NHMH - NO HEALTH WITHOUT MENTAL HEALTH
a 501(C)3 NON PROFIT • WWW.NHMH.ORG
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 WITH
8 WAYS TO TO KNOW IF YOUR PRIMARY CARE DOCTOR IS OFFERING YOU INTEGRATED CARE
1. During your primary care visit, does anyone ever ask you if you have emotional or mental health problems? (Screening)
2. Are specialists in mental health available (in-person, via phone or video-conferencing) in the primary care practice? (Team-based care)
INTEGRATING BEHAVIORAL HEALTH SERVICES INTO PRIMARY CARE -
A PLACE FOR PRACTICES TO BEGIN AND PROGRESS ALONG A CONTINUUM
July 22, 2016
With much talk, and some progress, around primary care practices integrating mental health care, a key question remains: how can the majority of small-to-medium U.S. practices with limited resources begin the journey towards achieving integrated medical-behavioral care delivery?… read more
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SPECIAL THANK YOU TO OUR PARTNERS & COLLABORATORS
THE WORK NHMH BEGAN 9 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!
HERE ARE SOME INTERESTING VIDEOS NHMH RECOMMEND VIEWING:
|Board of Directors|
|Our Beliefs and Values|
|8 Ways to Know if Your Primary Care Doctor is Offering You Integrated Care|
|Burden of Mental Health Care Falling on Primary Care|
|State of Washington|
|State of New York|
|New Developments Re Depression Tx in Primary Care - What Consumers Need to Know Now|
|Integration for a Safety Net Population with Complex Needs|
|The (Posthumous) Case of Pam|
|Pittsburgh Leading the Way in Behavioral Integration Implementation|
|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|