To provide the best possible care to patients and thrive in new payment environments, community health centers (CHCs) and community behavioral health organizations (CBHOs)— two pillars of the safety net—are redesigning their workflows, infrastructure, and partnerships.
This review is an initial exploration of team development within effective integrated primary and behavioral healthcare teams. Six integrated teams in safety net primary care settings were interviewed on the development of the clinical team.
This brief from JSI and the Delta Center for a Thriving Safety Net illustrates five key insights related to program design and evaluation from the productive partnership between the Partnership HealthPlan of California and local community health centers to create a care coordination (CCM) program.
This case study report provides an in-depth look at the workforce configuration of Cherokee Health Systems, a Federally Qualified Health Center and a Community Mental Health Center with a mission to “improve the quality of life for [their] patients through the blending of primary care, behavioral health and prevention services.”
The Excellence in Mental Health and Addiction Act, one of the most significant developments in behavioral health funding in decades, was designed to increase Americans’ access to community mental health and substance use treatment services via the creation of Certified Community Behavioral Health Centers (CCBHCs) in 8 states, while improving Medicaid reimbursement for these services.
The Institute for Clinical Systems Improvement (ICSI) launched its DIAMOND (Depression Improvement Across Minnesota, Offering a New Direction) model in 2008 to change how care for patients with depression was delivered and paid for in primary care.