The Key Role and Importance of Case Management in Healthcare

Posted by GVT Admin on Jan 22, 2024 12:28:00 PM

In the intricate web of healthcare, where compassion meets complexity, case management emerges as a linchpin, weaving together the diverse threads of patient care. Beyond the clinical walls, it is a human touch, a guiding force, and a vital bridge between patients, healthcare providers, and the multifaceted healthcare system. In this exploration, we delve into the importance of case management in healthcare, understanding its impact on patient well-being and the overall effectiveness of the healthcare ecosystem.               

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Topics: case management software, healthcare

Doctors Without Borders

Posted by GVT Admin on Jan 10, 2024 10:26:41 AM

The recent resumption of hostilities in Gaza has reminded this blog of the heroic dedication of Medecines Sans Frontieres or Doctors without Borders as it is known here in the states.

All over Gaza, Palestinians are suffering under siege and bombardment, losing loved ones, homes, and their own lives. Among them are Doctors Without Borders (MSF) staff members, many of whom continue to work and provide lifesaving care in hospitals and health centers across Gaza. They share their stories with us below.

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Topics: healthcare, social issues

Whatever Happened to Anorexia?

Posted by GVT Admin on Jul 12, 2023 10:48:39 AM

Back in the 80s and 90s eating disorders had risen to epidemic proportions among teen-age girls. In fact, most used the mirror as a tool for taking stock of their worth conducting a critical search for flaws, fat, and proof of their failure to live up to the standards they had set for themselves. Their hunger for perfection and acceptance was insatiable, giving rise to body shame, self-loathing, anxiety, and life-threatening bouts of anorexia and bulimia.

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Topics: healthcare, social issues

4 Ways to Become a Stronger Advocate for Your Health

Posted by GVT Admin on Oct 12, 2022 11:28:48 AM

Today's blog is written by guest blogger, Sharon Wagner, from Senior Friendly.  We truly appreciate her for sharing these helpful insights for our readers. 

Perhaps you've developed a chronic health condition in the past year, or maybe you're simply getting older and attending more checkups and routine doctor's appointments as a result. Knowing when to speak up for yourself when it comes to your health is a valuable skill. Learn more about becoming a stronger advocate for your health in order to maximize your doctor's appointments and get the best out of your treatment.

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Topics: public health, healthcare

A Guide to Fall Prevention For Seniors That are Aging in Place

Posted by GVT Admin on Sep 6, 2022 8:15:00 AM

Our friend, Kent Elliot has submitted a great guide to our blog that I wanted to share with you today.  Read on to learn about fall prevention best practices that can help seniors age in place safely. In the article he covers a variety of topics, including which home modifications help prevent falls, tips on lifestyle changes that aid in fall prevention, and more.  

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Topics: Elderly/Aging Long Term Care, healthcare

5 Ways to Be a Health Advocate for Yourself

Posted by GVT Admin on Jul 19, 2022 10:45:00 AM

Whether you’ve been struggling to get a diagnosis for mysterious symptoms, or you’re simply trying to get your health back on track, you might feel frustrated by your experiences with doctors. Sometimes, it can be tough to ask for what you really need. Healthcare and social service professionals who use tools like FAMCare can have an easier time managing their patients. In the meantime, these tips can help you learn how to advocate for your own health.

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Topics: public health, healthcare, social issues

8 Software Considerations for the Private Provider

Posted by GVT Admin on Mar 30, 2022 10:45:00 AM

Joan began her career in the helping professions as a nurse in small town New England. A critical shortage of obstetric facilities and practitioners motivated her to specialize as a midwife eventually opening a private practice that thrived for many years. But vulnerable populations pressed in from all sides, and Joan went back to school to get her MSW, enabling her, as she saw it, to respond to need wherever she found it. A few years later she returned to school again to become a Nurse Practitioner and work in the field of behavioral health.

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Topics: mental health, case management software, healthcare

The Future of Telehealth

Posted by GVT Admin on Sep 29, 2021 10:45:00 AM

The COVID-19 pandemic ushered in the age of telehealth. Perhaps too quickly in many cases, but most clinicians agree that without the nudge from COVID-19 they never would have encouraged the widespread use of telehealth. The coronavirus changed that in an instant, significantly accelerating the adoption of telebehavioral health services. Statewide lockdowns forced providers to find virtual means of meeting with clients and appointments were moved to the telephone and /or video chats.

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Topics: Technology Speak, healthcare, Covid-19/Pandemic


Posted by GVT Admin on Sep 8, 2021 10:34:31 AM

Health care social workers who support medical professionals are reporting a dramatic increase in burnout in America's nursing community.  They say that the rapidly escalating surge in COVID-19 infections across the U.S. has caused a shortage of nurses and other front-line staff in virus hot spots that can no longer keep up with the flood of unvaccinated patients and are losing workers to burnout.

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Topics: public health, healthcare, Covid-19/Pandemic

Recovery Online...Here to Stay

Posted by GVT Admin on Mar 31, 2021 12:30:00 PM

Not long ago, addiction recovery meant signing in to a “rehab”, attending daily meetings with your peers, intensive face-to-face therapy sessions with an addiction therapist, and reading the Big Book to guide you along the 12-Step path. The recovery process could take months or even years before the addict or alcoholic was declared ready to go it alone. Then, the pandemic.

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Topics: mental health, healthcare, Covid-19/Pandemic

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