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Who’s Taking Care of You? Ways to Increase Healthcare Employee Satisfaction

A career in healthcare can be more rewarding and fulfilling than any other. The feeling of saving lives and affecting positive health outcomes is second to none. It’s also true, however, that these careers can yield an extraordinary amount of professional and personal stress, which can lead to long-term behavioral health issues that affect ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...