Behavioral Health Integration (BHI) Webinars Overcoming Obstacles: Recorded Events

Watch past recordings of the Behavioral Health Integration (BHI) Overcoming Barriers webinar series.

AMA’s BHI webinars explore ways to maintain a collaborative, integrated, holistic and equitable approach to physical and behavioral health care in medical practices.

    1. Experts share their experiences with pediatric and adult patients before and during the pandemic, and how patient health needs have changed over time.
    1. Physicians learn how a practicing OB-GYN integrated mental health screening, assessment, treatment, and follow-up into obstetrical practice.
    1. Expert physicians share how they identified behavioral health needs within their patient populations and will share tools, resources, and examples of how they provide mild/moderate non-pharmacological behavioral health care.
  1. Experts from Blue Cross Blue Shield Michigan and Trinity Health member IHA share their experience working together to launch and sustain a successful BHI program.

  2. Experts will share current data on pediatric and adult suicidal ideation, the importance of early and frequent screening, and the link between childhood mental health and adult mental health.

  3. Practice Specialists will share how they successfully integrated behavioral healthcare into their practice workflow to create a seamless experience for patients and the care team.

  4. Building on the previous webinar Behavioral Health Billing & Coding 101: How to Get Paid, this webinar will dive deeper into effective billing and coding strategies specific to the Collaborative Care Model (CoCM).

  5. Experts will share how implementing behavioral health integration has helped increase joy and satisfaction in their practice.

  6. Expert physicians will explain how they identify behavioral health needs within their patient population and use behavioral health integration (BHI) to provide comprehensive and holistic care for children, adolescents and families in the framework of practice.

  7. Experts discuss how they have used BHI in their practices to improve their management of major chronic diseases and provide comprehensive patient care.

    This webinar will highlight the relationship between physical and behavioral health, the role it plays in overall patient health, and how practices can use BHI to help manage, treat, and treat acute and chronic illnesses.

  8. Expert physicians will share considerations and approaches to address disparities that disproportionately affect racial and ethnic minority groups in equitable behavioral healthcare and access to treatment. This webinar will focus on diversity/equity related to race/ethnicity, socio-economic status, sexual orientation and gender identity.

  9. Independent medical experts will provide insight into their experience with behavioral health integration, how they got started, the challenges and barriers they encountered, and how they overcame those challenges and continue to measure success.

  10. In this webinar, experts will provide an overview of the current behavioral health privacy and security landscape, examining what is safe, secure, and permitted under applicable federal laws and regulations such as CFR 42 Part 2 and HIPAA. Experts will also provide key considerations regarding state BH/SUD rules and actionable insights on how to safely integrate patient care while maintaining patient confidentiality.

  1. In this webinar, speakers will share examples of how physicians and other non-physician clinicians on the care team can be leaders in breaking down the stigma barrier and normalizing treatment for people with health conditions. mental health with a focus on those who are underserved or belong to special populations.

  2. In this webinar, experts will explore how practices can both plan financially and support the integration of behavioral healthcare.

  3. Find out how medical practices can virtually support the behavioral health of their patients. Experts will examine when it is appropriate to use video and/or telephone telehealth technologies, and the steps needed to ensure they best support patients.

  4. Experts will discuss how to bill and get paid for behavioral health care services. This webinar will highlight how providing these services is a valuable use of physicians’ time and effort and provide a general introduction to behavioral health billing and coding.

  5. In this webinar, expert physicians provide actionable insights on how best to collaborate with each other to integrate behavioral health into current workflows.

The American Medical Association and seven other leading physician organizations have created the BHI Collaborative, a group dedicated to catalyzing the effective and sustainable integration of behavioral and mental health care into medical practices.

With an initial focus on primary care, the Collaboration is committed to ensuring a professionally satisfying and sustainable practice experience for physicians and will act as a trusted partner to help them overcome the barriers that prevent them from meeting health care needs. mental and behavioral of their patients. .

Physician organizations include: American Medical Association, American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, American Academy of Family Physicians, American Academy of Pediatrics, American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, American College of Physicians, the American Osteopathic Association and the American Psychiatric Association.

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