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Sibling Support Program director to discuss role of families, siblings in behavioral health experience at networking event

The director of the Sibling Support Program: A Family-Centered Mental Health Initiative will discuss the role of families and siblings in the behavioral health experience at a live networking event sponsored by the Massachusetts Association of Healthcare Quality (MAHQ) Oct. 19 at Newton-Wellesley Hospital.

Medical interpretation expert co-authors CITI Program module on obtaining consent from non-English-speaking study populations

A UMass Medical School expert on medical interpretation and cultural competency has co-authored an advanced Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative (CITI Program) module to instruct researchers on strategies to obtain informed consent from potential study participants who do not speak English well. 

UMass Medical School pharmacists, clinical services staff support medically complex individuals through Community Case Management collaboration

A Massachusetts family is saving nearly $500 a year on a medication for an ill child, thanks to the collaboration between UMass Medical School’s clinical pharmacists and its Community Case Management Program.

MassHealth initiative substantially increases behavioral health screening for children, according to study led by UMass Medical School

The Massachusetts Medicaid program’s Children’s Behavioral Health Initiative (CBHI) has substantially increased the percentage of children receiving behavioral health screening, according to a study led by UMass Medical School to be published in The Journal of Pediatrics and available online ahead of print.

UMass Medical School to present on using data analytics to improve long-term services and supports at National Home & Community Based Services conference

UMass Medical School experts will present on using integrated data analytics to help policymakers improve long-term services and supports (LTSS) at the National Home & Community Based Services (HCBS) Conference Aug. 29 through Sept. 1 in Washington, D.C.

MD Magazine: UMass Medical School study says care access, medication adherence difficulties are barriers to treatment with new hepatitis C drugs

A UMass Medical School study finds people with hepatitis C may face barriers to treatment with new, expensive drugs that include access to care, difficulties with medication adherence and reluctance by physicians to treat them, according to an article in MD Magazine.

UMass Medical School survey finds community health center physicians mission-driven but notes continued challenges with long-term commitment

A UMass Medical School survey of primary care physicians (PCPs) at Massachusetts community health centers (CHCs) finds a workforce more prepared to practice in a health center through training while also citing concerns of an aging workforce, according to an article in the Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved.

Dr. Warren Ferguson named keynote speaker for 10th Academic Health & Policy Conference on Correctional Health

UMass Medical School correctional health expert Warren J. Ferguson, MD, will celebrate the 10th anniversary of the conference he founded when he delivers the keynote at the Academic & Health Policy Conference on Correctional Health, March 16 and 17, 2017, in Atlanta.