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Mental Health Stigma in America: What it is, and How to Help
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Mental Health Stigma in America: What it is, and How to Help

Despite the staggering statistic that one in four people will experience a mental health program in their lives, there is a strong stigma attached to mental illness. Stigma, or the negative stereotype associated with mental health, results in discrimination against an individual as a result of their mental illness and identity. Nearly 90 percent of people with mental health problems say that stigma and discrimination have a negative effect on their lives. Read More

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CJFHC and GoMo Health Event Recap: New Behavioral Technology for Women with Opioid Use Disorder (OUD)

Every day, more than 115 people in the United States die as a result of overdosing on opioid medication. The misuse and addiction to opioid medication, which includes prescription pain relievers, heroin, and fentanyl, has become a major national crisis. In 2017, 700 babies in New Jersey were born with neonatal abstinence syndrome in which they were withdrawing to the exposure of narcotics. Read More

Innovator of the Year 2017: Jessica Andersen, RN, BSN, CPHQ Quality Improvement, Maternal Child Project Manager at WellCare Health Plans
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Innovator of the Year 2017: Jessica Andersen, RN, BSN, CPHQ Quality Improvement, Maternal Child Project Manager at WellCare Health Plans

The Innovator of the Year Awards are awarded annually by GoMo Health. We are proud to recognize those who work hard to transform the patient and provider experience, improve communications throughout the continuum of care, efficiently scale the support and care available to patients from their clinical care team, and increase provider Joy in Practice. Innovators can be employees of health plans, hospitals, health systems, or pharmacies and life sciences companies that exemplify:

  • Out-of-the-box innovation, creation, and implementation of programs that meet the objectives listed above.
  • Keen focus on program introduction, promotion, ease of access, and utilization.
  • Collaborative program monitoring, identifying opportunities for ongoing improvements.
  • Diligent gathering of patient reported outcomes to drive future initiatives.

Our 2017 Health Plan Innovator of the Year is Jessica Andersen, RN, BSN, CPHQ Quality Improvement Maternal Child Project Manager at WellCare Health Plans. Jessica is a Nebraska native, hailing from Bennington, NE, and a graduate of Clarkson College in Omaha, NE. She has an impressive work history in pediatrics, currently working as Maternal Child Project Manager at WellCare of Nebraska.

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