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Stress and depression impact physical health and increase risk for stroke and heart disease by Dave W Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted Thu 08 May 2014 9:37am New research has shown that negative emotional states including anger and anxiety leading to stressRelating to injury or concern. and depressionFeelings of sadness, hopelessness and a loss of interest in life, combined with a sense of reduced emotional well-being not only affect the functioning of the hea ... Read on »
DHS: Mobile Technology Poses Security Risks to Health DataReporting Technology’s Impact on Healthcare by Francine H. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Fri 18 May 2012 12:00am A report from the Department of Homeland Security’s National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center finds that the health care industry’s adoption of mobile technology poses certain security risks to patient data. The report offers recommendations to bolster organizations’ data security, such as operating well-maintained firewalls ... Read on »
Study: At-Risk Teenagers Interested in Online Health Record AccessReporting Technology’s Impact on Healthcare by Francine H. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Tue 23 Oct 2012 12:00am The vast majority of teenagers at a California juvenile detention center said they would be interested in having online access to their health records, according to a new study. Researchers say at-risk teenagers could significantly benefit from online health records. FierceHealthIT, Stanford release. from iHealthBeat ... Read on »
Individualism and its Impact on Health, Wellness and Wholeness by Daniel A. Posted Thu 27 May 2010 9:24am Today's posting has to do with rampant individualism and the impact that those ego-based decisions have on health, wellness and wholeness (HW2). Americans pride themselves on many things (in fact, it is our pride that gets in the way of doing much of what both the Constitution and Religion suggest we should be doing). Historically, "rugged indi ... Read on »
CDPH Receives Grant to Help Prepare for Climate Change Health Impacts by CA Dept of Public Health Posted Thu 18 Oct 2012 10:58am Climate change poses risks to the public health and well-being of all Californians through extreme weather events, wildfires and a shift in certain infectious diseases. To address the need for planning and preparation to meet these challenges, the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) has been awarded a four-year, Centers for Disease Cont ... Read on »
How Sleep Can Impact Your Metabolic Health by Chris .. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Fri 25 Mar 2011 3:02am When we understand the influence sleep has on metabolic and hormonal function, it ís much easier to realise why sleep needs to be prioritised in our lives. 6 Reasons Sleep Can Impact Your Metabolic Health 1) Sleep Problems Predict Metabolic Syndrome Do you have trouble falling asleep? Trouble staying asleep? Do you snore? Peo ... Read on »
Experts Assess Impact of Health Reform on Mental Health Coverage by Medline Plus Posted Wed 03 Nov 2010 6:59am For Information Contact: Embargoed Until: Eve Herold, 703-907-8640 November 1, 2010 Release No. 10-67 Beth Casteel, 703-907-8562 Experts Assess Impact of Health Reform on Mental Health Coverage ARLINGTON, Va. (November 1, 2010) – Implementation of the health care reform legislation, the P ... Read on »
Avalere Health CEO Dan Mendelson discusses election’s impact on health reform (transcript) by David W. Patient Expert Posted Thu 04 Nov 2010 9:28am This is the transcript of my recent podcast interview with Avalere Health’s Dan Mendelson. David Williams: This is David E. Williams cofounder of MedPharma Partners and author of the Health Business Blog.  I’m speaking today with Dan Mendelson.  He is President and CEO of Avalere Health , a health care business and policy advisory firm. ... Read on »
The Impact Of Physical Illness On Mental Health – Mental Health Awareness by melissalynnshell Health MavenFacebook Posted Fri 07 May 2010 5:30am , , , , , , , , This entry is part 6 of 14 in the series Mental Health Awareness Mental Health Awareness I believe that my physical illnesses contributed to the poor state of mind I had, as well as developing Clinical Depression, ... Read on »
More practical, relevant, and actionable health IT advice to be doled out at HealthIMPACT East in NYC on Wednesday by Shahid N. Shah Patient Expert Posted Sun 27 Apr 2014 2:12pm Our vision of providing a packed one day event focused on practical, relevant, and actionable health IT advice was very well received in Houston earlier this month. We wanted to focus not on canned PowerPoint decks and promotion of tech hype but specific advice on how and where to apply IT in healthcare settings. Based on some of the feedb ... Read on »