MedOptions Blog

  • Calling all Clinicians: Is MedOptions Right for You?

    Calling all Clinicians: Is MedOptions Right for You? By: Marianne Wright, Senior Recruiter Whether you’re a psychiatrist, psychologist, nurse practitioner or a social worker,  you want to provide the best clinical care to your patients that you can. At MedOptions, we understand that.  That’s why we’ve developed clinical protocols and partnered with Relias Learning to […]

  • Brain Training – Can it reduce the risk of dementia?

    Brain Training – Can it reduce the risk of dementia? By: Laura P. Etre, Psy.D. Chief Psychology Officer At the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference in Toronto in July, Jerri Edwards, PhD of the University of South Florida presented results from a 10-year study on brain training, called the Advanced Cognitive Training for Independent and Vital […]

  • A Telehealth Q&A

    A Telehealth Q&A By: Laura Goodwin, NP I get a lot of questions when I tell my colleagues I am doing telemedicine.  They include: Question: Don’t you miss seeing patients face-to-face? My Answer: I do see my patients face-to-face – it’s just on a computer screen. Question: But isn’t it impersonal? I mean, I would […]

  • Telehealth: Fact or Fiction?

    Telehealth: Fact or Fiction? By: Randy Dioguardi, MBA Director of Telehealth Telehealth is a newer concept for many long-term care facilities, and as a result, there tends to be some misinformation about what telehealth really means, what it can offer and how it can be implemented. FACT: Telehealth is effective and has high patient satisfaction […]

  • Taking Steps to End Alzheimer’s Disease

    Taking Steps to End Alzheimer’s Disease By: Bernadette Greatorex Director of Business Development, MedOptions, Inc. More than 5 million Americans are living with Alzheimer’s today, and one in three seniors will die with Alzheimer’s or another form of dementia. These statistics from the 2016 Alzheimer’s Disease Facts & Figures report by the Alzheimer’s Association are […]

  • Telepsychiatry: The Evidence is In

    Telepsychiatry: The Evidence is In By: Laura P. Etre, Psy.D. Chief Psychology Officer Since we launched our telepsychiatry services through MedOptions Connect™ at the start of this year, I was unsure how our residents would receive the technology and how engaged they would be with their providers.  In particular, I was concerned about the development of the […]

  • An Inside Look at Behavioral Health Care: Welcome!

    An Inside Look at Behavioral Health Care: Welcome! By: Ed Mercadante CEO, MedOptions, Inc. As the nation’s leading provider of behavioral health services to skilled nursing and assisted living facilities, MedOptions is proud to have an incredibly talented team of doctors and clinicians who consistently exhibit outstanding patient-focused care at the facilities in our network. […]