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Mental Health

Improving access to mental health care and integrating it with physical health care is essential to truly realize better whole-person care for individual patients and populations.

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Care Redesign

Designing Hospitals That Heal as Well as Treat

Hospitals must provide wholesome food, sound sleeping conditions, and human connection to promote healing and wellness.

Depolarizing the Social Determinants of Health - Healthy Communities Shared Nomenclature Panel Clip Still

Care Redesign

Depolarizing the Social Determinants of Health

How do we align on a shared set of nomenclature and articulate a broad coalition around what health actually means?

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

Care Redesign

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.

The House of Medicine Is Incomplete - Untreated Sentinel Syndromes and Early Life Trauma talk still

Care Redesign

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.

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

Care Redesign

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.

How the EpxSubstanceUse Substance Use Disorder Mobile Health Texting Program Works - Preferred Family Healthcare Epharmix Technology Assisted Care Coordination Project Opioid Abuse

Patient Engagement

Messaging System Helps Caregivers Keep Tabs on Growing Number of Patients with Substance Use Disorder

One behavioral health provider pilots cost-effective outreach to patients with SUD that checks up on their recovery, triages needs, and facilitates communication.

We Owe Our Nation Something Different Amy Compton-Phillips Talk Clip Still - Mental Health Morbidity

Care Redesign

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.

Why Don’t We Deliver the Unified Health We Know We Should? Rebecca Onie Talk Still Health Leads Health Equity Social Needs

Care Redesign

Why Don’t We Deliver the Health We Should?

We’ve created a health care system where asking a patient “Are you hungry?” is so far outside the boundaries of what counts as health care that we fail or forget to ask altogether.

Changing the Healthy Communities Conversation for Intergenerational Health - Patients as 'Pro-sumers' Not Consumers - Tyler Norris Talk Still

Care Redesign

Patients as Pro-sumers, Not Consumers

Changing the conversation from “What’s the matter with you?” to “What matters to you?”

Integrated Care - Most effective means of integrating mental and behavioral health services

Care Redesign

Survey Snapshot: Integrated Care Makes Sense — but Barriers Remain

NEJM Catalyst Insights Council members call for integration of mental and behavioral health services with primary care.

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