NHMH - NO HEALTH WITHOUT MENTAL HEALTH
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Our mission is to create a new social norm, and expectation, in our country that "health" always includes mental and physical health, so that all citizens will seek help for both conditions whenever they need to.
And to ensure that the actual delivery of quality, evidence and team-based integrated med/psych care is a reality for patients in their clinical encounters, in all health settings, primary care, specialty medical care, and specialty behavioral health care, and thereby leading to much improved overall health outcomes for the populace, an enhanced individual experience of of care, and an efficient, cost-effective health sector.
HEALTHCARE SYSTEMS EXPERIENCE W/ BEHAVIORAL INTEGRATION
INFORMATION & INSIGHTS
PEDIATRIC Integrated Care: The Montefiore Experience
Published Tuesday 24 of March, 2015
NHMH recently interviewed Dr. Rahil Briggs, PsyD, the Director of Pediatric Behavioral Health Services at the Montefiore Medical Group in the Bronx, New York. Montefiore is unique in providing both integrated adult and pediatric behavioral health services. While the adult services at Montefiore follow the collaborative care model, pioneered by the AIMS (Advancing Integrated Mental Health Solutions) Center, at the University of Washington, www.aims.uw.edu, Montefiore’s pediatric... Read all
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NEW STUDY FINDS EARLY MIDDLE AGED PATIENTS (50-64 YEARS) WITH UNTREATED DEPRESSION + DIABETES, ARE AT SIGNIFICANTLY HIGHER RISK OF DEMENTIA
The work NHMH began 8 years ago - to make quality evidence based integrated medical/behavioral care a reality in our doctors' clinics - moved forward significantly today with the passage of a new federal health law changing how Medicare pays primary care doctors (called SGR reform). The new payment formula lays a solid precedent and foundation for payment reform, rewarding doctors who deliver evidence based, quality care approaches, e.g. collaborative care, that are shown to improve patients' health outcomes, and are cost effective at the same time. This new approach for paying doctors for quality, effective care, will soon also be coming to patients under 65 yrs receive medical care as well Medicare patients over 65. The country is moving in the right direction to provide quality medical and physical care for all of us in our primary care clinics. Nonetheless, there remains a lot of hard work ahead to ensure that doctors actually deliver this kind of proven, quality care. NHMH will continue to work, with others, to make sure that happens!
|Our Beliefs and Values|
|Pediatric Integrated Care|
|Mayo Clinic Experience Integrating Behavioral Healthcare|
|The Case of Jason|
|The Case of Gina|
|Case Management Society of America Interviews NHMH|
|Mental Health and Heart Disease|
|HISTORIC COMPROMISE IN SAN FRANCISCO:|
|The Rea Case|
|A Behavioral Health House Divided|
|5 Part Series|
|5 Part Series Part I|
|5 Part Series Part II|
|5 Part Series Part III|
|5 Part Series Part IV|
|5 Part Series Part V|
|Glossary of Terms|