Hospitalization rates among people with intellectual/developmental disabilities (I/DD) are 50% lower among those who received home-based primary care (HBPC) compared those who received traditional office-based primary care. Among those who received HBPC, the annual hospitalization rate was 329 hospitalizations per […]
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Integrated Home Care Services, Inc. (IHCS), an independent administrator of home health, durable medical equipment and home infusion benefits, announced plans for continued national expansion. As the home care industry continues to evolve, IHCS is focusing on expanding beyond its core service offerings in 13 states to include practitioner-level and socially determined care coordination.
Expanding access to behavioral health services, substance use disorder services, and vital human services such as those for people with intellectual and/or developmental disorders is vital to providing high-quality, whole-person care to everyone in need.
The federal Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), announced its first-ever behavioral health Recovery Innovation Challenge.
In this short tutorial, Dr. Bob Murry, family physician and chief medical informatics officer of NextGen Healthcare, describes how NextGen® Behavioral Health Suite offers providers/clinicians a unified platform supporting medical, behavioral, and dental healthcare data for more comprehensive and integrated patient care.
NextGen Healthcare, Inc. (Nasdaq: NXGN), a leading provider of cloud-based healthcare technology solutions, today announced the newest release of its NextGen® Behavioral Health Suite. Building upon the company’s award-winning NextGen® Enterprise electronic health record (EHR) and practice management system, the suite is the industry’s first platform to integrate comprehensive physical, behavioral health, human services, and oral health in one software solution.
There are several approaches to integrating behavioral health into a practice. The first is a co- located model in which the behavioral health practitioners and the practice providers share a common physical space, allowing patients to be treated by both disciplines seamlessly. This model also fosters collaboration, relationships and interaction among the patient’s different providers as they share the same office space and interact with one another on a daily basis.
For both specialty care and primary care provider organizations, the emerging health and human service market presents challenges. There are a myriad of new competitors, health plans purchasing or developing specialty care and primary care service delivery capacity, an expectation of hybrid care models, a push for financial alignment through value-based arrangements—and a payer and consumer preference for ‘whole person’ integrated care models.
Accelerate your success with insights from a multidisciplinary team of healthcare experts as they discuss topics ranging from strategy, regulatory affairs, population health, interoperability, patient engagement and more.