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The Benefits of Online Scheduling in Healthcare

The implementation of Covid19 restrictions has once again resulted in long lines at medical facilities and many calls being on hold. In today’s healthcare industry, physicians are faced with increasing workloads, which is why having a patient online scheduling system can provide some relief. In a world dominated by technology, healthcare providers are expected to deliver easy and convenient facilities along with top-quality care.

What is an appointment scheduling solution?

A patient can book or request an appointment online using a […]

The Holiday Blues: How to cope

There is nothing more joyous than spending time with family and friends during the holiday season. But unwelcome guests — stress and depression, can cause the holiday blues. As the Covid-19 pandemic threatens to negatively impact our plans and activities this year, it can be difficult to keep a positive attitude and stay safe. This time of year can be lonely for those who are unable to see their family or friends. But, even when you are with people […]

By | 2021-12-10T08:40:29-05:00 December 10th, 2021|holiday blues, mental health|0 Comments

Telehealth Platforms: 4 Things to Consider

The telehealth industry has experienced rapid growth in recent years and will continue to grow. In addition to improving access to care, improving patient outcomes, and reducing costs, telehealth can also provide providers with deeper insight into their practice. In-person patient visits will eventually resume but may never reach the level of before the pandemic. There are a number of health conditions for which telehealth may be as beneficial as in-person care, and it can be a convenient way to […]

Addiction Recovery: The Role of Therapy

Mental health officials increasingly see substance abuse and addiction as mental health issues. In recent years, it has been viewed less as a sign of criminal activity and more as a mental disorder worthy of empathy and compassion, just like any other health condition.

The use of substances stimulates neurochemical changes that release dopamine and strengthen the association between a desired emotional state and a particular behavior. An individual is more likely to relapse if they use the substance regularly and […]

Coping With Stress As A Healthcare Worker

After more than a year of being in the frontlines of the pandemic, healthcare workers have had to deal with strong emotions — such as stress and anxiety. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention emphasizes the need for healthcare workers to recognize what stress looks like and take adequate steps to cope with it.

How The Pandemic Added To The Industry’s Stress

Stress from traumatic events impacts each individual differently. In August of 2020, the CDC released […]

By | 2021-06-07T11:50:54-04:00 June 3rd, 2021|health, Healthcare Industry, mental health|0 Comments

Children’s Mental Health: Feeling Safe, Confident and Healthy

May is Mental Health Awareness Month — a month filled with advocating for a variety of mental health issues. Since last week’s focus was children’s mental health, we’re sharing tips on making kids feel safe, confident and healthy.

Making Them Feel Safe

Creating a sense of safety — both emotionally and physically — is vital for kids’ mental health.  According to the National Association of School Psychologists, feeling connected and welcomed allows children […]

By | 2021-05-13T12:51:45-04:00 May 13th, 2021|health, mental health|0 Comments

Funding Aims To Mitigate The Pandemic’s Impact On Mental Health Services

Healthcare systems around the country have been largely overwhelmed by the coronavirus pandemic. Although the national focus remains on keeping COVID-19 positivity and hospitalization rates down, experts are pointing to another area exacerbated by the pandemic — mental health.

By | 2020-12-23T15:47:57-05:00 December 23rd, 2020|Behavioral Health Services|0 Comments

Finding Help for Substance Abuse Disorder during COVID-19

We can all agree that the year 2020 has been a rollercoaster no matter which corner of the world you’re from. It can be even harder for those who suffer from a mental illness. However, help is still out there for those who are dealing with mental illnesses, such as substance abuse disorder.