ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--NextGen Healthcare, Inc. (Nasdaq: NXGN), a leading provider of ambulatory-focused technology solutions, announced that it is partnering with well-known psychiatrist Dr. Gail Saltz to spotlight the importance of access to mental health resources as an integral part of whole-person health through its campaign, #NextGenMind. The campaign kicks off today through a nationwide satellite media tour with Dr. Saltz. The #NextGenMind campaign seeks to empower the public and pave paths to resources that are available to connect with support and seek assistance—especially for mental health and greater whole-person care. According to NAMI, 51 million or nearly one in five Americans struggle with mental illness.
“Supporting both body and mind should be a top priority – especially during the current pandemic,” said Dr. Gail Saltz. “I am excited to team up with NextGen Healthcare to amplify their message of connecting patients to essential mental and physical healthcare.”
“This campaign is about helping connect people to resources in a time of need, as well as highlighting the ongoing importance of mental health as a central component of overall wellbeing and wellness,” said Dr. Betty Rabinowitz, chief medical officer for NextGen Healthcare. “Mental and physical health are the foundations of whole person care and optimizing overall health depends on addressing both in an integrated and connected way.”
NextGen Healthcare’s solutions are utilized by more than 100,000 providers across the U.S. in various medical specialties. The company’s mission is to enable the transformation of ambulatory care and improve the connection between patients and providers.
Click here to find resources for mental health support and to learn more about the #NextGenMind campaign.
About Dr. Gail Saltz
Dr. Gail Saltz is a Clinical Associate Professor of Psychiatry at the New York Presbyterian Hospital, Weill-Cornell Medical College and a psychoanalyst with the New York Psychoanalytic Institute. A frequent contributor in the media, she is a columnist, bestselling author, podcast host and television commentator and one of the nation’s foremost go-to experts on a variety of psychological and mental health issues, especially those pertaining to stress and anxiety, emotional well-being, relationships, and the mental health aspects of current news.
About NextGen Healthcare, Inc.
NextGen Healthcare, Inc. (Nasdaq: NXGN) is a leading provider of ambulatory-focused technology solutions. We are empowering the transformation of ambulatory care—partnering with medical, behavioral and dental providers in their journey to value-based care to make healthcare better for everyone. We go beyond EHR and PM. Our integrated solutions help increase clinical productivity, enrich the patient experience, and ensure healthy financial outcomes. We believe in better. Learn more at nextgen.com, and follow us on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube and Instagram.