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.
Thoughtful advice on the how primary care practices should approach transforming into patient-centered medical homes was shared on the Primary Care Progress Notes blog by experts from UMass Medical School’s Commonwealth Medicine division.
A report that details the behavioral health elements required in achieving recognition as a patient-centered medical home (PCMH) by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) has been compiled by UMass Medical School’s Judith Steinberg, MD, MPH, for the SAMHSA-HRSA Center for Integrated Health Solutions (CIHS).
UMass Medical School’s practice transformation expert Judith Steinberg, MD, MPH, will join a team in presenting how learning collaboratives can be used to prompt and foster regional and statewide behavioral health integration at the 17th annual conference of the Collaborative Family Healthcare Association (CFHA) Oct. 15-17 in Portland, Oregon.
UMass Medical School’s practice transformation expert Judith Steinberg, MD, MPH, is a panelist on a SAMHSA-HRSA Center for Integrated Health Solutions (CIHS) webinar on July 29 focused on the 2014 National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) patient-centered medical home (PCMH) standards and behavioral health integration.
A team of UMass Medical School experts on patient-centered medical homes will present about behavioral health integration, care transitions and developing a medical home workforce at the Institute for Healthcare Improvement summit March 20-22 at the Orlando World Center Marriott Resort & Convention Center in Orlando, Florida.
UMass Medical School's Commonwealth Medicine division is working to create better care models, Executive Vice Chancellor Joyce A. Murphy writes in a column for Health, a quarterly published by the Worcester Business Journal.
A UMass Medical School medical director says the workforce of primary care doctors is aging and not enough medical school graduates are going into family medicine to replace them, according to an article in the December 2015 Community Health Care Guide in the Telegram & Gazette.