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Gateway Health offers app aiding recovering substance abuse patients

Health insurer Gateway Health has teamed with mobile app vendor WEconnect Health Management to give Pennsylvania plan members ongoing help with recovery from substance abuse. Gateway is offering an app after inpatient treatment so those patients can join a support network during the first year of recovery. Each year, 23 million Americans seek substance abuse… Read More »

Why heart failure patients suffer depression, impaired thinking

Heart failure patients often have trouble with thinking and depression. A new study by University of Guelph researchers explains why and points to ways to prevent and treat both heart and brain maladies through the emerging field of circadian medicine. Published recently in Nature’s Scientific Reports, the study is the first to reveal how cognition… Read More »

How HIMSS19 shows that effective IT must focus on patients

People as individuals and human beings are regaining an appropriate central focus in healthcare. The shift in thinking of putting relationships front and center was especially evident during the annual mass gathering of the healthcare information technology sector at the HIMSS Annual Conference. Without a so-called blockbuster announcement, this arguably most important element of healthcare… Read More »