Category Archives: Health Industry

Psychiatrists Like Working in Integrated Care Teams

A survey of psychiatrists participating in integrated care teams report high satisfaction with their work. They describe that a collaborative care model allows them to leverage their expertise to reach a large number of patients in a variety of practice … Continue reading

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AMA Moves to Ban Direct-To-Consumer Pharmaceutical Ads

According to the AMA, direct-to-consumer advertising of pharmaceuticals and medical devices drives up health care costs and should be banned. [More…]

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Americans Say They View Mental and Physical Health As Equally Important

A recent Harris Poll survey about attitudes toward mental health was conducted on behalf of the Anxiety and Depression Associations of America, American Foundation for Suicide Prevention and the National Alliance for Suicide Prevention. Over 2,000 US adults over 18 … Continue reading

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National Academy of Medicine Establishes Standards for Psychosocial Treatments

A new report by the National Academy of Medicine, titled, “Psychosocial Interventions for Mental and Substance Use Disorders: A Framework for Establishing Evidence-Based Standards” highlights the need to strengthen evidence on the effectiveness of psychosocial interventions, and to develop guidelines and … Continue reading

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PLoS Medicine Series on The Food Industry

PLoS Medicine has begin a series over the next few weeks that will examine the activities and influence of the food and beverage industry in the health arena. [More…]

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