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Archive: August 2015

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Is the Problem Cultural Incompetence or Racism?

Linda Rosenberg

Former President and CEO, National Council for Behavioral Health

    Behavioral health providers hear the call for culturally competent and responsive services. But, there’s another important call to action less discussed — the disparities caused by racism. There is a rising tide of public awareness about the effect of racial bias on public services and the lives of people of color. News stories […]

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Your iPhone is obsolete and so is integration as we know it

August 17, 2015 | Healthcare | Parity | Comments

Linda Rosenberg

Former President and CEO, National Council for Behavioral Health

A decade ago, the iPhone was just a glimmer in a designer’s eye, and integration was a transformative concept in healthcare. The idea that we could improve patients’ health and extend their lives by addressing both their physical and behavioral health needs was unfamiliar to many—even revolutionary. Today, we still have a long way to […]

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