Understanding the root cause of depression is essential when determining the appropriate treatment. During this 60 minute webinar, Dr. Liz Frye from Cherokee Health Systems and Pharmacist Amanda Ryan from atom Alliance discuss how to properly evaluate and manage depression in older patient by using psychopharmacology techniques and resources.
The biggest threat to addressing Twenty-first Century healthcare challenges is not a lack of resources, vision or passion, but a chronic lack of creativity. One of the most promising frameworks for facilitating creativity is Human Centered Design (HCD). HCD is an agile, future-oriented problem framing and solving framework, well suited to navigate complex and ill-defined challenges (the types of challenges those in healthcare are very familiar with). Organizations such as the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) and the Institute for Healthcare Improvement [...]
PLEASE NOTE: You must be REGISTERED to view this On-Demand Learning Session During this Webinar, you will discover the priorities and opportunities available as part of the CMS Behavioral Health Project. You will be able to recognize that major depression and alcohol misuse are common under-identified conditions, identify what screening tools to use for determining depression and alcohol misuse and determine the return on investment gains from conducting screenings.
PLEASE NOTE: You must be REGISTERED to view this On-Demand Learning Session During Behavioral Health Month, the syndicated radio show Tennessee Matters spoke with Michael Pastori about depression and substance abuse in the behavioral health setting. The focus is on what many describe as the "Difficult Conversation" between patient and doctor when it comes to alcohol and drug use and how it affects the care provided to treat a behavioral health issue. Pastori also wrote the blog "Three Steps for Improvement: Screening Patients for Sensitive Information" about the topic. [...]
PLEASE NOTE: You must be REGISTERED to view this On-Demand Learning Session This 11-12 minute webinar will provide healthcare workers with a basic understanding of the most appropriate methods to interview a patient with intellectual or developmental disabilities that will allow the healthcare worker to obtain information while maintaining the dignity of the patient. Jennifer Halloran received a Master Degree in Social Work from Indiana University and is currently a licensed social worker in the state of Indiana. While at IU she was awarded the Health Resource Service Administration [...]
PLEASE NOTE: You must be REGISTERED to view this On-Demand Learning Session Substance misuse is common among patients in primary care settings. Although it has a substantial health impact, physicians report low levels of preparedness to identify and assist patients with substance use disorders. During this one-hour Webinar, you will be given an overview of the assessment and treatment of substance misuse in primary care. Join guest speakers Dr. Michael Caudle and Dr. Parinda Khatri from Cherokee Health Systems in Knoxville, Tenn., as they provide details on screening recommendations, [...]
PLEASE NOTE: You must be REGISTERED to view this On-Demand Learning Session It's not uncommon for a person with diabetes to be depressed and addressing one can lead to improvements for both illnesses. During this Webinar, Cherokee Health Systems' Dr. Holly Robertson and Behavioral Health Consultant Eboni Winford, PhD, share their insight for patients about understanding depression, how it affects diabetes and where to get assistance.
PLEASE NOTE: You must be REGISTERED to view this On-Demand Learning Session A patient's ability and/or willingness to change their behavior has a direct impact on how effective a treatment may be. Some patients may require more motivation than others with the same chronic illness. During this one-hour Webinar, clinical experts Suzanne Bailey, PsyD, and Rachel Hovis, MD, from Cherokee Health Systems will provide an overview of using motivational interviewing within a primary care clinic. The session will outline key concepts and techniques of motivational interviewing, how to recognize [...]
PLEASE NOTE: You must be REGISTERED to view this On-Demand Learning Session Part 2 of this series looks at the Annual Wellness visit and how clinicians can utilize the Chronic Care Management Model to transform the delivery of care from reactive care focused on exacerbation of chronic illnesses to a delivery model aimed at proactive care with an engaged patient population. Presenters: Michelle Hoover & Wallace Palmer, Quality Improvement Advisors Length: 13 minutes
Patients with a chronic disease can develop depression and/or uremia which present with similar symptoms. However, if you are an End Stage Renal Disease patient, the consequences for both can be serious. Discover how clinicians from all settings can help transition patients from one care pattern to another by easily identifying behavioral health issues that may present as other conditions. Listen to a joint atom Alliance and End State Renal Networks (ESRD) Networks 10 and 12 discussion about depression versus uremia and care transition as it applies to patients newly [...]
PLEASE NOTE: You must be REGISTERED to view this On-Demand Learning Session This 45-minute webinar presentation focuses on professional quality of life, clinician self-care and resiliency and finding joy in practice by focusing on clinical and administrative burden, documentation and patient demand. Speakers Dr. Sarah Propst and Dr. Febe Wallace from Cherokee Health System will share information, experiences and training options that can assist you, staff and organization in finding the joy in providing care and decrease the burden in doing so.