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China’s Barefoot Doctors as a Model for Population Health Reform in the Wake of COVID-19

3 minute read The COVID-19 pandemic has spawned two healthcare crises: the first focused on containing the disease’s widening footprint, and the second, a behavioral health pandemic created by stress, anxiety and social isolation. Addressing both of these issues requires a population health approach. As such, there is much to be learned from an innovative […]

Transitioning Again? Reopening Primary Care

Neftali Serrano

2 Minute Read: It seems as if 2020 is the year of perpetual transition as we adjust and learn, adjust and learn. Our last few weeks as a membership has been spent thinking about returning to in-person visits (or not) and concurrently thinking about how our personal lives mirror this transition as states “re-open.” Below […]

Telehealth and Context

Katie Snow

5 minute read Like many of you, my work as a BHC moved abruptly to 100% phone and video work in mid-March 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  Personally, there have been some downsides to this.  I miss seeing patients in the privacy of an exam room or my office and that irreplaceable connection that […]

Settling Into The New Normal

Neftali Serrano

3 Minute Read CFHA members have worked hard in the last 9 weeks responding to the various challenges posed by the pandemic. These challenges are not going away, however, a great deal of progress has been made in adapting clinical delivery to telehealth, figuring out the economics of all of this and working on the […]

The Feeling of Guilt During the Pandemic

When my alarm goes off at six AM, I begin my day following the same routine I created the first week of quarantine with the intention of bringing structure to my days. But just like yesterday and the day before, my energy level is not there, my body feels tired, and honestly, I really do […]

This Is The Golden Age For Behavioral Health: Will It Become The Golden Age For Primary Care?

Neftali Serrano

This blog is a follow-up to a recent panel presentation co-sponsored by Comagine, The Institute for Primary Care Behavioral Health and the Collaborative Family Healthcare Association. The chat for the presentation is here. Video is here or just scroll down. What started out as deep consternation as the COVID pandemic hit in March quickly turned […]

Peer-Reviewed Research from Families, Systems, & Health

The field of integrated care is exploding and this is the place to keep pace. Our journal, Family, Systems & Health, gives you the latest innovations in the science behind the work.

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