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Looking Out for Your Blood Pressure When You’re under 60

If your doctor is concerned about your blood pressure even though you’re young and healthy, you should be, too. Even young adults are not too young to be affected by high blood pressure.  About half of the people over the age of 20 have high blood pressure. Although high blood

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The Importance of Integrated Behavioral Health Care

Integrated behavioral health care is a relatively new approach to medical treatment. Society’s understanding of mental and physical health has grown more sophisticated, and more and more people are realizing the importance of coordinating both physical and mental health.  The rise of integrated behavioral health care is a direct response

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Modern Medicine: Telehealth’s Possibilities and Challenges

Although remote care had been steadily increasing in popularity in the years preceding the coronavirus pandemic, the pandemic compelled healthcare providers to expand their telehealth services. Telehealth is here to stay and is one of the year’s top ten trends to watch. For this reason, it is critical for your

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Can You Save More Money on In-Home Chronic Disease Management?

Chronic disease is a growing concern in America, and it’s having a serious impact on household budgets. In-home chronic disease management has proven to be more cost-efficient and effective than hospitalization and emergency room care. What Is In-Home Chronic Disease Management? In-home chronic disease management services provide ongoing care to

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What to Do When You Feel Anxious About Seeing the Doctor

Nobody really looks forward to seeing the doctor. But for some, the anxiety can be quite strong. Perhaps it’s the whole hospital setting that makes people uncomfortable. Or maybe it’s the dread of potentially hearing bad news. While this is all warranted, you can’t just keep avoiding the doctor when

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Factors That Affect Adoption of Behavioral Health Integration

A recent study article in Annals of Internal Medicine showed that four factors impact the implementation of behavioral health integration initiatives. The researchers found four factors that influence the implementation of behavioral health integration initiatives. Here is a breakdown of each: 1. Personalized Approach to Behavioral Health Integration According to

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What to Know About the “Silent” Health Risks of Hypertension

Hypertension, dubbed as the “silent killer”, affects one out of every three adults. In reality, most people are either not doing enough to prevent heart disease or are genetically predisposed to it, which necessitates extra effort. Hypertension has since earned a bad reputation as a result of its alarming prevalence.

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What to Expect in Your Annual Physical Exam

Our health has been placed under the spotlight in the past year, and it only makes sense to invest in your health. Even if you’re feeling mighty fine, it’s worth having your annual physical exam to ensure that your body is functioning as it should. An annual physical exam can

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Improve Engagement and Adherence to Remote Patient Monitoring

Throughout these trying and unpredictable times, one of the biggest challenges in medicine and patient care is remote patient monitoring. However, thanks to the RPM program, the gap between communication, engagement, and adherence has been somewhat filled.  Of course, just like most things, there is still plenty of room for

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5 FAQs on the 2022 Medicare Remote Therapeutic Monitoring

Remote Therapeutic Monitoring (RTM) is created to complement the Medicare Remote Physiological Monitoring (RPM) codes. If you are not quite familiar with RTM, it is specifically designed to assist patients who are using medical devices that collect information about non-physiological data such as respiratory and musculoskeletal system status. The RTM

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