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Mental Health Awareness Month: Fighting the Stigma

Many triggers cause one to develop a mental illness. Some are genetic; some stem from environmental issues such as childhood trauma and stress at school or work; some are undetermined. Regardless, these illnesses are as real as diabetes, HIV/AIDS, heart disease, cancer, and other severe medical conditions, but unlike most medical conditions, often mental health issues are stigmatized. Some people may think these conditions are self-inflicted; some do not believe they are real. When people suffering from these conditions reach out for help, they may hear replies such as “man up” or “stop worrying about it,” as if it were that easy.

The New Normal: Healthcare in a Post-Pandemic World

The New Normal: Healthcare in a Post-Pandemic World

“The new normal.” We’ve all been hearing that phrase since the beginning of the pandemic and can’t wait until everything is indeed, “back to normal”. But the reality is COVID-19 has changed so much of our daily lives and the way we practice healthcare is included. Here are some ways healthcare will look different in the post-pandemic world.

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How to Strengthen Your Security and Prevent Cyber Attacks

How to Strengthen Your Security and Prevent Cyber Attacks

Chaos from the pandemic and the shift to digital health left health systems vulnerable, and the number of reported breaches increased 18% compared to the same period last year. However, there are several ways your organization can support remote care and protect patient data. Keep reading below for tips on how to prevent cyber-attacks.

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6 Tips for Building a Patient-Centric Revenue Cycle

6 Tips for Building a Patient-Centric Revenue Cycle

Adopting a patient-centered approach to care can help reduce costs, build patient-provider relationships, and improve outcomes! It allows patients to align their care around personal preferences and empowers them to take charge of their own health. Providers can also make their revenue cycle more patient-centric, and double down on the benefits! Here are six tips on how to make to build a more patient-centric revenue cycle.

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Technology & the Future of Behavioral Healthcare

Technology & the Future of Behavioral Healthcare

Before the pandemic, it was reported that nearly 1 in every 5 adults (18.9%) in the U.S. experience some type of mental health disorder. Between COVID-19, stress over finances, and isolation, 2020 exacerbated that number. The growing need for mental health services became a large-scale issue, which prompted healthcare providers to adopt different types of technology to support behavioral health patients.

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Health Benefits of Owning a Pet

Health Benefits of Owning a Pet

When you buy/adopt a pet, it’s like adding a new member to your family. We all love coming home to our dog’s wagging tail and cuddling up with our cat at night, but what you may not know is just how much having a pet can benefit you and your health.

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7 Medication Management Tips

7 Medication Management Tips

Managing medication can be quite difficult and confusing at times, especially when you are taking multiple medications for multiple conditions. It is imperative that patients have a full understanding of all their medications, as drug-on-drug interactions can be very harmful to your health.

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