On average, 13 percent of mothers in the United States will develop symptoms of postpartum depression. However, over half of them will go untreated. What are the most common misconceptions about postpartum depression, and how can physicians support postpartum mental health?
Studies show that a little over 66 percent of women aged 40 and older get regular mammograms. In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, we compiled resources to help physicians engage patients in their care.
Within the next 20 years, 20 percent of Americans will be 65 or older. It is crucial that providers understand this demographic’s preferences. How can providers embrace technology, increase patient education, and treat the social determinants of health to account for this “silver tsunami?”
In celebration of National Primary Care Week (October 1–5), we are sharing one of our most popular posts from the archive. Population health is a hot topic in healthcare. What does this innovative approach to managing patients’ health mean for primary care providers, and how can PCPs prepare and stay ahead of the curve in the shifting healthcare landscape?
What are the top three social determinants of health that affect senior patients? What tools and tricks can providers use to help this demographic live happier, healthier lives?
In part five of our “Peak Practice Performance” series, we examine how primary care providers can leverage “pop health” initiatives like wellness visits, Medicare Advantage, telehealth, and other strategies to boost their revenue and improve patient health outcomes!
This Halloween, we’re investigating what exactly is meant by terms such as “population health” and “quadruple aim” to get at the core meaning. These common phrases are costumes, hiding the true meaning of these powerful concepts. Click here to read more and demystify this industry jargon!
Physician-led ACOs routinely outperform hospital ACOs. Why is this? Learn what policies and features enable these organizations to improve the patient experience while lowering costs!
Wearables like Fitbit and Apple Watch may save lives, but also unearth ethical concerns and questions. What information is off-limits? What will happen to the patient-doctor relationship? Is my insurance provider monitoring me? In this podcast, we discuss morality and technology with professor Lisa Eckenwiler, Ph.D.!
Health centers are on the frontier of population health strategies and addressing the social determinants of health. What benefits are patients and providers seeing from these initiatives? And what can independent providers learn from health centers’ model?