Integrated Care - Recent Developments

Article by APNA Member Gail Stuart, PhD, RN, FAAN: Can Nurses Be the Cornerstone of Integrated Care?
Gail W. Stuart describes how nurses can help move “integrated” from a descriptive adjective to an action verb.

5 Ways Nurses Can Advance Bidirectional Integration
As a critical member of the team who has frequent interaction with the individual client, here are five ways nurses can help advance primary and behavioral healthcare integration efforts.

 


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NIH study shows people with serious mental illnesses can lose weight

A study, funded by the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) and reported in The New England Journal of Medicine, shows that a modified lifestyle intervention program can help people with serious mental illnesses such as schizophrenia, bipolar disorder and major depression lose weight and keep it off.
http://www.nih.gov/news/health/mar2013/nimh-21.htm