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    integrated health care

  1. Integration Playbook: A Guide to Integrating Behavioral Health in Primary Care Settings

    AHRQ’s Academy for Integrating Behavioral Health and Primary Care developed the Integration Playbook as a guide to integrating behavioral health in primary care and other ambulatory care settings. Integrated primary care (or integrated ambulatory care) is an emerging approach for improving health care delivery in order to achieve better patient...
  2. The Role of Social Determinants in Promoting Health and Health Equity

    An issue brief from the Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation notes that health initiatives increasingly seek integrated solutions that address social determinants of health such as socioeconomic status, education, the physical environment, employment, and social support networks. The brief, Beyond Health Care: The Role of Social Determinants in Promoting Health...
  3. Safety Net Health Plan Efforts to Integrate Physical and Behavioral Health at Community Health Centers

    The Association for Community Affiliated Plans (ACAP) and the SAMHSA-HRSA Center for Integrated Health Solutions (CIHS) has released a fact sheet profiling four communities that brought together teams from safety net health plans, community health centers, and community behavioral health provider organizations to integrate physical and behavioral health for Medicaid beneficiaries....
  4. Montgomery Cares Behavioral Health Program: Integrated Behavioral Health Services In Primary Care Settings

    NNEDLearn 2014 Participant: Primary Care Coalition Description: The goal of the Montgomery Cares Behavioral Health Program (MCBHP) is to establish an evidence-based collaborative care model that provides behavioral health care to Montgomery Cares patients in the primary care setting. The Primary Care Coalition’s behavioral health staff is composed of bilingual care managers—licensed...
  5. Eliminating Health Disparities through Culturally and Linguistically Centered Integrated Health Care: Consensus Statements, Recommendations, and Key Strategies from the Field

    A manuscript published in the Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved highlights the Hogg Foundation’s work with the Office of Minority Health resulting in a seminal report titled “Eliminating Health Disparities through Culturally and Linguistically Centered Integrated Health Care: Consensus Statements, Recommendations, and Key Strategies from the...
  6. Integrating Behavioral Health and Primary Care for Children and Youth: Concepts and Strategies

    Behavioral health conditions among children and adolescents today occur at an alarming rate, affecting their overall growth and development, and leading to higher mortality rates in adulthood. To change this trajectory, children’s healthcare must shift from treatment of chronic conditions to prevention and early identification of mental and physical illnesses....
  7. Atlas of Integrated Behavioral Health Care Quality Measures

    Integrated behavioral health care is an emerging field with the potential to improve health outcomes for patients and health care delivery within practices. Integrated behavioral health care can systematically enhance a primary care practice’s ability to effectively address behavioral health issues that naturally emerge in the primary care, prevent fragmentation...