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Lawmakers try to ‘script’ what doctors say

the patient's medical care or safety, or the safety of others.” That exception would enable some clinicians, such as mental health professionals or paramedics, to more routinely ask about gun ... Cooke said, pointing to the then-dire health and social
January 2012

Antidepressants no easy fix in primary care

Some say mental health care in the primary care setting is the wave of the future,” said ACP Member Robert M. ... Kravitz calls “tantalizing but frustrating”? “Think about treating mental health problems the same way you treat other chronic
January 2012

Rethinking the value of the annual exam

A lot of behavioral and mental health problems emerge during the annual visit.”. ... For patients:. My Health Finder. This resource includes less detailed versions of some of the USPSTF recommendations.
January 2010

Breaking the cycle of patient trauma

The Missouri Model, developed in 2014 by a multidisciplinary group of Missouri organizations representing health care, mental health, and youth services, defines four levels of the process for organizations: 1) trauma ... Source: CDC. The Substance Abuse
February 2019

Asking right questions key to detecting abuse

Zink said. This balance might change if someone becomes ill, or if there is a change in one partner's mental health status. ... Medical Association quickly countered by saying health care providers should continue screening those patients.
March 2009

Expressive writing could help erase irritable bowel syndrome

of the perceived stigma of mental health treatment. ... Halpert. There is one patient population with which internists probably shouldn't run expressive writing experiments—those with severe mental health issues.
October 2010

Improving rural health takes effort, energy

Maine. The lower hospitalization rates accounted for $5.5 million in health care savings annually. ... They sent patient data on food intake, exercise, medication adherence, mental health issues, and smoking back to the physicians.
September 2015

Who loses if Obamacare is repealed? Just about everyone

Some 60 million people suffer from such conditions. Under the ACA, mental health is an “essential benefit” that insurers must cover to the same degree as they cover other medical care. ... The ACA also prohibits denials for people with pre-existing
February 2017

Learning to parry patient requests

The remainder of the time, the doctor explored the request in more detail or offered an alternate diagnosis or approach, such as a diagnostic workup or a referral to a mental ... Another intangible that's difficult to quantify is the background influence
March 2011

Medicare pays for annual depression screening

who can facilitate and coordinate referrals for necessary mental health treatment. ... interactions with any mental health professional to whom a patient is referred.
March 2012

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