Why We Became Doctors—and How That Changed to Mental Health Care - Panel Clip Still

Why We Became Doctors—and How That Changed

These specialists in mental health care collaboration, addiction, and chronic pain didn’t start out that way. But they saw huge gaps in care for patients who needed these services and decided to do something about it.

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Creating a Holistic Approach to Patient Access

To get beyond simplistic measures such as increased patient appointments or decreased lag days, operations administrators and physician champions must develop effective partnerships.

Bridgeport Hospital Senior Staff Safety Rounds - Improving Serious Safety Event Rate

Senior Staff Safety Rounds: A Commitment to Ensure Safety Is the Top Priority

Bridgeport Hospital leaders find that face-to-face feedback from physicians and staff leads to real-time improvements that have positively impacted safety.

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The House of Medicine Is Incomplete

If we don’t create ecosystems of care for the sentinel syndromes, we will fail at truly helping the 5% who cost 50% of health care dollars.

Responding to Opioids Epidemic - chronic pain, opioids epidemic data

The Physicians’ Quandary with Opioids: Pain versus Addiction

The national addiction crisis has led to a crackdown on physician prescribing abilities for opioids. Frontline physicians and clinical leaders are torn between wanting to prevent addiction and wanting to treat chronic pain.

2013 Jefferson Emergency Department Safe Opioid Prescribing Guidelines Poster

A Grassroots Effort Led by Emergency Physicians to Mitigate the Escalating Opioid Epidemic

Collaboration among Emergency Departments in addressing a public health crisis can have a broad-reaching impact that addresses the unique needs of an at-risk population.

What If We Treated Mental Health Like Cancer Talk Still Jürgen Unützer

What If We Treated Mental Health Like Cancer?

How would we react if only 1 out of 10 people with cancer saw a doctor trained in that specialty? That’s where we are in mental health care — but collaborative primary care models have the power to change that.

Patient Outcomes Stratified by Low, Moderate, and High-Risk HEART Score

Improving Emergency Department Care for Low-Risk Chest Pain

How Kaiser Permanente Southern California improved ED standard of practice for possible acute coronary syndrome by adopting an evidence-based clinical decision tool.

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Embedding Health Care in the Community

If we are going to work with local communities, we must humbly acknowledge that we don’t know everything we need to about the people they serve and be ready to gain that knowledge.

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We Owe Our Nation Something Different

This is national trauma — we have so much morbidity from mental health and illness, and yet it’s the system we’ve designed.

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