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Behavioral Medicine | Emergency Medicine | Medicine and Health Sciences
This interactive session will describe the changes being tested by 10 hospitals in the Integrating Behavioral Health in the ED and Upstream Learning Community, convened by IHI and Well Being Trust, to achieve meaningful improvements for patients with mental health and substance abuse conditions, their families, and ED staff. Participants will learn from experts and participating team members, share learning with other participants, and develop action plans for bringing this critical work to their organizations.
After this presentation you will be able to:
- Describe a theory of change and set of core measures to improve patient outcomes, experience, and staff safety while reducing avoidable ED re-visits
- Explain key changes tested by a range of health care organizations and results that can be achieved
- Identify strategies and ideas to test at any organization
Conference / Event Name
Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) Forum on Quality Improvement in Healthcare
Orlando, FL, United States
Gilligan, Katie and Beazizo, Heidi, "Integrate Behavioral Health in the ED and Upstream" (2018). Books, Presentations, Posters, Etc.. 25.