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Medical Behavioral Integration – Continuing to Fulfill its Promise

There has been a recent resurgence of interest in integrating behavioral health and physical health services, and for good reason. It is common for behavioral health (mental illness and substance use disorders) and physical health problems to co-occur in an individual, at the same time and for the conditions and their treatments to interact. 986 more words


Top 10 Companies Pushing Innovation In Digital Health - WT VOX

There are many reasons why the digital technologies hope to improve patient care as well as the state of healthcare itself. They include improving efficiencies, patient safety, and cost. 936 more words

Healthcare Delivery

Blue Cross' $71 Billion Shift From Fee-For-Service Medicine Escalates - Forbes

Jun 2, 2015 @ 8:00 AM

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The nation’s Blue Cross and Blue Shield plans say they have increased to more than $71 billion annually the amount of money they are spending on value-based care that rewards better outcomes and coordination of treatment rather than volume of medical services provided. 144 more words

Healthcare Delivery

50 hospitals charge uninsured more than 10 times cost of care, study finds - Washington Post

List: http://www.washingtonpost.com/graphics/health/hospital-price-gouging/

Fifty hospitals in the United States are charging uninsured consumers more than 10 times the actual cost of patient care, according to research published Monday. 905 more words

Healthcare Delivery

Make compassion a priority in patient-centered care

(Originally published by Hospital Impact)

In 1992, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) ad-hoc committee on the patient-centered medical home (PCMH) put out a policy statement… 549 more words


An evaluation of The Nottinghamshire Alcohol Related Long Term Condition Team

Source: Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust

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Date of publication: April, 2015

Publication type: Best Practice

In a nutshell: This is an example of good practice as part of Alcohol Concerns Blue Light Project. 76 more words