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Washington Behavioral Healthcare Conference Welcomes Qualis Health Speakers

On June 21, three Qualis Health staff members will speak at the 2018 Washington Behavioral Healthcare Conference. Director of Practice Transformation Bre Holt and Senior Consultant Diane Vrenios will present "Tools to Assist Providers in the Transition to Integrated Managed Care" with Jared Sanford of Lifeline Connections. Practice Transformation Operations Manager Rick Helms and Washington Council for Behavioral Health CEO Ann Christian will present "Understanding Value-Based Payment for Behavioral Health."

IMA Newsletter Features Qualis Health on MIPS and Health Equity

In the June issue of IMA Wire, the Idaho Medical Association newsletter, Qualis Health Quality Improvement Principal Deanna Graham describes how practices can find purpose and meaning in the Quality Payment Program by incorporating health equity measures.

Read “Aligning the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) with Health Equity.”

New Guide Helps Behavioral Health Providers Promote Chronic Disease Management in Clients

In the new world of integrated care, behavioral health providers are becoming increasingly important in their clients’ chronic disease management strategies. “Promoting Chronic Disease Management: A Guide for Behavioral Health Care Teams” describes steps behavioral health providers can take to assist clients in understanding, accepting and managing their chronic disease. This new guide from the Healthier Washington Practice Transformation Support Hub also includes an extensive list of physical health resources.

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Associate Vice President, Quality & Safety Initiatives /
Executive Vice President, Communications
(206) 288-2458
evans@qualishealth.org