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Most Common Indicators

April 6th, 2017|

Most Common Indicators: How to Identify if a Patient is Misusing a Substance
For many Baby Boomers, the free-love, easy-going lifestyle of their younger years is starting to catch up to them. The aches and pains of aging are to be expected. These symptoms can often lead to alcohol misuse among older adults.

As people age,

Qsource’s Top 10 Patient-Focused Stories of 2015

December 18th, 2015|

There are many ways to keep in touch with the work Qsource is doing in Alabama, Indiana, Kentucky, Mississippi and Tennessee.

Qsource Top 10 Provider Stories of 2015

December 17th, 2015|

In case you missed these stories, here are the top 10 provider-focused stories shared on Qsource in 2015.

Top 10 Provider Stories

Pledge to Get Your Flu Vaccine
Important Update to Pneumococcal Vaccine Recommendations
Have You Been Notified About a PQRS Negative Payment Adjustment?
Five Changes to the Five-Star Nursing Home Rating System
Qsource Partners with Cherokee Health Systems

Top Five Most Downloaded Healthcare Quality Improvement Resources of 2015

December 15th, 2015|

Qsource states are change agents focused on three healthcare quality improvement aims: better patient care, better population health and lower health care costs through improvement.

Top 10 Most Downloaded Qsource Resources of 2015

December 7th, 2015|

Qsource works with healthcare patients and providers in five states to advance quality improvement goals established by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. These are the top 10 most downloaded resources on www.atomAlliance.org in 2015.

Core Competencies for Integrated Behavioral Health and Primary Care

October 14th, 2015|

Despite the increasing national focus on integrated care, there is no single, widely recognized set of competencies on this service approach for either the behavioral health or primary care workforce.

Adult Depression in Primary Care Guideline

October 14th, 2015|

The American Psychiatric Association’s Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM) is a classification of mental disorders with associated criteria designed to facilitate more reliable diagnoses of these disorders.

AHRQ Academy Integrates Behavioral Health with Primary Care

October 7th, 2015|

To advance the field of integration, the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) created the Academy for Integrating Behavioral Health and Primary Care

Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT)

September 30th, 2015|

SBIRT is a comprehensive, integrated, public health approach to the delivery of early intervention and treatment services for persons with substance use disorders, as well as those who are at risk of developing these disorders.

SAMHSA Provides Behavioral Health Screening Tools

September 24th, 2015|

Despite the high prevalence of mental health and substance use problems, too many Americans go without treatment, in part because their disorders go undiagnosed, according to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA).