Information Technology: Putting the Patient at the Center of the Information Flow 25th Annual Rosalynn Carter Symposium on Mental Health Policy November 6, 2009
Agenda 10:50 – 10:55 Welcome Jurgen Unutzer 10:55 – 11:25 Presentation Robert Kolodner, MD 11:25 – 12:25 Responders Ron Manderscheid, Ph.D. Michael Best, Ph.D. James McNulty Tom Trabin, Ph.D. 12:25 – 12:55 Questions & Discussion
Information Technology Health care is slow to adopt IT. Mental health care is even slower. Our patients may end up teaching us.
Putting the Patient at the Center Community Health Center / Primary Care PC Vocational Rehab CD / SA Treatment Social Services Community Mental Health Center CM HC
“Don’t you guys talk to each other?” PrimaryCare Other Community based Social Services Alcohol & Substance Abuse Treatment SocialServices Vocational Rehab Community Mental Health Centers
Integrated MH Care • 25 years of research =>5 years of moving from research to practice • DIAMOND, Hogg Foundation IHC; NCCBH Collaboratives, … • Challenges? • Policy change and Payment reform. • Practice change is harder than policy change. • - Cultures, Languages, Relationships • “Don’t you guys talk to each other?” • => Information Technology can Help