Tag Archives: Care

A final HealthNewsReview.org report card from 3,200+ systematic reviews of health care news stories & PR releases

In 2005, as I began building HealthNewsReview.org, I got permission from Dr. David Henry of the Media Doctor Australia project to adopt their news story review criteria. In the ensuing 13 years, no one has ever placed in front of me a solid, specific suggestion for a better set of criteria for reviewing stories about… Read More »

In Brief: Improving Care for New Mothers with Severe Psychiatric Illness

NPR just aired a short story about a young woman who experienced postpartum psychosis after the birth of her first child.  It was a short article but it brought up several important themes. The article highlights the importance of recognizing postpartum psychosis. While we have worked hard to increase awareness of postpartum depression, the article… Read More »

Integrate, bolster finances to break down silos in care, think tank suggests

Dive Brief: A 48-page report from the Bipartisan Policy Center highlights how payer, workforce and administrative barriers create silos between mental and medical health and offers potential solutions. The group offered suggestions for improving three areas with barriers: insurance coverage and payments, workforce and administrative problems. Among ideas to spur change: integration of financing, increased federal… Read More »