Patient-centered primary care is i becoming an important means to deliver more comprehensive and higher quality, coordinated care in healthcare. Despite our knowledge that health behavior issues and behavioral health are large and poorly managed contributors to unnecessary cost, the issue of integrated primary, cost effective and behavioral health has received insufficient attention.
The Leadership Summit on the Business Case for Integrating Behavioral Health into Patient-Centered Primary Care and Medical Homes covers topics such as:
Health reform, regulations and public policy
Integration of behavioral health services
Reducing hospital readmissions and costs
Cost to launch ACOs with integrated behavioral care
Internet-based behavioral tools, eHealth tools, assessment and email / text messaging to engage patients
Innovative metrics and measuring the results from integration
The Leadership Summit on the Business Case for Integrating Behavioral Health into Patient-Centered Primary Care and Medical Homes brings together Medical Directors, Directors, Medical Managers of: Behavioral Health or Mental Health from Health Plans, Hospitals/Health Systems/Medical Group, Federal and State Government.