In the News
In addition to sharing the latest CIHS news, products, and information, CIHS aims to inform the healthcare field on the latest news on integrated primary and behavioral healthcare.
November 15, 2011
- HHS will award up to $1 billion in grants for healthcare innovation targeted at high-needs populations. The Health Care Innovation Challenge presents an opportunity for the mental health and addiction field.
November 10, 2011
- The RCHN Community Health Foundation has announced a new funding opportunity focused on recruitment, training and retention of entry-level staff in health centers. Applications are due November 17, 2011 by 6:00 pm Eastern and for more information about this opportunity please refer to the RCHN website.
November 9, 2011
- Walmart Wants To Be Nation's Biggest Primary Care Provider as confidential documents obtained by the Kaiser Health Network show that Walmart seeks to "lower the cost of healthcare."
November 8, 2011
- National Institutes of Health reports results from the first large scale study on treatment of prescription opioid addiction.
November 7, 2011
The American Academy of Pediatrics aim to improve prevention and outcomes in adolescents: use SBIRT for all teen patients.
- Upcoming NIDA Addiction Research “Mini-Conference” where scientists will explore the latest addiction neuroscience research.
November 1, 2011
- Primary care providers need better skills to manage and assess suicide risk, according to study in the International Journal of Medicine.
October 21, 2011
- Pediatrics published “Prevalence of Physical Health Problems Among Youth Entering Residential Treatment,” highlighting the high rate of physical health conditions among youths entering residential treatment.
- The Journal of Health Psychology published “Motivation-based intervention to promote colonoscopy screening: An integration of a fear management model and motivational interviewing,” outlining the innovative telephone-based risk communication that promotes screening among individuals at increased risk for familial Colorectal cancer.
October 17, 2011
- Mental Health Weekly’s “Massachusetts report finds integrated care crucial to federal HC reform,” highlights issues to review as healthcare reform proceeds.
September 29, 2011
- The New England Journal of Medicine published," Treating Smokers in the Health Care Setting," highlighting specific ways physicians can help patients quit smoking.
September 28, 2011
- CMS launched the Comprehensive Primary Care initiative, a demonstration project in 5-7 markets, in which Medicare will work with commercial and state health insurance plans to offer additional support to primary care doctors in order to improve care coordination for patients.
- The Archives of Internal Medicine published Collaborative Care and the Medical Home, which indicates collaborative care as most effective for the most difficult and highest-risk health conditions.