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6/9/2021 Randolph, Brockton groups set to get more vaccine outreach funding ... Public Health Spokeswoman Katheleen Conti said in a statement that $3.2 million in grants and contracts were provided to community-based organizations on Tuesday in 20 of the hardest hit communities. The money is intended to "reduce barriers to vaccination. Of the $3.2 million, $2.2 million will go to seven new community organizations, health centers and behavioral health centers "to support vaccine navigation services and customized vaccine administration," Conti said ...
6/9/2021 Thought Leadership & Innovation Foundation Welcomes Alisha Moopen, Deputy Managing Director, Aster DM Healthcare, to Board of Directors ... public health, is pleased to announce that Alisha Moopen, deputy managing director, Aster DM Healthcare, will join TLI‚Aos Board of Directors. Bringing significant healthcare leadership experience and global healthcare perspectives, Moopen expands the scope and reach of TLI programs and projects which focus on global health, including regenerative medicine and chronic disease, limb loss, rehabilitative medicine and the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on behavioral health.Bill Oldham ...
6/8/2021 Thought Leadership & Innovation Foundation Welcomes Alisha Moopen, Deputy Managing Director, Aster DM Healthcare, to Board of Directors | Financial Buzz ... public health, is pleased to announce that Alisha Moopen, deputy managing director, Aster DM Healthcare, will join TLI‚Aos Board of Directors. Bringing significant healthcare leadership experience and global healthcare perspectives, Moopen expands the scope and reach of TLI programs and projects which focus on global health, including regenerative medicine and chronic disease, limb loss, rehabilitative medicine and the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on behavioral health.This press ...
6/1/2021 QUALITY NAVIGATOR ... CVCH is a modern, well-equipped Community Health Center, with fully integrated EMR, and our services include Medical, Dental and Behavioral Health. We have an excellent opportunity in our Wenatchee location. We are recruiting for ... work experience. - Two years' experience in Community/Migrant Health, or Public Health preferred. CVCH offers ...
5/21/2021 Napolitano, Kaptur, Lee Urge HHS to Expand Mental Health Workforce US House of Representatives ... public health workforce expansion in the recently passed American Rescue Plan Act.‚AuThis historic expansion needs to fully integrate behavioral health providers, otherwise we will undercut our Nation‚Aos recovery and continue the long-standing and stigmatizing separation of mental health from physical health,‚Au the members wrote. ‚AuThe effects of COVID-19 have been well documented by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and further show the immediate ...
5/20/2021 Post-Covid clinics seek to be flexible in face of changing nature of disease Crain's New York Business However long the Covid horror lasts, rebuilding the city's economy will take longerThe public health system launched a $114 million effort to build three centers of excellence, located in the Bronx, Brooklyn and Queens."We based our centers around evidence of what we're finding in terms of prevalence of symptoms," he said. These include breathing problems, heart issues, fatigue and other behavioral health issues. Primary care doctors screen patients ...
5/20/2021 New director of Milwaukee Office of Violence Prevention named ... behavioral health services and other community resources.The Office of Violence Prevention is within the Milwaukee Health Department and uses a public health approach to address violence in the city.Barrett said in a statement that the Office of Violence Prevention was in good hands with Holliman."Our strategies incorporate law enforcement, but we also value partnerships that address the impacts violence has on individuals, neighborhoods, and the entire community ...
5/20/2021 Two Bismarck students raise awareness on dangers of teen drinking ... and some restaurants in the Bis-Man area have teamed up.Kristen Vranicar, a student representative of the Burleigh Morton Behavioral Health Coalition says, ‚AuThis is something I wanted to be involved in because I ... between parents and teens by teaming up with Bismarck Burleigh Public Health.Sue Kahler is the Substance Abuse Prevention Coordinator at Bismarck Burleigh Public Health. She says, ‚AuOn May 21 and May 28, area restaurants ...
5/20/2021 US cancer centers: Prioritize HPV vaccine for children, adolescents this summer Becker's Hospital Review ... behavioral health professor at UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health.The COVID-19 vaccine, recently authorized for children aged 12-15, can be administered alongside the HPV vaccine, along with other recommended vaccines, according to the CDC .Health systems and providers should reach out to those who are behind on vaccinations and "use every opportunity to encourage and complete vaccination," the statement said.The HPV vaccine has been recommended for ...
5/19/2021 DENTAL SUPPORT SUPERVISOR ... CVCH is a modern, well-equipped Community Health Center, with fully integrated EMR, and our services include Medical, Dental and Behavioral Health. We have an excellent opportunity for a Dental Support Supervisor at our Wenatchee ... of education and work experience. Bachelor's degree in healthcare administration, public health, business management, or a related field preferred. - Current Washington State Dental Assistant license and CPR certification required or the ability to obtain within ...
5/19/2021 Feds Provide $55M to Expand Mental Health Services, Drug Treatment Programs in Md. - WBOC TV ... behavioral health services across our state,‚Au the lawmakers said. ‚AuThis robust round of federal funding will provide Marylanders with critical mental health resources and bolster ongoing efforts to address substance use disorders. We remain committed to securing additional resources to build our public health infrastructure so we can better support individuals coping with mental illness and addiction.‚AuThe $55,397,277 in funding comes from the American Rescue Plan and ...
5/18/2021 Johns Hopkins to launch Behavioral Health Crisis Response Initiative Public safety Johns Hopkins to launch Behavioral Health Crisis Response Initiative Effort will pair mental health clinicians with campus safety and security officers to respond to behavioral health crises; program will be built over the summer with a pilot launch this fallBy Hub staff report JHUMediarepsTo help address the growing need for a more nuanced public health response to behavioral and mental health crises, Johns Hopkins University has ...
5/18/2021 Texas‚Äô health care infrastructure depends on the Medicaid 1115 Waiver ... behavioral health care as well as public health and preventive services for millions of Texans now is in jeopardy. The loss of the waiver extension will be a catastrophic blow to Texas‚Ao health care safety net, and remedying the situation is no simple feat.The rescission was an ill-fated attempt to leverage Texas‚Ao 1115 waiver to force our long holdout state to expand Medicaid. While hospitals fully ...
5/17/2021 How a new federal rule change may make access to treatment for opioid use disorder easier Public Health Insider opiates bupe , buprenorphine , opioids , overdose , substance use , treatmentBy Felicia Salcedo, Program Manager, Overdose Prevention and Response ProgramMedications to treat opioid use disorder are an important option for people struggling with ... Public Health ‚Ai Seattle & King County‚Aos Strategic Advisor on Behavioral Health, to learn more about the new rule change and how it may impact treatment access in our community. What is the rule change ...
5/13/2021 Will mental health commission's ideas be ignored? | Georgia Health News ... Behavioral Health Reform and Innovation Commission are former state Rep. Kevin Tanner, a Dawsonville Republican whose previous legislative proposal powered the panel‚Aos formation; Dr. Brenda Fitzgerald, who‚Aos both a former Public Health commissioner of Georgia and a former CDC director; former GOP state Sen. Renee Unterman, who‚Aos a nurse by profession; and current Rep. Mary Margaret Oliver (D-Decatur). Yet nothing came of the panel‚Aos recommendations ...
5/11/2021 New Jersey Rural Health Community Initiative Grant ... behavioral health risk factors such as tobacco use and unhealthy eating habits.Program objectives include: Increase access to preventive care services and resources Create and expand evidence-based initiatives that provide education and outreach on disease prevention and management and community care coordination Cultivate sustainable partnerships with rural stakeholders to implement and evaluate public health interventionsA detailed list of project scope, interventions, and deliverables is available in the application ...
5/10/2021 Nevada gets guidance on spending federal COVID relief funds - Las Vegas Sun Newspaper ... Public health expenditures such as COVID-19 mitigation, medical expenses, behavioral health care and some public health and safety staff. This category includes programs involving testing, vaccinations and contact tracing, increasing health care capacity and providing substance abuse and mental health treatment.‚A¢ Mitigating negative economic impacts caused by the pandemic, including impacts to workers, small businesses and the public and private sector. The category includes job training, tourism and ...
5/10/2021 Nevada gets guidance on spending federal COVID relief funds - Las Vegas Sun Newspaper ... Public health expenditures such as COVID-19 mitigation, medical expenses, behavioral health care and some public health and safety staff. This category includes programs involving testing, vaccinations and contact tracing, increasing health care capacity and providing substance abuse and mental health treatment.‚A¢ Mitigating negative economic impacts caused by the pandemic, including impacts to workers, small businesses and the public and private sector. The category includes job training, tourism and ...
5/10/2021 News Release: Anchor Health Properties Commences Construction on a 100,000 Square Foot Behavioral Health Inpatient Hospital ... Behavioral Health Inpatient Hospital By admin on May 10, 2021 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMay 10, 2021(Media, PA) ‚Ai In an effort to increase accessibility to comprehensive behavioral health services, Anchor Health Properties (Anchor), a national full-service healthcare real estate development, management, and investment company focused exclusively on medical facilities, and The MetroHealth System (MetroHealth), a nationally ranked non-profit, public health care system located in Cleveland, Ohio, have ...
5/8/2021 OHA Will Take Over Mental Health Services | News ... approved for legal dissolution.‚Au The release also stated the group is in the process of returning all state-funded behavioral health programs to the county. Those programs include: substance use disorder counseling, crisis response ... other services, WIC duties were carried out through Josephine County Public Health, however, those services were transferred over to the Oregon Health Authority on May 2.‚AuThe sheriff‚Aos office, the local police department and ...
5/6/2021 Public Health Officials Talk Vaccinations and Looking Forward A panel of Humboldt County Public Health officials updated local media on the ongoing COVID-19 response and vaccination efforts in a press conference this morning. Today‚Aos press conference panel moderated by Joint Information Center spokesperson Meriah Miracle consisted of Behavioral Health Director Emi Botzler-Rodgers, Public Health Director Michele Stephens, County Health Officer Ian Hoffman and Vaccine Task Force member and Family Nurse Practitioner Lindsey Mendez. Key Takeaways ...
5/6/2021 Upward Health Announces Two New Medical Directors Joining National In-Home Primary Care Practice | Financial Buzz Upward Health, a leading in-home medical and behavioral primary care provider, announced today it has hired Dr. Mehdi Qalbani as the Company‚Aos Behavioral Health Medical Director, and Dr. Anubhav (Anu) Kaul as Medical Director for Physical Medicine. Dr. Qalbani is a Psychiatrist with a Master of Science in Public Health, and Dr. Kaul is an internal medicine physician who holds a Masters in Public Health from Dartmouth Institute ...
5/6/2021 Upward Health Announces Two New Medical Directors Joining National In-Home Primary Care Practice | Business Wire Business Wire PROVIDENCE, R.I.--( BUSINESS WIRE )--Upward Health, a leading in-home medical and behavioral primary care provider, announced today it has hired Dr. Mehdi Qalbani as the Company‚Aos Behavioral Health Medical Director, and Dr. Anubhav (Anu) Kaul as Medical Director for Physical Medicine. Dr. Qalbani is a Psychiatrist with a Master of Science in Public Health, and Dr. Kaul is an internal medicine physician who holds a Masters in Public ...
5/6/2021 Sharp Increase in Youths Sick With COVID, Humboldt Could Go Back To Red Tier, Dr. Hoffman Urges More Covid-19 Testing/Prevention Measures Against New UK Variant, and More Sharp Increase in Youths Sick With COVID, Humboldt Could Go Back To Red Tier, Dr. Hoffman Urges More Covid-19 Testing/Prevention Measures Against New UK Variant, and More The Humboldt County Joint Information Center hosted a virtual news conference to provide an update on the county‚Aos COVID-19 response, including vaccination efforts, and answer questions from local media. Panelists included Behavioral Health Director Emi Botzler-Rodgers, Public Health ...
5/4/2021 Landmark Behavioral Health Treatment Effect Study Shows 64% Reduction in Inpatient Utilization Yahoo News ... finds that the Ontrak program produces a statistically significant reduction in hospitalizations and inpatient stays, while increasing utilization of preventative behavioral healthcare office visits among individuals who have untreated behavioral health needs and medical comorbidities ... MPH in Global Health/Epidemiology from Boston University School of Public Health. Dr. Placzek‚Aos methodological training includes Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts Department of Public Health, University of Massachusetts Medical School, and Boston University School ...