HLTH provides digital health providers with a forum to explore growth

As the HLTH conference kicks off this week in Las Vegas, Thirty Madison President Michelle Carnahan explains how direct-to-consumer digital health companies are thriving and how they can help create “a different kind of center of excellence.” The popularity and growth of HLTH, which takes place this week at The Venetian in Las Vegas, and …

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Google Cloud launches new ‘accelerators’ to help healthcare companies improve healthcare equity, patient flow and value-based care

Collaborations with Hackensack Meridian Health, Lifepoint Health and others will help organizations operate more efficiently and improve patient care LAS VEGAS, November 14, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Today at HLTH 2022Google Cloud announced three new Data Engine in Healthcare (HDE) accelerators – developed in collaboration with Hackensack Meridian Health, Lifepoint Health and others – that help …

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Resources to Help Aging Parents with Health Insurance | News, Sports, Work

Question: I am helping my parents manage their home and related issues. I am currently learning and working with their health insurance. What resources can you recommend? Answer: In my role as a geriatric care manager, I help older adults understand and manage the many opportunities and challenges they may experience. I also work with …

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Study finds ‘huge’ increase in children going to emergency room with suicidal thoughts

Editor’s note: If you or someone you know is struggling with suicidal thoughts or mental health issues, please call the 988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline or visit the helpline’s website. CNN — There has been a steady rise in the number of children being seen in emergency departments for suicidal thoughts, according to a new …

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Pharmacists could help curb the mental health crisis, but they need more training

You probably live 2.5 kilometers from a community pharmacy and visit one every three weeks. You don’t need an appointment. Waiting time is usually short. These factors make pharmacists extremely affordable healthcare professionals. Pharmacists are regularly sought after for advice, including on mental health. In fact, pharmacists may be among the first healthcare professionals contacted …

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How this seemingly brutal Instagram account is promoting mental health

“Some less than others.” Photo: Courtesy of Dave Tarnowski/@disappointingaffirmations Affirmations, at least when used at the intersection of pop psychology and social media, are statements that a person thinks or says out loud, sometimes repeatedly, in hopes of manifesting positive realities. For example: This story will not fail. There are many affirmation accounts on Instagram …

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Cardiac electrophysiologists explain AFib risk factors and treatment options | McLaren Health Care News

November 13, 2022 Author: Erin Thomson If you experience episodes of a fast heart or extreme fluttering, you may have a serious condition called atrial fibrillation, which is often called AFib. Atrial fibrillation is the most common type of heart arrhythmia treated. An arrhythmia is when the heart beats too slowly, too fast, or in …

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Coeus h3c to provide an easy, frictionless experience for Home Health customers

LAS VEGAS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–HLTH 2022 booth #3458–Coeus h3c announced today that Best Buy has made an initial investment in the company and will use the Home Health Hybrid Cloud (h3c) accelerate customers’ access to the full benefits of its home health devices and solutions. h3c is the first end-to-end solution that seamlessly manages the supply, provisioning, …

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Report finds ‘code of silence’ at psychiatric facility where staff abused, neglected patients | Healthcare

Several employees at the Choate Mental Health and Development Center tried to cover up a brutal assault on a patient, according to a new report by the Illinois Department of Human Services’ watchdog office. The IDHS Office of Inspector General report said the “widespread attempted cover-up” surrounding this incident points to a deep-seated “code of …

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