The Primary Care Toolkit: Practical Resources for the Integrated Behavioral Care Provider / Edition 1by Larry James
Pub. Date: 10/27/2008
Publisher: Springer New York
Integrated care is receiving a lot of attention from clinicians, administrators, policy makers, and researchers. Given the current healthcare crises in the United States, where costs, quality, and access to care are of particular concern, many are looking for new and better ways of delivering behavioral health services. Integrating behavioral health into primary
Integrated care is receiving a lot of attention from clinicians, administrators, policy makers, and researchers. Given the current healthcare crises in the United States, where costs, quality, and access to care are of particular concern, many are looking for new and better ways of delivering behavioral health services. Integrating behavioral health into primary care medical settings has been shown to: (1) produce healthier patients; (2) produce medical savings; (3) produce higher patient satisfaction; (4) leverage the primary care physician’s time so that they can be more productive; and (5) increase physician satisfaction. For these reasons this is an emerging paradigm with a lot of interest and momentum. For example, the President’s New Freedom Commission on Mental Health has recently endorsed redesigning the mental health system so that much of this is integrated into primary care medicine.
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Table of ContentsTools for Getting Started.- How to Determine the Need: A Readiness Assessment System.- What Administrators Should Know About the Primary Care Setting.- Financial Models for Integrated Behavioral Health Care.- Essential Competencies of Medical Personnel in Integrated Care Settings.- Integrated Care: Whom to Hire and How to Train.- Effective Consultative Liaison in Primary Care.- Cultural Competency in the Primary Care Setting.- The Primary Care Consultant Toolkit: Tools for Behavioral Medicine Training for PCPs in Integrated Care.- Quality Improvement in the Integrated Health Care Setting.- Behavioral Screening in Adult Primary Care.- Toolbox for Integrated Consultation-Liaison Services: Guidelines and Handouts.- The Primary Care Consultant Toolkit: Tools for Behavioral Medicine.- Assessment and Treatment of Anxiety in Primary Care.- Assessing and Managing Chronic Pain in the Primary Care Setting.- Promoting Treatment Adherence Using Motivational Interviewing: Guidelines and Tools.- Diabetes – Guidelines and Handouts.- Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder in Primary Care.- Behavioral Health Consultation for Coronary Heart Disease.- Smoking.- Pediatric Obesity.- Somatization in Primary Care.
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