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By Catherine Craig | Wednesday, May 08, 2019
Two innovative approaches to providing mental health care in emergency departments — one for children and one for adults — get results by coordinating with community-based care to support patients after an immediate crisis is resolved

 

Tag(s): Behavioral Health, Improve ED Flow by Improving Behavioral Health Care, ED - Emergency Department, Quality Improvement, Patient Safety, Person- and Family-Centered Care, Triple Aim for Populations
By Patricia McGaffigan | Tuesday, Mar 19, 2019
The opioid epidemic is one of the most pervasive challenges facing our health care systems. As with many public health crises, however, the effort spent on mitigation of the problem must be matched by addressing the foundation of our clinical practice, including one preventable cause: the suboptimal management of acute pain.

 

Tag(s): Patient Safety, Quality Improvement, Behavioral Health, Triple Aim for Populations, Person- and Family-Centered Care
By Mara Laderman | Monday, Nov 19, 2018
The environment of the emergency department is often stressful, but it can be especially traumatic for patients experiencing behavioral health emergencies. Learn how a trauma-informed care approach can yield better outcomes for patients and providers.

 

Tag(s): Behavioral Health, ED - Emergency Department, Person- and Family-Centered Care, Quality Improvement, Patient Safety, Improve ED Flow by Improving Behavioral Health Care
By Leslie Pelton | Monday, Sep 10, 2018
Health care organizations want to address the national opioid crisis, but they don't always know where to begin. One health care system found that careful and compassionate deprescribing could reduce opioid use while also effectively addressing patients' pain.

 

Tag(s): Behavioral Health, Adverse Drug Event (ADE), Cost Containment and Reduction, Triple Aim for Populations, Medication Safety, Medication Reconciliation, Person- and Family-Centered Care, Substance Use Disorder
By Joshua Eng | Thursday, Jul 26, 2018
How do you improve behavioral health in the emergency department? Panelists from the July 12 WIHI Broadcast share advice from their own experiences.

 

Tag(s): Behavioral Health, Improve ED Flow by Improving Behavioral Health Care, ED - Emergency Department, Quality Improvement, Patient Safety
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