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Adolescent Behavioral Health: Solutions for a National Emergency

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The AAP, American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP) and Children’s Hospital Association have declared a national emergency for adolescent behavioral health. Before the COVID-19 pandemic, the last decade has seen rates of childhood mental health conditions and suicide steadily rise. Since the pandemic, the increase of mental health emergencies and suspected suicide for […]

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Social Determinants of Health: Two Perspectives

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A huge topic in healthcare for years now has been Social Determinants of Health (SDOH). COVID-19 has brought the topic to the forefront again and since the term was first coined, two perspectives on Social Determinants of Health have been formed. Doctor Colleen Bridger (founder & CEO of Colleen Bridger Consulting) did a webinar with […]

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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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