Behavioral Health Outcomes

Behavioral Health Action Team Plans Virtual Meeting | 8/6/2020

… Partnership has resumed its HSMP action team meetings virtually. The Behavioral Health Action Team will meet from 1 to 2 pm Thursday, August 20, 2020. The Behavioral Health Action Team is dedicated to improving behavioral health outcomes in St. Mary’s County, including those related to mental health and substance abuse prevention and control. Mental health and physical health are closely linked. The minutes from the July 2020 meeting are available …

One In Four Children Living In Grandfamilies Are African American And African Americans Face Heightened Challenges Including Higher Rates Of Infection And Death From COVID-19 | PR Newswire | 8/3/2020

… Donna Butts , Executive Director of Generations United . “Compared to children in foster care with non-relatives, children raised by relatives are more connected to their cultural identity, experience more stability, have better mental and behavioral health outcomes and a greater sense of belonging.” However, owing to historic and systemic inequities, there has been a lack of supports and services for African American grandfamilies, particularly those that are culturally appropriate and …

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HEAL Action Team to Meet July 22 | 7/14/2020

Behavioral Health Action Team The Behavioral Health Action Team is dedicated to improving behavioral health outcomes in St. Mary’s County, including those related to mental health and substance abuse prevention and control. Mental health and physical health are closely linked. Mental health status influences a person’s ability to maintain good physical health. Illnesses such as depression and anxiety may affect people’s ability to participate in health-promoting behaviors. Conversely, problems …

OHA, CJC ANNOUNCE NEARLY $10 MILLION IN FUNDS TO IMPROVE CRIMINAL JUSTICE, BEHAVIORAL HEALTH OUTCOMES | 7/14/2020

OHA, CJC announce nearly $10 million in funds to improve criminal justice, behavioral health outcomes SALEM, Ore. — Last week the Oregon Health Authority (OHA) and Oregon Criminal Justice Commission (CJC) announced awards totaling $9.7 million to six counties and five tribal governments. The funding will help people with mental illnesses and substance use disorders get the treatment they need, and avoid frequent and costly visits to Oregon emergency departments and …

Behavioral Health Action Team Plans Online Meeting | 7/7/2020

Posted by Lexi Leader on Thursday, July 9, 2020 · Leave a Comment The Healthy St. Mary’s Partnership has resumed its HSMP action team meetings virtually. The Behavioral Health Action Team will meet from 1 to 2 pm Thursday, July 16, 2020. The Behavioral Health Action Team is dedicated to improving behavioral health outcomes in St. Mary’s County, including those related to mental health and substance abuse prevention and control. Mental …

HEAL Action Team to Meet June 24 | 6/22/2020

Behavioral Health Action Team The Behavioral Health Action Team is dedicated to improving behavioral health outcomes in St. Mary’s County, including those related to mental health and substance abuse prevention and control. Mental health and physical health are closely linked. Mental health status influences a person’s ability to maintain good physical health. Illnesses such as depression and anxiety may affect people’s ability to participate in health-promoting behaviors. Conversely, problems …

The Role of Adverse Childhood Experience on Depression Symptom, Prevalence, and Severity among School Going Adolescents | 3/18/2020

… domestic violence, or incarceration. ACEs have been linked to adverse health outcomes in adulthood, including depression, substance abuse, cardiovascular disease, and premature mortality [ 16 ]. Relationship between ACEs and increased risk of negative physical and behavioral health outcomes among adults in high-income countries [ 17 ] includes an increased risk of tobacco, alcohol, and drug abuse [ 18 ]. Social support may have a protective or buffering effect against the consequences of a stressful …

March of Dimes Welcomes House Introduction Of Momnibus Act To Tackle Black Maternal Health Crisis | PR Newswire | 3/10/2020

… the Momnibus will help end preventable maternal mortality and close racial and ethnic disparities in these specific ways: Moms MATTER Act – Establishes a Maternal Mental and Behavioral Health Task Force to improve mental and behavioral health outcomes for women throughout pregnancy and up to one year postpartum. It also provides $10 million a year over five years to promote innovative approaches to improving maternal health, such as group prenatal and …

Kinship Care for Children Removed from Home for Maltreatment | 3/10/2020

Home Practices Profile Kinship Care for Children Removed from Home for Maltreatment Evidence Ratings for Outcomes: Mental Health & Behavioral Health - Multiple mental health/behavioral health outcomes Mental Health & Behavioral Health - Adaptive problems Mental Health & Behavioral Health - Emotional wellbeing Family Functioning - Out-of-home placement/permanency Practice Description Practice Goals/Target Population Child abuse, neglect, or other types of maltreatment often result in the removal of children (under the age of …

First Look: Governor’s Budget Proposal Advances Key Priorities, Leaves Opportunities to Invest in Californians | 1/13/2020

… MHSA is to identify priority populations, including Californians experiencing homelessness, children and youth at risk, and justice-involved adults. The Administration plans to submit this proposal later this spring. In other efforts to improve behavioral health outcomes , the budget also includes: $24.6 million in 2020-21 and $364.2 million over six years to the Department of State Hospitals to implement a Community Care Collaborative Pilot Program, a six-year program to …

Comagine Health Invites Health Care Organizations and Additional Partners to Reimagine Health Care | PRWeb | 1/13/2020

… an invitation to join us in this effort and work together to improve health and create a better health care system.” The initiative seeks to achieve five bold aims: Decreased opioid misuse and improved behavioral health outcomes Increased patient safety Prevention and management of diabetes, heart disease and chronic kidney disease Increased quality of care transitions Improved quality of long-term and post-acute care facilities Participants will receive: Expert …

LifeStance Selects Tridiuum to Advance Behavioral Health Outcomes; Reduce Suicides Nationally | PR Newswire | 1/7/2020

PHILADELPHIA , Jan. 7, 2020 /PRNewswire/ – Tridiuum , the leading digital behavioral health company for improving outcomes, access, and patient-provider engagement across integrated care environments, today announced that LifeStance Health , a national leader in behavioral healthcare services, has selected the Tridiuum ONE platform to drive improvements in patient outcomes, further enhance quality, and better demonstrate the value of its services to patients, providers, and purchasers. Both companies also view the relationship …

In-betweeners: Looking at the people between behavioral health stability and crisis | 12/17/2019

… And what about the people in-between – those outside the acute crisis cycle but who are experiencing distress that could escalate into chronic crisis? To make a real, lasting impact on the health and behavioral health outcomes and improve the return on investment of taxpayer dollars, we encourage counties to challenge their assumptions on super-utilizers and look deeper into those that fall in-between stability and chronic crisis. Consider …

Grant of up to $12 million will provide behavioral health services to children | 11/30/2019

… of youth through comprehensive services and community partnerships. The U.S. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMSHA) has awarded CHFS the grant for its System of Care (SOC) with the goal to improve behavioral health outcomes for youth through age 21 who have child welfare involvement and meet certain behavioral health criteria. For this project, child welfare-involved families refers to those whose child abuse and/or neglect investigation …

Grant of up to $12M for behavioral health services to focus on Kentucky families in child welfare system | 11/27/2019

… of youth through comprehensive services and community partnerships. The U.S. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMSHA) has awarded CHFS the grant for its System of Care (SOC) with the goal to improve behavioral health outcomes for youth through age 21 who have child welfare involvement and meet certain behavioral health criteria. Meier For this project, child welfare-involved families refers to those whose child abuse and/or neglect …

Federal grant of up to $12 million will provide behavioral health services to Kentucky children | 11/27/2019

… of youth through comprehensive services and community partnerships. The U.S. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMSHA) has awarded CHFS the grant for its System of Care (SOC) with the goal to improve behavioral health outcomes for youth through age 21 who have child welfare involvement and meet certain behavioral health criteria. For this project, child welfare-involved families refers to those whose child abuse and/or neglect investigation …

Federal grants put focus on families in welfare system | 11/26/2019

… 3 million per year to provide behavioral health services to children, with a focus on families in the welfare system. The U.S. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration awarded the grant, to improve behavioral health outcomes for youth through age 21 who have child welfare involvement and meet certain behavioral health criteria. For this project, child welfare-involved families mean those whose child abuse and/or neglect investigation has …

$12M in grants will provide behavioral health services to children | 11/26/2019

… of youth through comprehensive services and community partnerships. The U.S. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMSHA) has awarded CHFS the grant for its System of Care (SOC) with the goal to improve behavioral health outcomes for youth through age 21 who have child welfare involvement and meet certain behavioral health criteria. For this project, child welfare-involved families refers to those whose child abuse and/or neglect investigation …

Comagine Health Selected as a Recipient of QIN-QIO Task Order 1 Award Under the 12th Statement of Work | PRWeb | 11/21/2019

… includes Idaho, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah and Washington.” Comagine Health will be responsible for improving quality in nursing homes, as well as small and rural communities, and those serving vulnerable populations by: Improving behavioral health outcomes , including opioid misuse Increasing patient safety Increasing chronic disease self-management Increasing the quality of care transitions Improving nursing home quality For more information about partnering with Comagine Health, please visit https://comagine.org …

IPRO Selected as a Recipient of QIN-QIO Task Order 1 Award Under the 12th Statement of Work | PR Newswire | 11/21/2019

… Maryland , Delaware and the District of Columbia . The IPRO team will be responsible improving quality in poor-performing nursing homes, as well as small and rural communities and those serving vulnerable populations by: Improving Behavioral Health Outcomes – Including Opioid Misuse Increasing Patient Safety Increasing the Quality of Care Transitions Improving Nursing Home Quality IPRO is a national, not-for-profit healthcare organization that works with government agencies, providers and consumers …

Alliant Health Solutions Selected as Recipient of QIN-QIO Task Order 1 Award Under the 12th Statement of Work | Business Wire | 11/15/2019

… can continue our mission to make health care better.” Alliant Health Solutions will be responsible improving quality in nursing homes, as well as small and rural communities and those serving vulnerable populations by: Improving Behavioral Health Outcomes – Including Opioid Misuse Increasing Patient Safety Increasing the Quality of Care Transitions Improving Nursing Home Quality Alliant Health Solutions can be contacted by email at . For more information on the Quality Innovation Networks …

WSU to study benefits of outdoor preschools | 9/12/2019

… augment that trajectory through adulthood, increasing their risk for a number of health issues later in life, including heart disease. While there are good data linking outdoor instruction to positive social-emotional, academic and behavioral health outcomes , Fyfe-Johnson said the practice’s effect on physiological health is relatively understudied. In a bid to remedy that, she will embark on a five-year study, funded by the National Institutes of Health …

FPG Investigator Helps Residential Treatment Facilities Build Bridges to Better Care | 9/11/2019

… Date Published: 09/11/2019 The psychiatric residential treatment facilities (PRTF) serving North Carolina’s youth and adolescents should be places where children can access the trauma-informed care they need for their own positive emotional and behavioral health outcomes , and for their families. Reducing the use of physical restraints and seclusions in PRTFs is an area where state behavioral health leaders see opportunities for improvement, says Robin Jenkins, Ph.D., an advanced implementation …

Tridiuum Highlights the Impact of Measurement-Based Care on Behavioral Health Outcomes | Benzinga | 9/10/2019

PHILADELPHIA , Sept. 10, 2019 /PRNewswire/ – Tridiuum, the leading provider of digital health solutions for accelerating behavioral and medical care integration, today published a white paper challenging the industry to look beyond behavioral health access issues and focus with equal intent on the value of measuring behavioral health progress. “We all acknowledge the issues plaguing this country when it comes to behavioral health access,” said Mark Redlus , Tridiuum CEO. “It’s a …

Project Reach: Implementation of Evidence-Based Psychotherapy Within Integrated Healthcare for Hurricane Harvey Affected Individuals | 9/9/2019

… implementation of Project Reach as well as special considerations for implementation. The overall goal of Project Reach is to form a platform for expanding integrated services for those affected by Harvey that will maximize behavioral health outcomes while reducing cost and improving access. Key Take Away Points Project Reach aims to provide a sustainable model for integrated behavioral health service delivery for large numbers of significantly affected individuals and families …

Medicare

Comagine Health Invites Health Care Organizations and Additional Partners to Reimagine Health Care | PRWeb | 1/13/2020

… systems, hospitals, primary care and specialty providers, community organizations, and patients and their families to improve care for people with Medicare and transform the health care system. “We’re excited to launch the Partnership to Reimagine … to achieve five bold aims: Decreased opioid misuse and improved behavioral health outcomes Increased patient safety Prevention and management of diabetes, heart disease and chronic kidney disease Increased quality of care transitions Improved quality of …

Qlarant Selected by IPRO to support QIN-QIO Task Order | Globe Newswire | 11/25/2019

Easton, MD, Nov. 25, On November 8, 2019, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) awarded a five-year contract to IPRO to serve as a regional Quality Innovation Network – Quality Improvement Organization (QIN-QIO … and rural communities and those serving vulnerable populations by: Improving Behavioral Health Outcomes – Including Opioid Misuse Increasing Patient Safety Increasing the Quality of Care Transitions Improving Nursing Home Quality About Qlarant Qlarant is a not …

Mental Health

First Look: Governor’s Budget Proposal Advances Key Priorities, Leaves Opportunities to Invest in Californians | 1/13/2020

… housing services. (See” Proposed Budget Highlights Ambitious Effort to Improve Health Outcomes by Transforming Medi-Cal .”) Working to reform the Mental Health Services Act (Prop. 63), including enhancing the focus on individuals with mental illness … this proposal later this spring. In other efforts to improve behavioral health outcomes, the budget also includes: $24.6 million in 2020-21 and $364.2 million over six years to the Department of State Hospitals to implement …

LifeStance Selects Tridiuum to Advance Behavioral Health Outcomes; Reduce Suicides Nationally | PR Newswire | 1/7/2020

… companies also view the relationship as a key driver toward their shared commitment to making suicide a “never event.” “We are thrilled to support LifeStance in the essential work they do to treat mental health issues across the country – particularly as it relates to ending the suicide epidemic,” said Mark Redlus , Tridiuum CEO. “With demand for mental health services at an all-time high, LifeStance recognizes the need to improve …

Digital Health

LifeStance Selects Tridiuum to Advance Behavioral Health Outcomes; Reduce Suicides Nationally | PR Newswire | 1/7/2020

… to ensure rapid deployment to LifeStance clinicians in 2020. About Tridiuum Tridiuum accelerates the integration of behavioral and medical care, and then takes it a step further, advancing behavioral treatment progress. The company’s digital health platform, Tridiuum ONE, combines nearly 20 years of behavioral health research and clinical expertise with technical fluency. It is proven to identify behavioral conditions faster, accelerate access to care, engage patients for valuable feedback, and …

Tridiuum Highlights the Impact of Measurement-Based Care on Behavioral Health Outcomes | Benzinga | 9/10/2019

PHILADELPHIA , Sept. 10, 2019 /PRNewswire/ – Tridiuum, the leading provider of digital health solutions for accelerating behavioral and medical care integration, today published a white paper challenging the industry to look beyond behavioral health access issues and focus with equal intent on the value of measuring behavioral health progress. “We all acknowledge the issues plaguing this country when it comes to behavioral health access,” said Mark Redlus , Tridiuum CEO. “It’s a …

Digital Behavioral Health

LifeStance Selects Tridiuum to Advance Behavioral Health Outcomes; Reduce Suicides Nationally | PR Newswire | 1/7/2020

PHILADELPHIA , Jan. 7, 2020 /PRNewswire/ – Tridiuum , the leading digital behavioral health company for improving outcomes, access, and patient-provider engagement across integrated care environments, today announced that LifeStance Health , a national leader in behavioral healthcare services, has selected the Tridiuum ONE platform to drive improvements in patient outcomes, further enhance quality, and better demonstrate the value of its services to patients, providers, and purchasers. Both companies also view the relationship …

LifeStance Selects Tridiuum to Advance Behavioral Health Outcomes; Reduce Suicides Nationally | 1/7/2020

LifeStance Selects Tridiuum to Advance Behavioral Health Outcomes; Reduce Suicides Nationally By Tridiuum;LifeStance; Save PHILADELPHIA , Jan. 7, 2020 /PRNewswire/ – Tridiuum , the leading digital behavioral health company for improving outcomes, access, and patient-provider engagement across integrated care environments, today announced that LifeStance Health , a national leader in behavioral healthcare services, has selected the Tridiuum ONE platform to drive improvements in patient outcomes, further enhance quality, and better demonstrate the …

Provider Engagement

LifeStance Selects Tridiuum to Advance Behavioral Health Outcomes; Reduce Suicides Nationally | PR Newswire | 1/7/2020

PHILADELPHIA , Jan. 7, 2020 /PRNewswire/ – Tridiuum , the leading digital behavioral health company for improving outcomes, access, and patient-provider engagement across integrated care environments, today announced that LifeStance Health , a national leader in behavioral healthcare services, has selected the Tridiuum ONE platform to drive improvements in patient outcomes, further enhance quality, and better demonstrate the value of its services to patients, providers, and purchasers. Both companies also view the relationship …

LifeStance Selects Tridiuum to Advance Behavioral Health Outcomes; Reduce Suicides Nationally | 1/7/2020

LifeStance Selects Tridiuum to Advance Behavioral Health Outcomes; Reduce Suicides Nationally By Tridiuum;LifeStance; Save PHILADELPHIA , Jan. 7, 2020 /PRNewswire/ – Tridiuum , the leading digital behavioral health company for improving outcomes, access, and patient-provider engagement across integrated care environments, today announced that LifeStance Health , a national leader in behavioral healthcare services, has selected the Tridiuum ONE platform to drive improvements in patient outcomes, further enhance quality, and better demonstrate the …

Mental Health Services

Grant of up to $12 million will provide behavioral health services to children | 11/30/2019

FRANKFORT, Ky. - The Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services (CHFS) has received a four-year federal grant of up to $3 million per year to support the behavioral and social health of youth through comprehensive services and community partnerships. The U.S. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMSHA) has awarded CHFS the grant for its System of Care (SOC) with the goal to improve behavioral health outcomes for …

Grant of up to $12M for behavioral health services to focus on Kentucky families in child welfare system | 11/27/2019

The Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services (CHFS) has received a four-year federal grant of up to $3 million per year to support the behavioral and social health of youth through comprehensive services and community partnerships. The U.S. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMSHA) has awarded CHFS the grant for its System of Care (SOC) with the goal to improve behavioral health outcomes for youth through …

Substance Abuse

Grant of up to $12 million will provide behavioral health services to children | 11/30/2019

FRANKFORT, Ky. - The Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services (CHFS) has received a four-year federal grant of up to $3 million per year to support the behavioral and social health of youth through comprehensive services and community partnerships. The U.S. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMSHA) has awarded CHFS the grant for its System of Care (SOC) with the goal to improve behavioral health outcomes for …

Grant of up to $12M for behavioral health services to focus on Kentucky families in child welfare system | 11/27/2019

The Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services (CHFS) has received a four-year federal grant of up to $3 million per year to support the behavioral and social health of youth through comprehensive services and community partnerships. The U.S. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMSHA) has awarded CHFS the grant for its System of Care (SOC) with the goal to improve behavioral health outcomes for youth through …

Patient Safety

Comagine Health Selected as a Recipient of QIN-QIO Task Order 1 Award Under the 12th Statement of Work | PRWeb | 11/21/2019

… behavioral health outcomes, including opioid misuse Increasing patient safety Increasing chronic disease self-management Increasing the quality of care transitions Improving nursing home quality For more information about partnering with Comagine Health, please visit https://comagine.org/partnership . For more information on the QIN-QIOs, please visit http://www.cms.gov . About Comagine Health Comagine Health, formerly Qualis Health and HealthInsight, works collaboratively with patients, providers, payers and other stakeholders to reimagine, redesign …

IPRO Selected as a Recipient of QIN-QIO Task Order 1 Award Under the 12th Statement of Work | PR Newswire | 11/21/2019

Behavioral Health Outcomes – Including Opioid Misuse Increasing Patient Safety Increasing the Quality of Care Transitions Improving Nursing Home Quality IPRO is a national, not-for-profit healthcare organization that works with government agencies, providers and consumers to implement innovative programs that bring policy ideas to life. IPRO does this by making creative use of clinical expertise, emerging technology, data solutions, and diverse marketplace experience to make the healthcare system work …

Medicaid

Comagine Health Selected as a Recipient of QIN-QIO Task Order 1 Award Under the 12th Statement of Work | PRWeb | 11/21/2019

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) awarded a five-year contract to Comagine Health to serve as a Quality Innovation Network-Quality Improvement Organization (QIN-QIO) under the recently launched 12th Statement of Work … and rural communities, and those serving vulnerable populations by: Improving behavioral health outcomes, including opioid misuse Increasing patient safety Increasing chronic disease self-management Increasing the quality of care transitions Improving nursing home quality For …

IPRO Selected as a Recipient of QIN-QIO Task Order 1 Award Under the 12th Statement of Work | PR Newswire | 11/21/2019

… 16:00 ET Share this article LAKE SUCCESS, N.Y. , Nov. 21, 2019 /PRNewswire/ – On November 8, 2019 , the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) awarded a five-year contract to IPRO to serve as a regional … and rural communities and those serving vulnerable populations by: Improving Behavioral Health Outcomes – Including Opioid Misuse Increasing Patient Safety Increasing the Quality of Care Transitions Improving Nursing Home Quality IPRO is a national, not-for …

Digital Health Solutions

Tridiuum Highlights the Impact of Measurement-Based Care on Behavioral Health Outcomes | Benzinga | 9/10/2019

PHILADELPHIA , Sept. 10, 2019 /PRNewswire/ – Tridiuum, the leading provider of digital health solutions for accelerating behavioral and medical care integration, today published a white paper challenging the industry to look beyond behavioral health access issues and focus with equal intent on the value of measuring behavioral health progress. “We all acknowledge the issues plaguing this country when it comes to behavioral health access,” said Mark Redlus , Tridiuum CEO. “It’s a …

Tridiuum Highlights the Impact of Measurement-Based Care on Behavioral Health Outcomes | BioSpace | 9/10/2019

Tridiuum Highlights the Impact of Measurement-Based Care on Behavioral Health Outcomes PHILADELPHIA , Sept. 10, 2019 /PRNewswire/ – Tridiuum, the leading provider of digital health solutions for accelerating behavioral and medical care integration, today published a white paper challenging the industry to look beyond behavioral health access issues and focus with equal intent on the value of measuring behavioral health progress. “We all acknowledge the issues plaguing this country when it …