This brief summarizes findings from case studies of three innovative nurse-designed care models, and it discusses lessons learned from these case studies that might inform our understanding of the health sector's role in building a Culture of Health.
This report presents case studies of three nurse-designed care models that help foster a culture of health -- an action framework that focuses on well-being and equity with the goal of empowering and supporting people to lead healthier lives.
Public health departments and nonprofit groups in five cities will receive federal funding to improve the coordination of health care and housing help for people living with HIV. A new RAND program is providing support and capacity building assistance and evaluation of the sites.
Describes the methods and results of a RAND evaluation of the Integrated Behavioral Health Project's efforts to promote the integration of mental and physical health care among various health care stakeholders in California.
The report evaluates implementation of a clinician training program to improve care for Navy personnel with co-occurring disorders. Results suggest careful planning for training initiatives could increase implementation of evidence-based practice.
Several New York state initiatives promote integrated care for adults with serious mental illness. This report examines Primary and Behavioral Health Care Integration grants, Medicaid Incentives, and Medicaid Health Homes.
RAND's evaluation of the Primary and Behavioral Health Care Integration grants program found that programs improved access to integrated primary and behavioral health care for people with serious mental illness but had mixed success improving health.
The PBHCI grant program aims to improve the wellness of people with serious mental illness by making primary health care available in community-based settings. Evaluation of strategies, processes, improvements, and outcomes revealed diverse programs serving great needs but with lower than expected enrollment.
A promising strategy for helping adults with serious mental illness gain access to appropriate primary and preventive medical services is to integrate those services into a setting in which the population already receives care.
Describes the experiences of community behavioral health agencies that received PBHCI grants from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration to integrate primary care into programs for adults with serious mental illness.