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5/22/2021 Addressing the Minds and Bodies of Minorities: How the Covid-19 Pandemic Has Compounded Behavioral Health Issues ... CDC , Latinos make up 18% of the population and account for nearly 29% of Covid-19 cases. Similarly, those who identify as multiracial (non-Hispanic) make up 2% of the population but 5% of Covid-19 cases. Source: CDC Covid Data Tracker (as of 5/20/21)As a result of the pandemic, racial and ethnic disparities in access to behavior health care have also been illuminated. Interestingly, the rates of behavioral ...
5/20/2021 HHS announces $3B to address pandemic-related mental health issues ... behavioral health of AANHPI communities.‚AuThe HHS cited the CDC‚Aos preliminary figures on overdose deaths, nearly 90,000 such deaths in the year ending last September, marking 20,000 more than the year prior. That toll is the highest number of overdose deaths ever recorded in a year since the opioid epidemic began in the 1990s, The New York Times reported.Nationally, the CDC has attributed the nationwide increase in ...
5/20/2021 HHS announces $3B to address pandemic-related mental health issues ... behavioral health of AANHPI communities.‚AuThe HHS cited the CDC‚Aos preliminary figures on overdose deaths, nearly 90,000 such deaths in the year ending last September, marking 20,000 more than the year prior. That toll is the highest number of overdose deaths ever recorded in a year since the opioid epidemic began in the 1990s, The New York Times reported.Nationally, the CDC has attributed the nationwide increase in ...
5/19/2021 HHS Launching Council to Address Mental Health, Substance Use Issues WASHINGTON -- The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is launching a Behavioral Health Coordinating Council to address the mental health and substance use disorders that have increased during the pandemic, Assistant Secretary for Health ... the year before, according to recent preliminary data from the CDC."In addition, the CDC also found that "symptoms of anxiety were approximately three times those reported in the second quarter of 2019," she said ...
5/14/2021 UConn Health Disparities Institute to Host State of Health Equity Among Boys and Men of Color Summit - News Break 2021 State of Health Equity among Boys and Men of Color Summit is June 8-10. CDC imageThe UConn Health Disparities Institute (HDI) is virtually hosting its international 2021 State of Health Equity among Boys and Men of Color Summit on June 8-10, 2021. The unprecedented Summit will focus on ‚Au Trauma, incarceration and justice across the life course: transforming systems for behavioral health equity among boys and men of ...
5/14/2021 Frontline Workers Need New Approaches to Treat COVID-19-Related Mental Health Issues HIT Consultant ... behavioral health condition associated with Covid-19, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention . Essential workers had the highest reported rates of adverse mental health outcomes compared to all other employment groups surveyed by the CDC. More than 38% of essential workers reported having a COVID-19-related trauma- and stressor-related disorder. Comparatively, about 25% of nonessential workers reported the same.Frontline healthcare workers are particularly at ...
5/14/2021 GAO report finds increased behavioral health symptoms and decreased access GAO report finds increased behavioral health symptoms and decreased access Patrick Jones May 14, 2021 Share this:The U.S Government Accountability Office (GAO) recently released a report detailing how behavioral health conditions increased while accessibility to behavioral health treatment decreased during the pandemic. The report used numbers from multiple states, including Oregon.According to the report, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) Household Pulse conducted a survey from April 2020 ...
5/8/2021 Some Seniors Are Being ‚ÄúLeft Behind‚Äù On COVID-19 Vaccines For Myriad Reasons ... sites and society must step up to get them vaccinated.Westminster, United States - May 7, 2021 / PressCable / ‚AiWhile the CDC reports that nearly 80% of those age 65+ have already received at least one ... Au says James Pratty, M.D., Medical Director of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health for Brand New Day, who warns that those with mental health issues are also vulnerable. ‚AuIt‚Aos important for us to reach out ...
5/7/2021 Understanding EHR Adoption, Use With Medical Specialties EHR Intelligence Understanding EHR Adoption, Use With Medical Specialties From cardiology, neurology, and behavioral health, EHR adoption, use, and satisfaction vary between medical specialties. Source: Getty ImagesByMay 07, 2021 - An EHR system does not automatically optimize to each specific medical specialty. In fact, EHR adoption, usability, and satisfaction differ significantly across medical specialties.According to the most recent Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) nationwide EHR survey, office-based ...
5/4/2021 More Access Needed to Address the Teen Mental Health Crisis PRWeb ... Behavioral Health. WHITE HAVEN, Pa. Teen mental health is at peak crisis levels, with anxiety, depression, and suicide at all-time highs. The COVID pandemic and the subsequent isolation, lack of support systems, derailed routines, and stress have only made it worse. According to the CDC, mental health-related emergency department visits among children and teens under 18 increased 31% in 2020, compared with 2019. Teen suicide is now the ...
5/1/2021 Access to mental health services dwindled as pandemic need strained providers: GAO report The Hill ... CDC) surveys determined that about 38 percent reported symptoms of anxiety or depression between April 2020 and February 2021. Eleven percent said the same in 2019. ADVERTISEMENTSimilarly, emergency departments saw 36 percent more visits for overdoses and 26 percent more visits for suicide attempts from mid-March to mid-October of last year, compared to the previous year.At the same time, the National Council for Behavioral Health (NCBH ...
4/23/2021 Discover Telehealth Conference 2021: Real World Applications ... CDC COVID Guidelines will be enforced Conference DetailsEvent : Discover Telehealth 2021 ConferenceWhen: November 3-5, 2021 (registration/sign-in begins on November 3; conference will begin on November 4)Where: Great Wolf Lodge, LaGrange, GAClick here to receive a conference rate for the hotel:Who Should Attend: Healthcare Providers, Physicians, Healthcare Administrators, Hospitals, Skilled Nursing Facilities, School Systems, Primary Care Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants, Nurses, Behavioral Health ...
4/22/2021 Health Equity Effort Engages Community Partners, Progress Measures HealthPayer Intelligence ... programs, and influencing local and federal policy decisions.The strategy is centered around improving racial health disparities in maternal health, behavioral health, diabetes, and cardiovascular conditions.BCBSA will first focus on maternal health, with a ... in tackling maternal health disparities , the payer will use the CDC Severe Maternal Morbidity metric and report results annually.BCBSA's National Health Equity Strategy will focus heavily on community partnerships. For instance, in recent months ...
4/22/2021 LFCS Reports Significant Increase in Mental Health Service Requests, Introduces Mental Health First Aid Training ... First Aid Training PRWebMental Health Awareness Month in May provides an opportunity to educate about the growing need for behavioral health resources‚Aiand train community members to help ST. LOUIS, Mo.Lutheran Family and ... numbers.According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) during June of 2020, 40 percent of adults reported struggling with mental health or substance abuse. In the same study, it was found that ...
4/21/2021 State's opioid settlement money diverted from substance-abuse services, providers say Crain's New York Business ... CDC‚Ailikely an underestimate due to incomplete data.That has put pressure on behavioral health providers that help people experiencing substance abuse, Harckham said."The capacity of our providers has really been stretched to the max during the pandemic," he said.Harckham is now pushing for state legislation that would direct future proceeds from opioid settlements to be used only for addiction treatment, recovery and prevention. It would also establish ...
4/21/2021 Access to mental health services dwindled as pandemic need strained providers: GAO report - News Break ... CDC) surveys determined that about 38 percent reported symptoms of anxiety or depression between April 2020 and February 2021. Eleven percent said the same in 2019.Similarly, emergency departments saw 36 percent more visits for overdoses and 26 percent more visits for suicide attempts from mid-March to mid-October of last year, compared to the previous year.At the same time, the National Council for Behavioral Health (NCBH) surveyed ...
4/20/2021 Creating Isolation Rooms in Behavioral Health Settings Health Care HVAC Creating Isolation Rooms in Behavioral Health SettingsExhaust systems can be retrofitted to support the conversion of patient rooms to airborne infection isolation rooms with negative pressure. This room can accommodate two ... of the COVID-19 pandemic. The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) has also weighed in with 2020 data that underscores the rise in mental health crises as a result of the pandemic, particularly for young ...
4/15/2021 U.S. suicide rates dropping; CDC credits tele-health services The national suicide rates are dropping according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and they credit that to many providers now being just a phone call or virtual visit away.Based on preliminary data from the CDC, the nation's suicide rate dropped 6% in 2020.That's the biggest decline in almost four decades. The highest rate was back in 1941.Essentia Health Division Chair for Psychiatry and Behavioral ...
4/9/2021 UHSM Health Share Announces New Behavioral Health Benefits to Programs ... Unite Health Share Ministries), a faith-based health care nonprofit founded on Christian beliefs and values, today announced access to behavioral health benefits for all programs except fundamental. Now, members can lean on and utilize ... members navigate through unprecedented times.‚AuAccording to a recent CDC report, 40 percent of U.S. adults reported struggling with elevated mental health issues or increased substance abuse in 2020. With the prevalence of anxiety ...
4/9/2021 UHSM Health Share Announces New Behavioral Health Benefits to Programs | Financial Buzz ... Unite Health Share Ministries) , a faith-based health care nonprofit founded on Christian beliefs and values, today announced access to behavioral health benefits for all programs except fundamental. Now, members can lean on and utilize ... members navigate through unprecedented times.‚AuAccording to a recent CDC report , 40 percent of U.S. adults reported struggling with elevated mental health issues or increased substance abuse in 2020. With the prevalence of anxiety ...
4/9/2021 Trust in the CDC, Teaching Students with Disabilities, Russian Mercenaries: RAND Weekly Recap Trust in the CDC, Teaching Students with Disabilities, Russian Mercenaries: RAND Weekly Recap blog April 9, 2021We discuss declining public trust in the CDC; educating students with disabilities in the COVID-19 era; changes in the U.S. justice system; Russian mercenaries; why Biden should take the lead in promoting Japan‚AiSouth Korea cooperation; and improving access to military behavioral health care. Photo by James Gathany/CDC Trust in the ...
4/8/2021 The State of Pharma Part VII: Marketing to Behavioral Healthcare Professionals The State of Pharma Part VII: Marketing to Behavioral Healthcare Professionals April 8, 2021 Healthcare Marketing , State of Pharma‚AuThe State of Pharma‚Au series from HealthLink Dimensions has followed and examined trends that matter ... growing concerns for Americans with behavioral health issues surged. The CDC reported in June 2020 that two out of every five Americans was reporting an issue related to mental health, and as of March, the ...
4/8/2021 UHSM Health Share Announces New Behavioral Health Benefits to Programs Yahoo News ... Unite Health Share Ministries) , a faith-based health care nonprofit founded on Christian beliefs and values, today announced access to behavioral health benefits for all programs except fundamental. Now, members can lean on and utilize ... our members navigate through unprecedented times."According to a recent CDC report , 40 percent of U.S. adults reported struggling with elevated mental health issues or increased substance abuse in 2020. With the prevalence of anxiety ...
4/8/2021 UHSM Health Share Announces New Behavioral Health Benefits to Programs | Business Wire Business Wire ... Unite Health Share Ministries) , a faith-based health care nonprofit founded on Christian beliefs and values, today announced access to behavioral health benefits for all programs except fundamental. Now, members can lean on and utilize ... members navigate through unprecedented times.‚AuAccording to a recent CDC report , 40 percent of U.S. adults reported struggling with elevated mental health issues or increased substance abuse in 2020. With the prevalence of anxiety ...
4/8/2021 ... Unite Health Share Ministries) , a faith-based health care nonprofit founded on Christian beliefs and values, today announced access to behavioral health benefits for all programs except fundamental. Now, members can lean on and utilize ... members navigate through unprecedented times.‚AuAccording to a recent CDC report , 40 percent of U.S. adults reported struggling with elevated mental health issues or increased substance abuse in 2020. With the prevalence of anxiety ...