WHO BENEFITS FROM OUR INNOVATIVE HEALTH CARE SERVICES?

 

Disability

Medical conditions that impair brain and nerve function are the world’s biggest case of healthy life lost to disability of death, according to The Global Burden of Disease Study, 2015.

http://journals.lww.com/neurotodayonline/Fulltext/2017/11160/Neurologic_Diseases_Found_to_Be_the_Largest_Cause.1.aspx

Our tools include complimentary resources for treating common populations with disability from neurological conditions. Our products apply to:

  • Health and Life Insurance Disability Evaluation
  • Chronic Care Consultations
  • Nursing Home Consultations
  • Rehabilitation Programs
  • Urgent Care and Emergency Processes
  • Correctional Facility Health Care

 

Clinical Neurosciences Service Line Development

Neurological disease such as stroke and dementia along are projected to cost over $600 billion by 2030.  Healthcare business will need efficient ways to manage the rising costs of caring for people with these disorders. Furthermore, diseases like low back pain, traumatic brain injury, migraine and epilepsy are most often cared for in primary care settings as opposed to by neurology experts. Also, because the life-span of humans has expanded, so has the number of elderly people. Older people are definitely most affected by neurological disease across health care settings.

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2017/03/170330165002.htm

Our products and services provide an alternative, cost-effective and efficient pathway to care for the increasing number of health consumers afflicted by so many neurological conditions.

The tools and pathways can be deployed on-site or through a telehealth platform for

  • Hospital Neurological Consultations
  • Outpatient and Clinic Neurological Consultations
  • Emergency and Urgent Care Neurological Consultations
  • Neuroscience Service Line Development

Neurological Medicine Training and Education

 

 

The number of medical trainees that chose to apply medical school neuroscience to career in neurological medicine has been low. Therefore, medical students overwhelming chose medical specialties other than neurology. As a result, most health professionals tend to avoid dealing with neurological conditions head-on. Instead, they refer to neurologists to provide their patients neurology-related care.

This enormity of referral process when people have neurological conditions place a burden on patients who need expert care, but have to wait for it. In addition, neurological specialists are further burdened with routine neurological care issues that could better handled at the initial medical encounter.

http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/882975

There are many allied health professionals that have access to few or no neurologists that can provide neurological care training. These health professionals will benefit from accessible training to provide efficient and safe medical care.

NeuroE-Health neurology “E-learning modules” delivers educational material through remote learning and is supplemented “on the job” interaction with neurology expert. This neurological medial training would be applicable for solidifying care for common core neurological conditions that are preventable and or emergent for:

  • Medical students
  • Medical residents
  • Nurses
  • Advanced Nurse Practitioners
  • Physician Assistants

 

Behavioral and Mental Health

An individual brain and its neural networks produce the neurological condition of “mental illness.” Further, an individual’s values, their relationship to others and their connection to the environment guides psychological well-being. Behavioral health of specific populations, such “at-risk” adolescents, women, and the disabled population most certainly have a neurological basis.

We all experience the stress and pressure of today’s world. Our social environment is ever-changing. A person’s brain and nervous system responds and bends with the accumulation of stressors over time.

As a result, conversion disorders are rapidly increasing in both the outpatient and inpatient world. A conversion disorder, also known as “functional neurological disorders” are the result of mental disorders that present to health professionals as physical illness.

http://www.neurologytimes.com/alzheimer-disease/stress-and-neurological-disease-management

Neuro E-Health can assist provider teams in addressing these disorders of affecting brain development, as well as emotional and behavioral nervous system responses to stressors and conflict. Most importantly, health systems will access guidance and protocols that address the significant neurological-related health problems people have when they suffer from mental health disorders.

The neurological-related health problems affect developmental emotional and behavior and they include:

  • Opioid Addiction Recovery
  • Acute Functional Neurological Disorders
  • Adolescent Health
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Autism
  • Dementia-Related Behavioral Disorders

Special Populations: Women, Pediatric and Elderly Neurological Health Services

Certain populations are impacted differently by nervous system conditions. In addition, different populations have different responses to neurological treatment.

Most of all, women’s health is affected by the hormonal and reproductive changes that occur throughout a woman’s life span. Pregnant women, for example, make up a large population of people that benefit from neurological consultation and expert guidance. Conditions which are more prevalent in women than men, such as migraines, often required expert guidance to optimize a woman’s life.

https://americanheadachesociety.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/CMinforgraphicPosterWEBzoom.pdf

Women are also often caregivers that need guidance for young people with neurological disability, such as autism. Even more prevalent is a woman’s leading role as a caregiver, particular for loved ones with dementia and Alzheimer’s disease.

Just as important, dependent pediatric and adolescent individual well-being can be affected by not only hormonal changes, but the changes of the developing brain. Concussion injury, migraines and stress-related illness are neurology-specific problems.  Complimentary neurological consultation and guidance through our products and services assist with this population when and where they need it.

https://www.caregiver.org/incidence-and-prevalence-major-causes-brain-impairment

Most notably, the elderly population will experience the largest number of neurological conditions because of nervous system aging. Prevention for serious issues such as falls, depression and sleep problems of aging are necessary important within all levels of health care systems.  The neurology-specific heath care guidance of NeuroE-Health for the elderly population and their caregivers is essential within most health care encounters.

Neurological Health Literacy and Wellness

Core to the E-learning system embedded within NeuroE-Health is to enable each person to optimize their health outcomes.  At the same time, the methodology of producing such patient-centered neurological health systems is aimed at reducing the medical and financial hazards of unnecessary hospitalizations and misguided healthcare.

One example of how important neurological health literacy is understanding how pain is processed in the nervous system. The misunderstanding of how pain is related to neural processing reflects what has happened with the US national opioid crises.  As it stands, health systems have been slow to recognize that the role of the opioid pain medications in nervous system conditions. This phenomenon needs to be better understood by patent and providers alike to help decreased human loss of life.

Most importantly, research on how to address the opioid crises has focused on our most vulnerable populations, or our youth. NeuroE-Health is can be implemented an accessible health learning tool for such as high school and college students. Consequently, this important target marked will gain a better understanding of how to avoid addiction and death.

https://www.nih.gov/about-nih/who-we-are/nih-director/statements/statement-nih-director-combating-opioid-crisis-scientific-solutions

Other applications of our virtual, clinical neuroscience team-based approach to health care include:

  • Neural Active Medication Management and Risk Prevention
  • Opioid Education Use Prevention
  • Health Care Decision Making
  • Medical Care Navigation for Neurological Conditions
  • Neurological Symptoms Knowledge Within Medical Care Encounters
  • Nervous System-Based Preventive Health and Wellness