Have you created your vision for integration? What if any obstacles did you encounter?
Be sure to check out the Academy's new Integration Playbook! The interactive guide includes tools, resources, and real world examples for integrating behavioral health in primary and ambulatory care settings. The Playbook is available at https://integrationacademy.ahrq.gov/playbook.
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CDC offers guidelines for prescribing opioids for chronic pain http://www.cdc.gov/drugoverdose/pdf/guidelines_at-a-glance-a.pdf
States Promote Integrated Care for Individuals with Opioid Dependency - Check out this new and notable item on the Academy Portal 1.usa.gov/1WZPQeM
What challenges did your practice face in obtaining data for quality improvement, and how did you overcome them?
What data collection tools have been most useful to your practice?
How does your organization educate patients and families about integrated behavioral health services?
How did you promote a collaborative team environment?
What startup activities were most challenging for your organization?
How has your practice expanded integration programs over time?
CMS is accepting applications for the Transforming Clinical Practice Initiative. Apply before January 6, 2015. http://innovation.cms.gov/initiatives/Transforming-Clinical-Practices/
NIAC member Parinda Khatri briefly discusses why embedding behavioral health providers into primary care facilities is key: http://youtu.be/n64CWDGZ2Zc
How did you overcome and address challenges?
Let's discuss some of the opportunities and challenges encountered in the integration implementation process.
What challenges would you like help with?
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