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By IHI Open School | Tuesday, Dec 10, 2019
In response to the growing volume of inpatient admissions and outpatient visits for individuals with a substance use disorder, hospitals are the primary point of care for many patients in need of comprehensive substance use care. Fortunately, hospitals also have the opportunity to make a major impact in reducing morbidity and mortality related to opioid use, from prevention to screening, to treatment, to engaging with communities to reduce harms.


Tag(s): Hospital, Mortality Reduction, Behavioral Health, Quality Improvement, Triple Aim for Populations
By IHI Multimedia Team | Tuesday, Nov 12, 2019
To provide better behavioral health care in the emergency department, one organization had to rethink how to more effectively and efficiently assess their patients' needs and get them connected to the right care.


Tag(s): Quality Improvement, ED - Emergency Department, Behavioral Health, Triple Aim for Populations
By Michael Tang | Thursday, Nov 07, 2019
A physician shares evidence that, when behavioral health care is well-integrated into primary care, it can address each component of the Triple Aim and increase joy in work, what some call the "Quadruple Aim."


Tag(s): Quality Improvement, Behavioral Health, Triple Aim for Populations, quality cost and value, Joy in Work
By IHI Multimedia Team | Thursday, Oct 31, 2019
When young people are struggling with serious mental health issues, their families often bring them to the emergency department because they don’t know where else to turn. But the ED is not always the best option.


Tag(s): Quality Imporvement, ED - Emergency Department, Behavioral Health, Pediatrics, Triple Aim for Populations
By Vibeke Rischel | Tuesday, Oct 08, 2019
Co-creating solutions with volunteers has been the key to identifying and preventing depression in older adults in three communities in Denmark.


Tag(s): Triple Aim for Populations, Geriatrics, Behavioral Health, Europe
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