Delivering physical health care in specialty mental health clinics was a promising strategy for improving the care that adults with SMI receive for their physical health conditions, but financial feasibility remains a major challenge.
The greatest opportunities to improve health happen pretty much everywhere but the doctor's office. Collaborative programming that merges strategies from housing, education, or labor could make a big difference.
More frequent contact with the mental health system, educational system, and Child Protective Services after a behavioral health evaluation may inform development of integrated care systems for children.
Community hospitals could be better integrated into the current healthcare system in England and can play an important role in the middle of the patient journey between home and hospital. If done correctly, community hospitals could be a traditional solution to help address some of the modern day challenges of the NHS.
Assessing the impact of outside assistance on the deployment of peer specialists in Veterans Health Administration Patient Aligned Care Teams will provide critical data to administrators and policy makers.
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.