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Dear Young Person: Give This Old Guy a Break

Barry J. Jacobs

4 minute read To us nervous old guys, this pandemic is about risk and fear.           I take early morning walks in my leafy hometown of Swarthmore, PA when the sun is still well below the treetops to avoid social contact and possibly contracting infection. But twice in recent weeks, I’ve turned a corner and run […]

Research Review

Matthew P. Martin

4 minute read As we continue to move through historic change in our healthcare and criminal justice systems, the research on integration seems to have slowed down a bit. That said, we still have some important developments helping to move the field of integrated care forward. As always, I collect and review the latest research […]

High-Touch Telemedicine

12 minute read The COVID-19 pandemic, for all of the hardship and loss it has heaped upon the US healthcare system, has initiated a period of unparalleled innovation as well.  A great deal of that innovation has been due to the courage and dedication of the physicians, nurses, and administrators on the front lines.  Convention […]

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 […]

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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Building Integrated Care at the Statewide Level: The Colorado Story
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