Doctors sometimes struggle with their own poor health choices, as busy days in the office are carried home. ... Schattner said. She pointed out that hospital boards or malpractice companies can ask if a doctor has sought mental health assistance, or
A few weeks ago I wrote about dubious medical research from the 1950s involving prostate biopsies on skid row alcoholics. The research had ...
They used self-reported symptoms of depression and antidepressant use, and then examined those with the most severe symptoms on a mental health index or those regularly using antidepressants. ... Low mental health index scores were associated with an
electronic health record, be secured against hacking, and have associated reimbursement for the management of the data, she said. ... Embedded sensors in smart pills already exist. The FDA has approved Abilify MyCite (aripiprazole tablets with sensor)
Art 1 One source of information about health policy is the Commonwealth Fund. ... states. The set of 37 indicators is broad and includes subjects as diverse as access to mental health care, infant mortality and adult immunization rates.
However, many in the health community are hesitant to compare the 2 conditions. ... Dr. Bhasin underscored that the treatment of any conditions affecting middle-aged men should be done within the context of encouraging a healthy lifestyle, including both
The rule advises against psychiatrists commenting on the mental health of public figures they have not examined. ... Mental health professionals train for years and throughout their careers to gain and maintain necessary skills for diagnosing and
Mental health issues crowd emergency departments, as few mental health clinics are available. ... Persons with little interest in their own health continue to smoke and drink, use Meth and eat poorly.
As an academic hospitalist, I see how the hospital affects patients. The hospital has become a necessary evil for those who are very sick. B...
Reducing administrative burdens that interfere with the patient-physician relationship. Improving access to mental health services and integration of behavioral health into team-based primary care. ... I think these are issues that involve the