Laderman M. Behavioral health integration: A key component of the Triple Aim. Population Health Management. 2015 Sept;18(5):320-322.
Given the significant impact of behavioral comorbidities on outcomes and costs, organizations seeking to move toward the Triple Aim must develop an integrated behavioral health strategy across the continuum of care. This article discusses an Institute for Healthcare Improvement research project that examined the core principles underlying several successful approaches to integration around the US. The commonalities among approaches are far greater than the differences, indicating that behavioral health integration can be operationalized in a variety of ways and still be successful.
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