BALTIMORE (May 15, 2019)—May is Mental Health Awareness Month, and Senior Helpers, a provider of in-home senior care services, has released the findings of a 1,000-person survey that highlights the need to help family caregivers manage factors that can impact mental health. With more than 65 million people across America acting as family caregivers, it is a far-reaching issue.

HARTFORD, Conn. (June 18, 2018)—Aetna released the results of its inaugural Health Ambitions Study, which explores consumers’ health goals and the relationship between consumers and providers in the evolving health care system. The study finds that people, particularly women, are paying attention to their holistic health, as they seek resources that better support both health and wellbeing.

Medication management tools aid those with mental illness.

AMSTERDAM and LAS VEGAS, Nev. (March 12, 2018)Royal Philips a provider of health technology, announced participation in two programs to help improve medication adherence rates among at-risk, high-cost patient populations. Leveraging the Philips Medication Adherence Solution (PMAS), Lynn Community Health Center (LCHC) of Lynn, Mass.

—Via CMS, WASHINGTON, D.C. (November 11, 2016)—We’ve discussed a number of times how our country’s health care system historically invested far more in treating sickness than maintaining health. This imbalance contributes to more spending on institutions, hospitals and nursing homes, rather than keeping people healthy at home and in their communities.

WASHINGTON, D.C. (April 5, 2016)—In conjunction with the President’s visit to the National Rx Drug Abuse and Heroin Summit, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) finalized a rule to strengthen access to mental health and substance use services for people with Medicaid or Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) coverage, aligning with protections already required of private health plans.