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CalAIM — A Lesson in Transition

BY SUSANE HAO, RN, MSN, CLCP, AND THERESA HERNANDEZ, CCM
Healthcare providers and case managers encounter patients who experience a combination of barriers related to social determinants of health (SDoH) that make it difficult for patients to manage their chronic medical conditions such as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), congestive heart failure (CHF), diabetes mellitus, hyperlipidemia, hypertension and depression.

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Social Determinants of Mental Health in our Military

BY ELAINE BRUNER, MSN, CMGT-BC (The opinions and content expressed here are the author’s and do not represent those of the United States government, the Department of Defense, or the United States Navy.) Introduction Active-duty service members (ADSM) face unique issues related to social determinants of mental health (SDoMH). Military…

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Integrating Physical and Mental Social Determinants of Health

BY REBECCA PEREZ, MSN, RN, CCM Behavioral healthcare in the United States falls perilously short of being a functional, effective system. Mental health and substance use disorders (MH/SUD) are universally categorized as behavioral health disorders, and this label will be used throughout this article (Knutson, 2021). Currently, available services are underfunded,…

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Post-Acute Care For Unsheltered Community Members

BY GAYLE ALKIRE, MSN, RN, CRRN, CCM An individual’s health is strongly affected by resources and supports that exist in their surroundings. The absence or presence of shelter and food in a person’s environment can forecast success or failure in recovery from an acute illness. This reality prompted Providence Regional Medical…

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