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Evolving Roles for Behavioral Health in Precision Medicine

3 minute read There is no question that precision medicine, defined as the use of genetic, genomic, and epigenetic information to ‘personalize’ therapeutic strategies is creating unprecedented opportunities for improving health care delivery (Denny et al., 2021). As the cost of genomic sequencing decreases, the speed at which such technologies are transitioning from ‘bench-to-bedside’ has […]

Your Measurement System Analysis Results Are Now Ready

Matthew P. Martin

3 minute read Concentration is a scarce commodity in healthcare delivery. Although our systems are flush with data, we can only process a finite amount of information to make clinical decisions for engaging, treating, and monitoring patients in our catchment areas. We screen and triage patients as stewards of scarce resources using measures that we […]

The Beauty of Numbers: How Mathematics Drives Scientific Inquiry

2 minute read The Cambridge dictionary defines mathematics as a system for the study of numbers, shapes, and space (Cambridge.org, n.d.). While most of us conceptualize mathematics as a method for computing complex functions, the true beauty of numbers lies in their ability to transcend cultural and linguistic barriers. Simply put, mathematics is the universal […]

What Level of Integration is Your Practice?

Matthew P. Martin

3 minute read Spreading the gospel of care integration is not for sprinters. To be sure, this game is for long distance runners. One of the beauties of integration is that individual clinics and care systems can use whatever model meets the needs of their patients and matches their available resources. This variability, though, also […]

Is Yours a Learning Clinic?

Matthew P. Martin

5 minute read. Original post here. In 2018, I had a sweet setup for my work commute. My friend, who also worked downtown, would pick me up at my house, use the carpool lane on the highway, and drop me off in front of my office building. When I offered to pay for gas, he […]

Flow: How mindfulness can drive intellectual and athletic achievement

2 minute read The role of mindfulness meditation in reducing stress, anxiety and depression is well established, with a 2017 meta-analysis linking such practices to better control of the sympathetic nervous system (Pascoe et al., 2017). Key to the practice of mindfulness is present-state awareness, also referred to as flow (Davis & Ludwig, 2018). In […]

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. CFHA members get full-text access to the journal as part of their membership.

Binge-Worthy TV (if you are an integrated care nerd)

Subscribe to our Youtube channel covering the world of primary care behavioral health with webinars and presentations on a variety of healthcare topics related to team-based, integrated and collaborative models of healthcare delivery.

This channel is dedicated to promoting behavioral health integration into primary care in hopes of fortifying and strengthening the system as a whole. Through interviews, role-plays, intervention metaphors, and videos alike, primary care team members of all disciplines can learn the ins and outs of working efficiently and effectively within the primary care system. Additionally, the channel highlights contextual-based behavioral interventions (e.g., focused Acceptance and Commitment Therapy [fACT]) commonly used in primary care. Dr. Bauman produces these videos in collaboration with the Collaborative Family Healthcare Association.

The Integrated Care Podcast

Listen in as our experts discuss timely topics in the world of integrated care. Part education, part entertainment, this podcast aims to keep you infomed and engaged as we reimagine the universe of healthcare.

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