Health Care Providers

Behavioral Health Workforce Projections | Bureau of Health Workforce

We estimated the number of new entrants into the behavioral health workforce between 2016 and 2021. Source: Behavioral Health Workforce Projections | Bureau of Health Workforce We also generated state-level projections of supply and demand for behavioral health occupations from 2016 to 2030. State-Level Estimates of Behavioral Health Workforce (PDF – 1.5 MB) We estimated the …

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Dentists No Longer Permitted To Turn Away Patients Due To Disabilities – Disability Scoop

People with developmental disabilities may find it easier to get dental care after a national board changed its ethics policy to be more inclusive. The American Dental Association recently revised its code of conduct to prohibit denial of care to patients with physical, developmental or intellectual disabilities. In cases where a dentist does not have …

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The Electronic Health Record Problem | Commonwealth Fund

EHRs have one critical performance requirement: generating clinical revenues. In the fee-for-service world Source: The Electronic Health Record Problem | Commonwealth Fund December 13, 2018 David Blumenthal, M.D. It’s no secret that many physicians are unhappy with their electronic health records (EHRs). They say they spend too much time keying in data and too little …

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Mental Health-related Physician Office Visits by Adults Aged 18 and Over: United States, 2012–2014

Source: Products – Data Briefs – Number 311 – June 2018 Key findings Data from the National Ambulatory Medical Care Survey Among adults aged 18 and over, the rate of mental health-related physician office visits to psychiatrists (693 per 10,000 adults) was higher compared with the rate to primary care physicians overall (397 per 10,000 …

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Disability Healthcare Training – Nisonger Center

Access two courses that are approved for continuing education by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for physicians, nurses, certified health education specialists and other health professionals. Source: Disability Healthcare Training – Nisonger Center The Ohio Disability and Health Program has developed online training modules that are designed to increase the capacity of health …

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Disability Stigma and Your Patients | Rehabilitation Research and Training Center on Aging With Physical Disabilities

Source: Disability Stigma and Your Patients | Rehabilitation Research and Training Center on Aging With Physical Disabilities Download Document on Aging Stigma For people with disabilities, stigma can be a major barrier to participation. Stigmatizing attitudes about disabilities can also affect relationships between patients and providers. However, health care providers can be allies with their patients …

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XCEL Training

XCEL is designed to give quick tips in an entertaining way to reception/support staff who interact with people with developmental disabilities in healthcare settings. It comprises of a 7 minute animated video, a fact sheet, and highlights other resources that are helpful.   Source: Florida Center for Inclusive Communities (FCIC) XCEL Training

Accessible Hospitals and Medical Care Facilities – A Refresher Webinar

Source: Accessible Hospitals and Medical Care Facilities – A Refresher This session will provide a refresher on the requirements in the ADA and ABA Accessibility standard for Hospitals and Long-Term Care facilities. The presenters will provide an in-depth review of the standards and design challenges in long-term care settings, including highlights from recent research. Additionally, …

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Early Childhood Technical Assistance Center: Improving Systems, Practices and Outcomes for Young Children with Disabilities and their Families

Source: ECTACenter.org : The Early Childhood Technical Assistance Center : Improving Systems, Practices and Outcomes for Young Children with Disabilities and their Families Most recent additions to this page:  National Child Traumatic Stress Network (2017) – established to improve access to care, treatment, and services for traumatized children and adolescents exposed to traumatic events. This resource …

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State Community Health Worker Models – NASHP

As states transform their health systems many are turning to Community Health Workers (CHWs) to tackle some of the most challenging aspects of health improvement, such as facilitating care coordination, enhancing access to community-based services, and addressing social determinants of health. Source: State Community Health Worker Models – NASHP While state definitions vary, CHWs are …

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