A growing network of leaders is pioneering how we diminish the impact of adverse childhood experiences. Learn about what ACEs are, their prevalence and their impact.
November 9, 2009 | Story
The Problem: Placing Children in Out-of-County Residential Facilities
November 1, 1996 | Program Result
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care documented the implicit criteria used to determine "medical necessity" related to mental health, and the influences of financial incentives and organizational arrangements on medical necessity decisions.
February 15, 2012 | Program Result
Coastal Family Health Center staff was trained by Utah's Intermountain Healthcare on the "mental health integration model," which incorporates mental health care into primary care practice, and began to pilot the approach in its Gulf Coast clinics.
April 1, 2009 | Report
The Cross-Systems Financing Project helped states and stakeholders think more broadly, come together, and take advantage of a large variety of resources, ultimately allowing them to be more resourceful and get more from each dollar they spent.
January 1, 2010 | Journal Article
This article examines the effects of a prior authorization policy put into effect by Maine Medicaid to control the cost of psychotropic medications. Little is known about whether such prior authorizations have unintended consequences on treatment for mental illness.
October 1, 1997 | Program Result
CMY works with adolescents ages 11 to 17 who have mental health problems. These are high-risk youth who otherwise would "fall between the cracks" of the health and social service system.
January 18, 2011 | Journal Article
This study sought to develop and test a novel, evidence-based and culturally appropriate intervention to control blood pressure in African-Americans using storytelling DVDs.
December 1, 2010 | Journal Article
A study of the effects of concurrent peer review visits on treatment intensification and control of hypertension, hyperlipidemia and diabetes in a community health center found that the visits improved outcomes for hypertension patients and increased treatment intensification for all three conditions.
June 27, 2011 | Program Result
Fresh Ideas was a targeted solicitation for proposals that aimed to give immigrants and refugees the tools and support they need to improve and maintain their own health.
June 1, 2010 | Journal Article
Physicians need a method of quantifying the risks and benefits of treatment for patient subgroups (i.e., those with different health profiles). This article describes the development of the Potential for Benefit Scale (PBS), a composite measure of potential treatment response.