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People with adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) — traumatic occurrences such as physical, emotional, or sexual abuse, neglect, or household dysfunction — are more likely to have physical and...
Trauma-informed approaches within primary care can support more effective care for individuals with a history of trauma, improve patient outcomes, and increase staff satisfaction. This change package...
Many people with advanced illness experience trauma, including trauma associated with their diagnoses, and trauma-related symptoms can complicate their care. This article examines principles of trauma...
The Veterans Health Administration (VHA) was an early adopter for telehealth, and in 2017, developed the Veterans Video Connect platform that is being widely used in the current pandemic. As...
Care transition interventions can be difficult to successfully implement, but using an evidence-based framework to incorporate stakeholder feedback can help identify barriers to effectiveness...
To improve the quality and value of care and target interventions most effectively, it is important to understand the distinction between individuals with complex health and social needs who have...
Veterans frequently have complex medical, behavioral, and social needs, but often experience barriers in accessing health care services from the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), the largest...
Los Angeles County has the greatest number of individuals experiencing homelessness in the country. To address this, the Los Angeles County Department of Health Services (LA DHS) launched Housing for...
Programs for individuals experiencing homelessness often use a “Treatment First” approach, where the person is required to be in psychiatric treatment and substance-free before being approved for...
Understanding where and how high-risk patients receive care can inform efforts to improve care for this population. This study observed care patterns for more than 350,000 high-risk patients within...
Despite mounting evidence for community health workers (CHWs) and peer providers improving health outcomes, the expansion of the community-based workforce in the health care system has been limited...
Community health workers (CHWs) connect underserved individuals to health and social services, offering the potential to help reduce health care costs associated with mental health issues by...