The relationship between sleep and mental health is well-documented. Chronic sleep problems affect between 50% - 80% of patients in a typical psychiatric practice, compared with 10% - 18% of adults in the general U.S. population. This intricate relationship underscores the importance of providing consumers with better awareness and understanding of their sleep patterns and the important role that sleep plays in their overall health.
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Leveraging technology to connect patients and doctors has increased access to healthcare across the board. Providers are now able to reach health consumers in manners that are more intuitive, engaging and easy. However, while it’s certainly easier to find a virtual solution today, developing long-term, engaging relationships with patients is difficult to scale - especially when it comes to mental health.
Adherence is one of the biggest challenges to improving mental health once an individual is in therapy. While patients may walk out the door or end a video conference call knowing their next steps for practicing certain skills, following a diet, or implementing a lifestyle change, remembering to do their homework can be difficult. It’s especially hard work when depression, anxiety and other mental health conditions are known to cause forgetfulness.
We all have our own healthcare story - whether managing a chronic condition or helping a loved one navigate an illness. It’s often during this journey that you experience firsthand how difficult it is to gain access to the health data and information that give patients and caregivers a full picture of one's health.
Serenity, a behavioral health platform for clinicians and care teams is now available for early access
Today, the Serenity team is proud to share the Serenity behavioral health platform is available to clinicians and care teams for early access. Serenity empowers clinicians to build, deploy and measure clinical materials with speed and at scale, giving them a powerful tool to gain deeper visibility into a patient’s therapeutic journey.
Virtual care took a dramatic turn in 2020. A global pandemic limited patient access to many health care providers and the world turned to telemedicine as its alternative. Now, mental health providers and individual clinicians are looking for new ways to help the growing number of those in need of care. When there's a crisis, how do individual clinicians squeeze in the time to see patients and monitor progress?
Mental health in the modern world
The behavioral health care landscape has changed dramatically in the last 12 months as the spotlight has shone brighter on mental health and its impact across society.
Today, I’m excited to share that doc.ai has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by Sharecare, the digital health company that helps people manage all their health in one place.
Passport by doc.ai is now available to Ignyte’s more than one million customers as part of the company’s Return to Work Plan
The pandemic has brought endless challenges for businesses, including when and how to manage employees and customers safely, and how to do so while maintaining compliance and privacy around personal health information.
Today, we’re excited to announce our new Analytics Dashboard in Passport. We’ve worked to make sure that our Analytics dashboard allows HR managers and COVID compliance officers to gain an immediate picture of their team’s health. Read below for an overview of these new features and an instructional video.