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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

Addiction Is a Community Disease

Partnering with the community to tackle substance use and mental health disorders is the optimal way to help people get better.

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Care Redesign

PCPs for Integrated Care: The Importance of Buy-In

How do you get the buy-in from primary care providers to integrate mental and behavioral health services into their practices and build a system of truly collaborative care?

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Care Redesign

Prescribing a Remedy for Loneliness

What should clinicians do for patients for whom social isolation and loneliness is the biggest social need?

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Care Redesign

A Business Case for Health Equity

Making the assessment of nonmedical social needs and referral to those needs a standard of care so that it becomes part of the quality equation of an organization, just like any other quality or safety standard.

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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.

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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?

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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