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National Council’s Center for Integrated Health Solutions

National Council’s Center for Integrated Health Solutions

The National Council’s wide array of training and consultation fosters effectiveness, efficiency, and sustainable integrated services to improve the overall health and wellness of individuals at-risk for and living with chronic health conditions including mental health concerns and addictions. We are the home for resources, tools and support for behavioral health and primary care providers, safety-net provider organizations, and states on integrating primary and behavioral health care.

Our team of consultants with expertise in organizational readiness, integrated care models, workforce & clinical practice, health & wellness, and financing & sustainability are ready to partner with you to create a customized approach to advance integrated care and health outcomes. Please contact Brie Reimann at BrieR@TheNationalCouncil.org to learn more.

 

Tools and Resources

From the beginning stage of assessing organizational buy-in to developing long term plans for financial sustainability, these resources provide guidance for integrating primary and behavioral health care. They along with our integrated care experts, can help open the door to new and innovative possibilities. Partner with us and help your team successfully achieve integrated care.

Assessing Organizational Readiness


Building the Business Case

  • The Value of Integrated Behavioral Health: This resource provides organizations with baseline information to help build and strengthen buy-in and to engage key stakeholders including providers, clinical teams, administrators, leadership, public health officials, payers and others. Organizations can customize this resource to begin to make the business case for integration.
  • Behavioral Health / Primary Care Integration and the Person-Centered Healthcare HomeA paper proposing that patient-centered medical home model be expanded to incorporate the lessons of the IMPACT model, explicitly building into the medical home model the care manager/ behavioral health consultant and consulting psychiatrist functions that have proven effective in the IMPACT model.
  • Substance Use Disorders and the Patient Centered Medical Home: This resource expands the dialogue on patient centered medical homes to describe the integration of substance use treatment with health care services.


Workforce Development


These resources were developed in part with the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration and the Health Resources and Service Administration.

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