Chronic Kidney Disease and Mental Health

Chronic Kidney Disease and Mental Health

A series on addressing chronic conditions through mental health care to improve outcomes and the bottom line Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is a physically exhausting diagnosis for more than one in seven U.S. adults. It’s also a significant cost driver: Medicare alone spent $130 billion in 2018 for people in all stages of kidney disease. Health […]

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Drive Down Costs by Ramping Up Behavioral Health

Drive Down Costs by Ramping Up Behavioral Health

A series on addressing chronic conditions through mental health care to improve outcomes and the bottom line The effects—and downstream costs—resulting from co-occurring chronic physical and mental health conditions are staggering. For example: Among people with diabetes, heart disease, COPD, chronic pain and cancer, 73%-80% of participants in a voluntary screening scored positive or at-risk […]

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How BHI Technologies Can Support Your Shift to Value-Based Care

How BHI Technologies Can Support Your Shift to Value-Based Care

  The COVID-19 pandemic has exposed weak spots in the fee-for-service model, highlighting the concerns that healthcare researchers and policy experts have been pointing out for years. Providers that depend on volume for revenue found themselves in a sticky situation as elective procedures and appointments dramatically dropped off this past year. Conversely, those with value-based […]

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Why Today’s Approach to Behavioral Health is Failing

Why Today’s Approach to Behavioral Health is Failing

Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, an estimated 44 million Americans were living with mental illness and nearly 60 percent were not receiving treatment. When you add in the traumatic nature of the pandemic, the related economic constriction, and the extended social isolation experienced by many Americans, the pandemic’s impact could increase the prevalence of behavioral […]

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Report: Spike in Demand for Clinical Treatment of Mental Health Symptoms During ‘COVID Era’

According to data from NeuroFlow, more individuals are seeking treatment for depression, anxiety, and social isolation since the beginning of the pandemic A recent survey from the CDC points to warning signs that America’s mental fitness was eroding from the pandemic’s toll. Roughly 40% of Americans reported behavioral health struggles since the Coronavirus lockdown began. […]

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Report: Spike in Demand for Clinical Treatment of Mental Health Symptoms During ‘COVID Era’

Report: Spike in Demand for Clinical Treatment of Mental Health Symptoms During ‘COVID Era’

According to data from NeuroFlow, more individuals are seeking treatment for depression, anxiety, and social isolation since the beginning of the pandemic A recent survey from the CDC points to warning signs that America’s mental fitness was eroding from the pandemic’s toll. Roughly 40% of Americans reported behavioral health struggles since the Coronavirus lockdown began. […]

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Behavioral Health for Veterans: A Better Path Forward

Behavioral Health for Veterans: A Better Path Forward

How identifying and adapting to unique health risks is the key to better mental health outcomes for Veterans   Mental health services have reached a crisis point in the United States. The lack of high-quality mental health care impacts the daily lives of millions of Americans. But this absence is rapidly becoming an even greater […]

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