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Melon Health Blog

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

How To Optimize Health Plans To Increase Revenue

Posted by Siobhan Bulfin on Sep 4, 2019 4:00:48 PM

It’s been nine years since the Affordable Care Act was enacted. 

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Topics: wellness, patient engagement, healthcare,, whole person care

How IDNs Can Thrive In Value Based Care

Posted by Siobhan Bulfin on Aug 29, 2019 11:45:00 AM

Integrated delivery systems (IDNs) are uniquely situated to deeply understand and serve patients within their particular geographic region. However, their payment model in addition to other factors, threatens the long-term growth of these organizations. 

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Topics: patient engagement, scaleable healthcare, behavior change, whole person care

Going Back - Moving Forward

Posted by Siobhan Bulfin on Aug 21, 2019 4:32:44 PM

Approximately one-third of people who are overweight are currently diabetic. According to the Centers for Disease Control, managing weight has become so difficult that people who fall within normal-weight ranges are currently in the minority

Yet in 2018 the diet industry in the U.S. grew by 4%—to $72 billion. This leads us to question why so many people are struggling to self-manage conditions, like obesity, that directly contribute to chronic illness. 

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Topics: patient engagement, behavior change, whole person care, value based care

How to Enable Self-Management in a Scalable Way

Posted by Siobhan Bulfin on Jul 24, 2019 12:07:00 PM

Over 75% of the population is uneasy about the rising cost of health care and the economic damage it may cause.

A large percentage of the U.S. budget is directed to health care accounting for 20% of GDP. Clinics and health systems are managing greater patient needs while dealing with expenses that are multiplying faster than ever before. Clinicians need scalable ways to empower patients with chronic conditions to take active roles in their care.

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Topics: patient engagement, scaleable healthcare, whole person care

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

Why Is It Important For Wellness Solutions To Integrate With Primary Care

Posted by Siobhan Bulfin on Jun 11, 2019 1:27:00 PM

Melon has spent seven years integrating with primary care. During that time we’ve gathered significant and valuable insight into wellness solutions and care coordination. Clinicians have shared their values and aspirations with us. And they’ve let us in on their greatest frustrations as they care for their patients.

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Topics: wellness, patient engagement, scaleable healthcare, 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 Collecting Health Data Between Visits Matters

Posted by Siobhan Bulfin on May 28, 2019 4:26:03 PM

According to the Food and Drug Administration, anywhere from 30 to 50 percent of patients disregard medical advice. Not only does this non-compliance compromise patient health, but it also costs the US around $300 billion annually.  

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Topics: patient engagement, behavior change, whole person care, population health

How To Drive Patient Engagement With Digital Tools

Posted by Siobhan Bulfin on May 21, 2019 1:34:00 PM

Getting patients to consistently follow treatment plans, especially when self-management and prevention are major components, is no easy feat. But can we really blame them? We’re expecting patients with chronic disease to develop new skills, knowledge and habits almost overnight.

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

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