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The Mental Health Impacts of a Cancer Diagnosis

While experiencing physically draining care involved with treatment, cancer patients also battle a variety of mental health issues related to their condition. A cancer diagnosis has a huge impact on most patients and their families or caregivers. One in three people with cancer experience mental or emotional distress. Anxiety, depression, and fear are common ...

Combatting the Top Challenges During Transitions of Care

Transitions of care, or the coordination of health care during a movement from one setting to another or to home, are a critical piece of an overall positive health outcome. A well-planned transition of care ensures health care continuity, avoids preventable poor outcomes among at-risk populations, and promotes the safe and timely transfer of ...

Behavioral Science Applied to Improve Medicare STAR Medication Adherence Ratings

Optimus Healthcare Partners, UnitedHealthcare and GoMo Health Collaborate on Evidence-Based Behavioral Modification System for Medicare Patients Experiencing Hypertension, Diabetes, and High Cholesterol November 12, 2019 (Asbury Park, New Jersey) – GoMo Health, the developer of the evidence-based BehavioralRx® science for behavioral and lifestyle modification and human resiliency, in collaboration with Optimus Healthcare Partners, an ...

By |November 12th, 2019|Press Releases|

[Podcast] PopHealth Week: Meet Bob Gold, Chief Behavioral Technologist and Founder GoMo Health

Hosts Fred Goldstein and Gregg Masters, MPH meet Bob Gold, the Chief Behavioral Technologist and Founder GoMo Health. Bob is one of the world’s leading behavioral technologists with more than 20 years applied research and development in the behavioral and cognitive science of human motivation, activation, and resiliency; he has a ...

By |November 4th, 2019|BehavioralRx®, News & Events|

World Mental Health Day: Important Facts and Resources You Should Know

This information originally appeared in a blog in May 2018. Because it was so widely read, we have updated the information as of October 2019, just in time for World Mental Health Day. The stigma that surrounds mental health is a common problem that affects people seeking treatment. In fact, 60% of adults with ...

Video: Treating What You Can’t See with Chronic Pain Management

One of the challenges in treating a patient population with chronic pain is that it is not just a physical symptom that can just be treated and will go away. Chronic pain is physical and psychological, because you have to address the patient’s self-perception of their belief that they can ...

The Advancement of Non-Opioid Chronic Pain Management Therapies for Medicaid Patients

Nearly one in five American adults suffer from chronic pain, and chronic pain is the most common cause of long-term disability. Because of the large population of people battling with chronic pain every day, it’s no surprise that every year millions of Americans use opioids to manage their pain. However, opioids simply mask the ...