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Treating the Whole Patient: Why Is It Important and How Can It Be Done?

When a patient goes to their healthcare provider, they bring with them a complex and interconnected set of circumstances that contributes to the development and exacerbation of their conditions. While it’s very common for doctors to see the person sitting before them as a composite of symptoms, and a problem to be solved, there ...

5 Top Challenges to Medication Adherence

Americans just have a hard time taking their meds. Even those who elect pharmacological intervention over invasive surgery have difficulty sticking to their routine. Data from the World Health Organization indicates that medication adherence can have a more direct impact on patient outcomes than the specific treatment itself. Other analyses from the University of ...

Digital Therapeutics: What Are They and Why Do They Matter?

Digital therapeutics are customized, tech-based tools that use specialized software to help treat, manage or prevent a broad spectrum of physical, mental and behavioral health conditions. They can be characterized as any approved software-based tool that treats a health issue. In a country where over 130 million people suffer from at least one ...

The Measurable ROI and Improved Outcomes from the WellCare of Nebraska Baby’s First Program

GoMo Health has a Maternal/Child Health Program called Baby’s First with WellCare of Nebraska. The Baby’s First program is designed to support parents and caregivers in the care of themselves and their baby postpartum, both physically and mentally. The program also provides parents and caregivers with the necessary resources and ...

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 ...

[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|

Diving Deep with Bob Gold on Chronic Pain Management: Treating What You Can’t See with an Integrated Behavioral and Physical Approach

Chronic pain is a condition that affects more than 1.5 billion people globally, 100+ million of them Americans. Because chronic pain is complex in diagnosis and treatment, the physical, mental, and emotional impact on a patient’s daily life must be considered to effectively implement treatment that addresses the entire person, and not just their ...

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 ...

Breaking Down Barriers to Innovation with Stephen Lazoritz, MD, CPE

“Start by doing what is necessary; then do what is possible, and suddenly you are doing the impossible.” — St. Francis of Assisi How often, when faced with a new or difficult problem do people proclaim, “we need to think outside of the box!” Outside the box implies that perhaps ...