Why Providers Prefer Tele-behavioral Health Visits

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Behavioral health has consistently outranked all other care specialties in the use of telehealth. According to monthly tracking data from FAIR Health, among 35 billion commercial records analyzed, an incredible 61 percent of telehealth claim lines were attributed to mental health conditions. What’s telling is that the trend continues to withstand the ebb and flow […]

Reframe New Year’s Resolutions With a Self-Care Mindset

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By Cori McMahon, Psy.D, NCCE, Vice President for Clinical Services It’s a new year…but it’s the same you! Every year, the idea of turning over a new leaf and putting effort into bettering ourselves is so enticing that making new year’s resolutions is almost a universal activity. And clearly one the diet and fitness industries […]

Care for Chronic Conditions Must Include Behavioral Health Comorbidities

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Managing chronic conditions requires a personalized care plan and good patient adherence to those plans. Outside of that, however, providers caring for those with chronic illnesses would be remiss if they didn’t also include screening and treatment for comorbid behavioral health conditions as a standard of care. Why consider behavioral health in chronic care management? […]

A Conversation with Cori McMahon, PsyD, NCCE: Tridiuum VP for Clinical Services

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You may recognize her name from our industry blogs or research, but we’d like you to truly get to know Tridiuum’s resident behavioral healthcare expert, Cori McMahon, PsyD, NCCE. Dr. McMahon is a licensed clinical health psychologist with over 20 years of experience treating patients in diverse therapeutic and care settings as well as teaching […]

Chronic Conditions Have Cumulative Impact On Behavioral Health And Vice Versa

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By Cori McMahon, Psy.D, NCCE, Vice President for Clinical Services The connection between behavioral health and physical health is clear and has been well-established in the literature. “Behavior is central to the development, prevention, treatment, and management of the preventable manifestations of diseases and health conditions (heart disease, cancer, stroke, chronic obstructive pulmonary diseases, unintentional […]

How Seasonal Depression Figures Into Expected Treatment Response

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As the days become shorter during winter months, many behavioral health professionals find that their patients are experiencing a setback in their treatment progress. Clinicians must consider whether the setback might be an expected treatment response resulting from the gloom of winter or the pending holiday season rather than the effectiveness of treatment itself. Seasonal […]

Depression Diagnosis Requires Clinically Sound Evaluation

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Anecdotal stories and social media posts seem to indicate that depression is widespread in society. However, providers must rise above the noise and use clinically sound processes to accurately diagnose depression and assess patient needs. It’s true that many patients who feel unhappy or unmotivated might insist to their primary care physician or behavioral health […]

White Paper Highlights Role of Measurement-Based Care in Addiction Treatment

Measurement-Based Care (MBC) is the practice of using patient feedback throughout the behavioral health continuum of care to improve treatment and enhance outcomes. However, addiction treatment providers face unique challenges when applying MBC. In this white paper, Tridiuum and provider partner Vertava Health outline a process to incorporate validated addiction treatment assessment tools into a comprehensive behavioral health MBC platform […]

Emerging Adults Feel The Impact of The Pandemic Era

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By Katelyn Moore, Tridiuum Research The COVID-19 pandemic had a detrimental effect on mental health, bringing about uncertainty and instability for many. Emerging adults — those between the ages of 18 and 25 — remain at higher risk for mental health issues simply because of where they are in their psychological development. Emerging adults do […]

Interview with Stephen Smith, Founder & CEO of NOCD

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By Cori McMahon, Psy.D, NCCE, Vice President for Clinical Services   Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) is often misunderstood and can be debilitating for the individual who struggles to manage symptoms. Unfortunately OCD is also grossly misdiagnosed. With a lifetime prevalence of 2.3 percent in the U.S., OCD impacts people of all ages and walks of […]