Friday, May 18, 2012
AAPC Networking Meeting 2012, Integrating Primary Care,
Behavioral Health and Pastoral Counseling Services - Larry Evans
and Doug Ronsheim
The first two links provide general background and information
regarding Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) within the context
of health reform and as an aspect of reform.
The link addresses the importanceof the integration of
Behavioral Health Services and Primary Care Medicine. Another good
reference is the Family Therapy Magazine, July/August, 2011.
(published by AAMFT)
These links provide a (summary) and (full article) which address
the process of partnering with Health Homes, ACOs etc.
This links addresses the validation, efficacy and research
related to integrated care models.
This link provides a provider readiness assessment tool for
practice in this emerging system of care.
This link will take you to the website of the Collaborative
Family Healthcare Association. Its conference is being held in
Austin TX, Oct. 4-6.
The Building Blocks of High-Performing Primary Care: Lessons From
California HealthCare Foundation
Willard, Rachel; Tom Bodenheimer
Examines elements of a patient-centered model that improved
satisfaction, quality metrics, and finances: data-driven
improvement, empanelment and panel size management, team-based
care, population management, continuity of care, and prompt access
Published: April 2012
Funder(s): California HealthCare Foundation
Subject(s): Health; Health, Healthcare