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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

Reduction of Opioid Misuse in Primary Care via the Transforming Opioid Prescribing in Primary Care (TOPCARE) Program @ Boston Medical Center

Nurses provide electronic and in-person monitoring of high-risk primary care patients on long-term opioid prescriptions to ensure appropriate use and efficacy of medication.

Innovators

  • Jane Liebschutz, MD MPH
  • Christopher Shanahan, MD, MPH
  • Ronald Goldstein, MD

Improving Burnout Rates and Attitudes of Primary Care Physicians via an Educational Program in Mindful Communication @ University of Rochester

The innovators implemented a CME course for primary care physicians to address burnout, incorporating mindfulness meditation, narrative medicine, and appreciative inquiry.

Weight Management for Patients with Serious Mental Illness via “Weight Web” Computerized Peer Coaching @ Greater Los Angeles VA Medical Center

A computerized provision of weight management with peer coaching for VA patients with serious mental illness

Innovators

  • Alexander Young, MD MSHS

Opioid Management via Group Visits @ Boston Medical Center

Group visits combining behavioral health therapy and pharmacologic support for patients with substance/opioid use disorder with an emphasis on community support and accountability.

Innovators

  • Shari Zakim-Yacouby LICSW
  • Tu-Mai Tran MD
  • Marielle Baldwin MD MPH
  • Huong Tran MD
  • Beth Marx MSW, LICSW
  • Krystyna Roszczenko, Team Coordinator

Opioid Management using Medication-Assisted Treatment Waivers @ Providence Portland Medical Center

A multidisciplinary effort to increase buprenorphine waiver rates

Innovators

  • Brinton Clark MD

Nurse Billable Visits in Primary Care @ Unity Health Care

Unity Health Care incorporated nurse billable visits into its community health center practice in order to increase nurses’ roles in patient care and improve patient…

Innovators

  • Janine Resilard, MSN-Ed, RN

Opioid Prescribing Optimization @ Tufts

A program to improve opioid prescribing and management via practice guidelines, EMR modules, and a team-based management approach.

Innovators

  • Julie Tishler, MD
  • Kristin Huang MD