With over 450 patients on Medication for Opioid Use Disorder (MOUD) engaged in our primary care-based programs we have learned a thing or two about how to do this work in primary care. We are fiercely passionate about this work and have been leading voices in the design of programs that promote health and wellbeing […]
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As befits his majestic name, Brian Duke threw down the gauntlet. “If you really want to help health systems do a better job of supporting family caregivers,” said the former Secretary of the Pennsylvania Department of Aging and the current System Director of Senior Services for Main Line Health in suburban Philadelphia, “then you better […]
What do the US, Myanmar, and Liberia all have in common? They are the only countries in the world who do not commonly use the metric system of measurement. Instead of kilos, liters, and meters, we measure in pounds, gallons, and yards (i.e., the English system). No big deal, right? Well, consider that in May 1999 […]
Welcome to the March 2019 research review, where I review some of the latest research findings and developments in the field of integrated behavioral health. Per usual, I include links to the articles in the headings and then snippets from the abstract below the heading. As integration becomes more of the norm and less the […]
I walk through an empty cobblestone plaza, once bustling with vendors, the infectious smell of al pastor tacos, and fresh leather sandals. This plaza has been vacant since the period of time in the early 2000s when Tijuana became violent, even dangerous, and Americans didn’t visit. I climb the snaking stairwells and tunnels leading me across […]
One of the first things I noticed when starting out as a BHC in an obstetrics/gynecology clinic was that every template or model for integrated care focused on primary care as the setting for behavioral health integration.
Peer-Reviewed Research from Families, Systems, & Health
Binge-Worthy TV (if you are an integrated care nerd)
CFHA Webinar: Working with Linguistically Diverse Communities
Brief Autism Assessment Protocol for Primary Care
The Latest Research On Teams! CFHA 2018 Plenary Address By Eduardo SalasDid you know that there is a body of research on highly effective teams, including healthcare teams? Dr. Salas provides an overview of this research with a focus on the 7 C's of effective teams.
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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.