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Gum Disease Increases Risk of Mental Health Problems by 37%

A collaborative study1,2 64,379 people’s medical records discovered that patients with periodontal disease have a 37% higher risk of developing mental health illness. The research team from the University of Birmingham also found that 60,995 had gingivitis and 3,384 had periodontitis.3 The data from these individuals were compared against 251,161 healthy individuals without any record… Read More »

Unlocking health system IT capabilities through digital unification

Immense value lies waiting to be derived from the millions of dollars health systems have previously invested in technology. Realizing that value is a matter of shifting focus away, to some extent, from tech features and capabilities themselves and onto the overall human experience that those features and capabilities need to create. What’s needed is… Read More »

Matthew’s health care tidbits

Health Policy Jul 17, 2021• Each week I’ve been adding a brief tidbits section to the THCB Reader, our weekly newsletter that summarizes the best of THCB that week (Sign up here!). Then I had the brainwave to add them to the blog. They’re short and usually not too sweet! –Matthew Holt In this week’s… Read More »