3307.0 Health Reform: Dimensions in Behavioral Health

Monday, October 31, 2011: 2:30 PM
Healthcare reform will impact evaluation and treatment of alcohol, tobacco, and other drug use. This session looks at a wide range of areas where change will occur, including smoking cessation within the substance abuse treatment setting, implementation of electronic healthcare systems that combine substance abuse treatment, behavioral health, and primary care, and appropriate performance measures. The opportunities and challenges will be discussed.
Session Objectives: Discuss the impact of healthcare reform on delivery of services for alcohol, tobacco, and other drug use. Identify strategies to measure performance outcomes.

2:50 PM
Leveraging Health Care Reform to Increase Recovery and Reduce Incarceration
Maureen McDonnell, Laura Brookes, MPH, Arthur Lurigio, PhD, Daphne Baille, MA and Linda Joy Frazier, MA, RN, CHES
3:10 PM
Implementation of an electronic information system to enhance practice at an opioid treatment program
Steven Kritz, MD, Melissa Lin, MS, Roberto Zavala, MD and Lawrence S. Brown, MD, MPH, FASAM
3:30 PM
Smoking cessation among persons with behavioral health issues?
Rose Malinowski Weingartner, MPH, Kristin O. Minot, MS, Kathleen Coughey, PhD, Maya Gutierrez and Lynne Kotranski, PhD

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Organized by: Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drugs
Endorsed by: Community Health Planning and Policy Development

CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH) , Masters Certified Health Education Specialist (MCHES)