mental health

Opinion: Telepsychiatry needed to bridge gap for rural VA patientsUnfortunately, the issue for many vets who experience trauma is that the mental health services they need are too far away from home. Here’s one solution.
Heart disease and mental health conditions more prevalent in psoriasisModerate-to-severe psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis patients are more likely than people without these conditions to have cardiovascular and mental comorbidities, as well as higher healthcare utilization and medical costs, primarily from pharmacy-related expenses, according to a recent retrospective study of U.S. Department of Defense patients.
Five Tips for Surviving a 12-Hour Pharmacy Shift
Five Tips for Surviving a 12-Hour Pharmacy ShiftIt's something every pharmacist knows well—the long shift. Here's how to make it a little more bearable.
Four Fresh New Perspectives on Telemedicine for Health ExecsA new survey from Sage Growth Partners offers new ideas on executives’ application and adoption of telemedicine technology.
The Value of Board-Certified Psychiatric PharmacistsBeing recognized as a BCPP brings professional recognition and credibility as an expert in psychopharmacology and behavioral health matters.
Health plans explore psychosocial support services to improve outcomesPatients who lack resources likely won’t have improved health outcomes even with interventions. Some plans are exploring how to address the problem.
Five ways PAs help plans, providers meet mental health needsHow can we as an industry help address the growing need and demand for quality mental health services? One of the more promising solutions is the expanded use of certified physician assistants.
Influence of social media on teenagers' body imageVisually oriented social media platforms created by their peers can have a significant negative impact on adolescents’ body image.
Balancing Act: Dealing with Stress in the Pharmacy
Balancing Act: Dealing with Stress in the PharmacyIt's no news that pharmacists are stressed, but how is it affecting job performance—and how do pharmacists cope?
Two ways health execs can help employers manage health benefit programsTwo Willis Towers Watson surveys have interesting findings about employee healthcare benefits.