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Pediatric Mental Health: Fund Integration with Primary Care

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The COVID 19 pandemic has taken tolls on many people’s mental health, but pediatric mental health has been especially affected. There has been a rising call for policy makers to fund behavioral health integration in children’s primary care clinics. As healthcare providers, you can help with these initiatives by being informed of policy developments and […]

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Behavioral Health Integration: EHR Support for Co-Treatment

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Treatment for behavioral health is a critical part of wellness that affects treatment and healing for other medical issues. Having primary care or other care clinicians trained in Behavioral Health Integration (BHI) and with EHR support for co-treatment is important to whole person care. As health centers are integrating behavioral health care services into their […]

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EHR Interoperability: Playing Well with Others

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“Plays well with others” is a phrase most of us remember as a desirable benchmark for success as children. It is also a benchmark for success in Electronic Health Record (EHR) systems. EHR interoperability is important for supporting whole-person care because it supports seamless information sharing between disparate services, providers and systems. EHR interoperability allows […]

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Whole Person Care and the Role of EHRs

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Social Determinants of Health (SDOH), Public Health 3.0, and Behavioral Health Integration (BHI) are all current topics in healthcare that encompass the idea of “whole person care”. Creating partnerships between patients and providers to create plans for health and wellness based upon the individual and their unique needs, circumstances, and life events is at the […]

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