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Trump Administration Champions Reporting of COVID-19 Clinical Trial Data through Quality Payment Program, Announces New Clinical Trials Improvement Activity

Trump Administration Champions Reporting of COVID-19 Clinical Trial Data through Quality Payment Program, Announces New Clinical Trials Improvement Activity

CMS NEWS FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEApril 21, 2020Contact: CMS Media Relations(202) 690-6145 CMS Media Inquiries Improved availability of data key to driving improvement in patient care and development of innovative practicesThe Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is encouraging clinicians who participate in the Quality Payment Program (QPP), such as physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, and […]

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Brain Stimulation Therapy: Understanding ECT vs. TMS

Brain Stimulation Therapy: Understanding ECT vs. TMS

Major depression is one of the most common psychiatric illnesses globallyaffecting about 16 million American adults every year. It’s an illness that does not discriminate against age, race, or sex. Like many other illnesses, depression is NOT a one-size-fits-all disease. The road to recovery is seldom clear or straightforward. There are various types of depression […]

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PASWFL is Offering the Highest Quality Virtual Healthcare in Florida: Here’s How it Works!

PASWFL is Offering the Highest Quality Virtual Healthcare in Florida: Here’s How it Works!

The Pandemic Environment is taking a Toll on People’s Mental Health The outbreak of the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) can cause feelings of uncertainty and anxiety for many people. Unfortunately, for those suffering from mental illnesses, these feelings might become intensified and in some cases crippling. This is why our PASWFL team remains committed to offering essential […]

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How COVID-19 Compares With Other Illnesses

How COVID-19 Compares With Other Illnesses

What does being sick with COVID-19 look like compared with a cold or the flu? Check what types of symptoms show up for each illness and how often in the chart below.  NOTE: If you have not been to a country or area with an outbreak of COVID-19 or have not had contact with someone who […]

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Disturbed, A Reason to Fight

Disturbed, A Reason to Fight

Our world is plagued by an epidemic. By a disease that shows no mercy. The demons known as addiction and depression are very real. And they have claimed far too many of those we love, far soonerthan they should have left us. Those still with us are fighting a battle they wage every day oftheir lives keeping those demons at […]

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An Unexpected New Diagnosis in Older Adults: ADHD

An Unexpected New Diagnosis in Older Adults: ADHD

For years, ADHD has been considered a disorder of kids and younger adults. Now, doctors are realizing older people have it too—and it’s sometimes mistaken for dementia. Many seniors get diagnosed with conditions like dementia or heart disease. Not Timothy McMichael. At the age of 60, he was diagnosed with a condition most often associated […]

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Less is More.

Less is More.

February 1, 2020 By Robert W. Pollack, M.D. CEO The APA (American Psychiatric Association) says that depression is a serious medical illness that negatively affects how you feel, the way you think, and how you act. Since many medical illnesses and medications can mimic depression, it is mandatory that depression should be diagnosed and treated […]