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Research Review

Matthew P. Martin

Happy Holidays everyone! Welcome to the regular Research Review blog post. The post where I save you time searching the integrated/collaborative care research literature by doing all the work myself! Use that time to buy presents for your loved ones. Here are some themes below: First, I continue to see more articles on integrated care […]

Where are the paraprofessionals in CFHA?

Katie Snow

3-4 Minute Read With a couple of notable exceptions, the 2019 CFHA conference in Denver was, as my 8 year old would say, epic. The creative plenary sessions were impressive; a surprise opportunity to co-facilitate the women’s health task force discussion group with Helen Coons left me star-struck; Stacy Ogbeide’s session on treating PTSD in […]

The Art of Patient Interviewing

Dr. Joan Fleishman

5 minute read I had the honor of consulting with a storyteller/filmmaker/documentarian and his staff last year. Many of the stories his team tells requires them to interview people who have been through or witnessed terrible things. I was asked to speak with the filmmaking team about considerations when interviewing trauma survivors. This got me […]

Of Conferences and Economics

Matthew P. Martin

5 minute read Our attention is a precious commodity these days: low supply but high demand. Even now you are “selling” your attention to “buy” the content of this blog post. Thank you! Please come again. We appreciate your business. Imagine the challenge, then, of selling a three-day conference to busy clinicians, managers, researchers, educators, […]

The Never-ending Story of Integrated Care

A few years ago, I went to a Festschrift for Steve Zyzanski, one of my revered mentors, on the occasion of his retirement. A large group of us gathered to celebrate his life, his contributions, to collectively tell his story and celebrate the greatness of his life’s work. So after all our hot air and […]

Can Healthcare Measure TLC?

Barry J. Jacobs

            Healthcare is awash in quality metrics. Registries of PHQ-9 scores. Frequency of visits. Decreased utilization rates. Reduced response times to emergencies. We believe they create better clinical outcomes through greater accountability of interventions and systems. Of course, there’s a great deal of truth here. But the touchy-feely therapist in me tells me there’s something […]

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.

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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