Mental Healthcare. Now What?
Local Businesses Contributing to Healthcare’s National Landscape
In a recent article, Richard Cowart, discussed how Nashville’s next big thing may be a “health care data mine that defines a new generation of health information.” This article acknowledges the many contributions Nashville-based organizations are making to the national healthcare landscape. CRI’s behavioral health business intelligence platform, Enlighten Analytics, was also referenced.
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What is Population Management?
SAMHSA-HRSA Center for Integrated Health Solutions has released its white paper on Population Management In Community Mental Health Center-Based Health Homes. CRI’s Christina VanRegenmorter, MSW, had the privilege of co-authoring the white paper with Joseph John Parks III, MD, with the Missouri Institute of Mental Health & University of Missouri–St. Louis. Dr. Parks is a national leader in the mental health field and, while head of the National Association of State Medicaid and Mental Health Directors in 2001, was the primary author of the paper alerting the field that persons with serious mental illness served by Medicaid agencies were dying 25 years younger than their peers. The white paper lays a foundation for understanding the scope and principles of population management in addition to a step-by-step process about how to implement this necessary component to quality health care as well as offers a detailed explanation of the six services required for health homes.
CRI Secures $19.8 Million in Funding for Community Behavioral Health Programs in Tennessee
From July 1, 2014 to Jan. 1, 2015, CRI secured $19.8 million in grants and contracts from state and federal organizations to enable Centerstone to launch and expand community-based behavioral health programs serving individuals throughout Tennessee. read more
coactionHealth Initiative Expands to Three States
Innovative mHealth project by Centerstone Research Institute, Ginger.io and Verizon grows with support from a national payor, will continue to leverage smart phones and data analytics to make treatment of high-cost patients more efficient and effective read more
Batten Foundation and CRI Launch iThrive
The D.N. Batten Foundation in partnership with CRI launched iThrive, an initiative to facilitate the development of digital games and applications that promote emotional well-being among adolescents. iThrive will foster a cooperative ecosystem bringing together game developers, mental health experts, investors and donors, researchers, and youth. read more
CRI, Ginger.io and Verizon Partner to Solve Healthcare’s Superutilizer Challenge
CRI, Ginger.io and Verizon have combined their expertise in behavioral healthcare, analytics and mobile technology to launch a new program – coactionHealth – aimed at helping people with complex mental and physical health conditions better manage their health and significantly reduce healthcare costs. read more