‘Bridging the Gap’: Intensive Outpatient Program Supports Kids’ Mental Health

It’s no secret that the mental health of our youth has been deteriorating in recent years. While the COVID-19 pandemic affected everyone’s mental health in ways experts are just beginning to understand, children and adolescents already were experiencing declining mental health before the stressors of lockdowns and related concerns were added. Stephanie Camacho, LPC, director…

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In Healthcare: Quality Lowers Cost

Health systems across the country are addressing affordability for the benefit of patients and for the sustainability of the industry. Research shows that enhancing the quality of patient care is one step that can significantly reduce medical expenses. High-performing health systems save money when clinicians help patients effectively manage chronic conditions, avoid unnecessary services, receive…

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Why All Women (Even Young Women!) Should Pay Attention to Blood Pressure

Often, “high blood pressure” is a condition associated with older men who are overweight, stressed and sedentary. However, statistics show slightly more women than men suffer from hypertension (high blood pressure); and an estimated 20 percent of Americans are unaware they have high blood pressure. Jennifer Jarvie, MD, a board-certified cardiologist with Denver Heart, is…

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