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HMA’s Raney, Lasky Edit Book that Serves as Guide for Implementing Integrated Care

Integrated Care: A Guide for Effective Implementation is co-edited by HMA’s Lori Raney, MD and Gina Lasky, PhD, MAPL and Collaborative Care Consulting’s Clare Scott, LCSW. The book provides a detailed, thoughtful, and experience-based guide to effective implementation of integrated behavioral healthcare. Using evidence and on the ground experience, the authors share practical and actionable advice for a complex model of care.

The advantages of integrated care span clinical, operational, financial and population health perspectives, including better detection of illness, improvement in overall health outcomes, a better patient care experience, flexibility in responding to policy and financial changes, and an emphasis on return on investment.

The book is organized into three sections: design elements and organizational readiness, changing practice as a provider, and operational considerations, including policy and performance measurement. Additionally, HMA’s Gaylee Morgan, Rob Werner and Kristan McIntosh co-authored a chapter on financing integrated care programs.

About the book
Integrated Care: A Guide for Effective Implementation is available for purchase through American Psychiatric Association Publishing (APPI). To learn more or to purchase the book, visit the APPI website.

For more information or to provide feedback
Email the HMA co-editors at lraney@healthmanagement.com and glasky@healthmanagement.com.

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