Posts Tagged ‘Vulnerable populations’

Infographic: Roadblocks to Delivering Health Information to Vulnerable Populations

September 7th, 2016 by Melanie Matthews

Most healthcare organizations recognize the importance of health information, but there are many obstacles to delivering that information to vulnerable populations, according to a new infographic by Oliver Wyman.

The infographic looks at the various organizational, consumer-related and vulnerable population-specific roadblocks.

Telephonic outreach by healthcare case managers helps to bridge the care divide, supporting and improving the health of vulnerable and high-risk populations.

Telephonic Case Management Protocols to Engage Vulnerable Populations describes a suite of tools to facilitate identification, interaction, surveys, follow-up action, resource matching, and member engagement and outreach for a behavioral health population that is also a template for case management and care coordination of any organization’s hard-to-reach or vulnerable members.

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Infographic: How the ACA Affects Mental Health

April 7th, 2014 by Jackie Lyons

In terms of medical care, missed days of work, chronic health issues and death, depression is estimated to have cost the United States $112 billion in 2013, according to a new infographic from Betterdoctor.com. The Affordable Care Act (ACA) mandates mental health coverage for millions of Americans and requires a free depression screening under all health insurance plans.

This infographic provides an overview of depression in America, including prevalence of depression, the average cost of a hospital stay, cost of medication, as well as how the ACA is expected to impact mental healthcare.

Illness Management and Recovery (IMR): Personalized Skills and Strategies for those with Mental Illness helps people with SMI identify personally meaningful goals and work to achieve these goals by addressing smaller, more manageable segments of those goals.

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HINfographic: Telehealth in Population Health Management

August 12th, 2013 by Jackie Lyons

Healthcare is hanging up land lines — a decrease in use from 80 percent in 2010 to 53 percent in 2013 — and plugging into videoconferencing, virtual visits and smartphones to fortify care management and expand reach to remote and vulnerable populations, according to a recent HIN survey.

The top targets of telehealth include CHF, diabetes, hypertension, COPD and mental health populations, according to a new infographic from the Healthcare Intelligence Network. This HINfographic also details future programs, the top five telehealth targets, the technology and devices most utilized by telehealth, how organizations plan to take advantage of telehealth provisions in the ACA, and more.


Telehealth Powers Population Health Management

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Information presented in this infographic was excerpted from: 2013 Healthcare Benchmarks: Telehealth & Telemedicine. If you would like to learn more about telehealth and telemedicine, this resource offers an expanded analysis punctuated with more than 40 easy-to-follow graphs and tables and a year-over-year comparison of telehealth trends from 2009 to present.

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