Tag Archives: Support

Texas anti-abortion groups split over case of 11-month-old on life support

Texas “pro-life” groups are divided over the prospect of removing the respirator and feeding tubes from 11-month-old Tinslee, who was born with incurable heart and pulmonary defects and has been on life support since she was a newborn. Tinslee’s mother, Trinity Lewis, is in a legal battle to keep her daughter alive and receiving medical… Read More »

Collaborative Effort Will Support Mental Health for California Students – Managed Healthcare Executive

There is a mental health crisis among California’s youth. Studies show up to one in five students in the U.S. has a serious mental health need, yet in California too few of those affected receive the help they need, according to Blue Shield of California, based in Oakland, California. To address this issue, the payer is launching BlueSky, a… Read More »

Technology optimization: refining clinical decision support

Physicians on the front lines of healthcare delivery welcome the assistance of clinical decision support technology – as long as it works well, gives proper suggestions and does not get in their way. Perhaps more than other healthcare information technologies, clinical decision support systems really require CIOs, CMIOs and other health IT and clinical leaders… Read More »

Phone support tied to better outcomes for dementia patients, caregivers

(Reuters Health) – Dementia patients and the family members who care for them may have a better quality of life when they have access to telephone and online support, the results of a clinical trial suggest. Researchers tested the effectiveness of a program known as the Care Ecosystem, which provided patient navigators and access to… Read More »