behavior change, emotional wellness, whole person care

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