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This is your one-stop site for the latest developments in integrated care. Check out our news blog, podcast, journal, research summaries, vlog, and webinars. This site is supported through the individual and organizational members of CFHA.

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Empowering People & Systems in Integrated Care

Dr. Joan Fleishman

Healthcare leadership needs a makeover. The current rates of burnout and turnover in healthcare (including integrated care) are not sustainable. We need leaders who empower others. Empowerment helps staff to work to their full potential, participate in decision making, take ownership for tasks that utilize their expertise, feel valued, and feel committed to their team’s […]

SSSMART Self Management Goals

Katie Snow

Ah, goals. We all set them for ourselves.  Do I even need to tell you how many times I have vowed to get up 15 minutes early to meditate every morning or given up cookies?  More often than not goals require too much additional energy and not enough failsafe measures to be sustainable. Human nature […]

RAISE Family Caregiving Advisory Council: An Open Letter

Barry J. Jacobs

Dear RAISE Family Caregiving Advisory Council             You are the Dream Team of family caregiving innovators, the all-stars of our fiercest advocates. Since President Trump signed the RAISE Family Caregivers Act in January 2018, mandating the creation of an Advisory Council to devise a national strategy for supporting family caregivers, we’ve been awaiting your anointment […]

Family-Oriented, Not Just Family-Friendly

Matthew P. Martin

Recently, the Children’s Hospital Corporation in Massachusetts completed a study examining family-centered hospital rounds for doctors and nurses. Rounds are daily meetings when the care team reviews patient progress and creates a plan for the day. During rounds, staff may use confusing medical terms and neglect family input and questions. In response, the research team […]

The Yin and Yang of Doing and Being this Summer

Dr. Joan Fleishman

Nothing like waiting until the very last minute for inspiration! The last few weeks I have been mulling over topics for this month’s post. Nothing had really stuck until I was out on a hike this morning with a friend. He was talking about how after a slow day at his job he often has […]

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.

See our shownotes here. And subscribe on iTunes or Soundcloud.