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Telehealth Delivery of Mental Health Services: An Analysis of Private Insurance Claims Data in the United States.

Publication Date: 
Sep 01, 2017

OBJECTIVE: This study characterizes telehealth claims for mental health and substance abuse (MH/SA) services by using national private claims data.

Usability of a Culturally Informed mHealth Intervention for Symptoms of Anxiety and Depression: Feedback From Young Sexual Minority Men.

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Aug 26, 2017

BACKGROUND: To date, we are aware of no interventions for anxiety and depression developed as mobile phone apps and tailored to young sexual minority men, a group especially at risk of anxiety and depression.

Acceptability of a mobile health intervention to enhance HIV care coordination for patients with substance use disorders.

Publication Date: 
Apr 26, 2017

BACKGROUND: Persons living with HIV and substance use disorders face barriers to sustained engagement in medical care, leading to suboptimal antiretroviral treatment outcomes.

Technology-Mediated Interventions and Quality of Life for Persons Living with HIV/AIDS. A Systematic Review.

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Apr 12, 2017

BACKGROUND: As HIV/AIDS is considered a chronic disease; quality of life (QoL) has become an important focus for researchers and healthcare providers.

Get+Connected: Development and Pilot Testing of an Intervention to Improve Computer and Internet Attitudes and Internet Use Among Women Living With HIV.

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Apr 01, 2017

BACKGROUND: For persons living with chronic medical conditions, the Internet can be a powerful tool for health promotion, and allow for immediate access to medical information and social support.

Advances in heart failure: a review of biomarkers, emerging pharmacological therapies, durable mechanical support and telemonitoring.

Publication Date: 
Mar 17, 2017

The purpose of this review is to provide an overview of diagnosis, prognosis and management of heart failure (HF) with reduced ejection fraction (HFrEF). Specifically, this review is divided into three sections. The first section will address biomarkers.

Usability and Acceptability of a Mobile Comprehensive HIV Prevention App for Men Who Have Sex With Men: A Pilot Study.

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Mar 10, 2017

BACKGROUND: Men who have sex with men (MSM) are the group most impacted by the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) epidemic and the only subgroup in the United States among which new HIV diagnoses are not decreasing.

Reducing non-injection drug use in HIV primary care: A randomized trial of brief motivational interviewing, with and without HealthCall, a technology-based enhancement.

Publication Date: 
Jan 30, 2017

AIMS: In HIV-infected individuals, non-injection drug use (NIDU) compromises many health outcomes. In HIV primary care, the efficacy of brief motivational interviewing (MI) to reduce NIDU is unknown, and drug users may need greater intervention.

Evidence for Telemedicine for Diabetic Retinal Disease.

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Oct 17, 2016

According to current projections, the number of Americans with diabetes mellitus will increase from 27.8 million in 2007 to 60.7 million in 2030.

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