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Improving Opioid Management via Virtual Primary Care @ Rural VA Clinics

This project utilized virtual care to reduce inappropriate patient opioid use and increase patient safety around opioid use within a network of rural Veterans Affairs…

Innovators

  • Anna Abramson, MD
  • Henry Crevensten, MD

Improving Chronic Opioid Management Safety via Care Pathways @ Valley Medical Center

This program at an urban community hospital utilized implementation of evidence-based opioid therapy best practices including EHR prompts and prescription drug monitoring database integration to…

Innovators

  • Sahana Ingale, MBBS, MHPA
  • Kim Herner, MD
  • Travis Dalton, ARNP
  • Jean Borth, RN, CPHQ
  • Sunny Chacko

Improving Transition Care via EHR Hospital Use Data @ Northwestern Medicine Group Transitional Care Clinic

The Northwestern Medicine Group Transitional Care clinic (NMG-TC) seeks to reduce preventable re-hospitalization by implementing a model of intensive case management and integrated behavioral/medical healthcare…

Innovators

  • Joe Feinglass PhD
  • Celeste A. Mallama PhD MPH
  • Angela Rogers MPH, APN-CNP
  • Caroline Teter PA
  • Courtney Hurt LCSW
  • Christine Schaeffer MD

Improving Primary Care Mental Health Services via Psychiatric eConsults @ Allina Health

Allina Health implemented an EHR-integrated psychiatric eConsult service in an effort to provide support for primary care providers (PCPs) in treating patients with mental illness.

Innovators

  • Ezra Golberstein, PhD
  • Sarah Kolvenbach MHA/MBA
  • Benjamin Druss MD MPH
  • Paul Goering MD
  • Hilary Carruthers MHA/MBA

Integrating Behavioral Health via Behavioral Health Consultant Roles @ Jefferson Health

Jefferson Health implemented a system-wide integrated behavioral health (IBH) program that introduces behavioral health consultants (BHCs) into practices across Jefferson Health in an effort to…

Innovators

  • Christine Arenson, MD
  • Amy Cunningham, PhD, MPH
  • Johnny Stoeckle, MD

Improving Medication-Assisted Treatment for Opioid Use Disorder via Integrated Behavioral Health @ Rural FQHC in Oregon

Masters and doctoral level mental health clinicians are integrated onto primary health care teams to address the biopsychosocial needs of patients in medication assisted treatment…

Innovators

  • Rebecca E. Cantone, MD
  • Nicholas Gideonse, MD
  • Joan Fleishman, PsyD
  • Brian Garvey, MD, MPH

Treating Opioid & Alcohol Use Disorders (OAUD) via Collaborative Care @ Venice Family Clinic FQHC

A randomized control trial examined the impact of a collaborative care intervention in primary care patients with opioid and alcohol use disorders (OAUD) vs. primary…

Innovators

  • Katherine E. Watkins, MD, MSHS
  • Harold Alan Pincus, MD
  • Praise O. Iyiewuare, MPH
  • Keith Heinzerling, MD
  • Kirsten Becker, MS
  • Colleen M. McCullough, MPA
  • Sarah B. Hunter, PhD
  • Karen Chan Osilla, PhD
  • Claude Setodji, PhD
  • Mimi Lind, LCSW
  • Karen Lamp, MD
  • Allison J. Ober, PhD

Improving Discharge Coordination in Integrated Behavioral Health (IBH) Settings via ‘Health Systems Genogram’ Patient Assessment Tool @ Saint Louis University Family and Community Medicine

This project aimed to improve follow-up care for Integrated Behavioral Health (IBH) patients being discharged from the hospital through Health Systems Genogram, an electronic, provider-facing…

Innovators

  • Jay Brieler, MD
  • Max Zubatsky, PhD

Improving Multicultural Depression Screening and Follow-up via Multilingual and Standardized Tools @ Harrisonburg Community Health Center

This quality improvement project aimed to improve depression management by offering both universal screening in several languages and additional tools for treatment decision-making and follow-up…

Innovators

  • Diana Jolles, PhD, CNM
  • Ann M. Schaeffer, DNP, CNM

Engaging Substance Use Disorder (SUD) Patients in Outpatient Care via Implementation of Recovery Coaches @ Arms Acres

This project aimed to demonstrate the value of adding recovery coaches to the multidisciplinary team at Arms Acres in order to improve transitions of care…

Innovators

  • Tamar Wolinsky
  • Eric D’Entrone
  • Tammy Bender
  • Eric Altman
  • Damara Gutnick, MD
  • Kristin Woodlock, RN