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Financial and Clinical Benefits of Medical-Mental Health Dual Provider Assessments
Jennifer is set to host an upcoming round table discussion on the financial and clinical benefits of medical-mental health dual provider assessments. In this discussion, Jennifer plans to highlight the importance of providing comprehensive dual-provider medical and mental health assessments in jails. She will explain how these assessments can lead to several benefits, such as reducing the number of off-site transports and improving communication with community-based hospital, EMS, and clinic practices. Jennifer will also discuss how conducting these assessments within 24-36 hours can allow for the establishment of health care history, prescriptions, and treatment plans, which can ensure good continuity of care during incarceration and upon transition into the community. Overall, Jennifer's discussion promises to be an insightful and informative event for all those interested in the intersection of healthcare and the criminal justice system.
Using Virtual MAT In a Jail-to-Community
Rita led a roundtable discussion at the NCCHC 2022 conference about the implementation of a virtual Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) program in several jails. The focus of the session was to educate attendees on the development and implementation of this program, including the assessment and treatment tools used, the determination processes for long-acting injectables, tracking and reporting systems, on-site procedures for administering medication, medical staff training, and discharge tools for tracking and referring individuals for continuity of care and medication consistency. By sharing her insights and experiences, Rita provided valuable information to attendees on the importance of this program in promoting successful jail-to-community transitions.
Health Care Partners Foundation has developed an innovative virtual MAT protocol for detention centers
The Health Care Partners Foundation is committed to providing effective care and treatment to individuals in detention facilities through the development of a virtual Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) program. This program will allow detention facilities to provide essential treatment services to patients, even in a virtual setting. The foundation is working closely with detention facilities to ensure that patient information is communicated effectively and transition plans are put in place for a smooth transition back into the community. The medical screening software and transition assessment tools will play a crucial role in facilitating this process. Upon release, patients will be followed up with through the Foundation's care coordination virtual safety net, ensuring that they receive the support they need to maintain their health and well-being. The ultimate goal of this program is to improve patient outcomes and reduce the risk of recidivism by providing comprehensive care and support.
Using Telehealth to Create a Virtual Safety Net and Ease Community Re-entry
Health Care Partners Foundation is utilizing innovative technology solutions to enhance the continuity of care for individuals who have recently been discharged, particularly those who are at high risk due to mental health and substance abuse issues. Through the use of advanced technology tools, the foundation is able to develop virtual networks that connect these individuals to community providers. This jail-to-community transition program is aimed at reducing recidivism by addressing the underlying causes of health, mental health, substance abuse, and social, environmental, economic, and educational challenges. By establishing these virtual networks, the Foundation is working to provide comprehensive care and support for individuals as they reintegrate into their communities and form relationships with local healthcare providers.