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Meaningful Use: The Pitfalls and Promises of the Healthcare Technology Revolution
One would not consider running a large organization without some type of cohesive infrastructure, but that is exactly what is occurring in the world of healthcare today. The Federal Government is looking to change this and in 2009 under the American Recovery and Reinvestment ACT, (ARRA) they decided to do so through the provision of incentive payments to doctors and hospitals that are designed to pave the way to a new healthcare technology revolution…. Before this can be accomplished healthcare stakeholders must navigate their way through a detailed set of over 700 pages of instructions outlining “meaningful use.”
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The Physical Benefits of Preventative Behavioral Health Treatment
New studies are proving how inextricably linked behavior health is to physical health. Early behavioral health prevention does not just improve patient outcomes for mental health issues, but can also often reduce severity and length of physical ailments in these patient populations.
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Preventative Behavioral Health Treatment: Stress and Medical Illness
We all know that stress makes us feel bad, but new evidence shows a direct correlation between stress and serious illness It is often said that “stress is the cause”, though few have seen just what a widespread impact stress can have on a person’s wellness until recently. In the following article we will be looking at links between the physical illness and stress.
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Depression and Heart Disease: Preventing a Cycle of Illness
Discover the inextricable link between Depression and Heart Disease, and effective methods for prevention and control within the patient population. Early treatment and prevention of Depression can help your heart. Find out the latest developments on the corollary relationship between Depression and Heart Disease, and effective treatment methods for dealing with these issues.
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Medical Implications of Bipolar Disorder: Lessening the Physiological Impact
Bipolar Disorder: a physical and mental health problem whose co-morbid illnesses can be lessened through early detection and effective treatment. Those suffering from Bipolar Disorder are as likely to die prematurely as a smoker. Find out all of the physical illnesses related to this debilitating disease, and how integration of mental and physical health services can improve patient outcomes.
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