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2013-05-15 13:09:32

Non-communicable diseases (NCD) and mental disorders each constitute a huge portion of the worldwide health care burden, and often occur together, so they should be addressed together. These are the conclusions of the third article in a series published in PLOS Medicine that provides a global perspective on integrating mental health. Victoria Ngo from the RAND Corporation in California and international colleagues say that collaborative care models, where NCD care and mental health care...

2011-07-19 07:47:00

Oct. 21, 2011 Summit panels spotlight medical home outcomes, accountable care relationships, workforce issues, team-based care and behavioral health integration WASHINGTON, July 19, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Five short years ago, the patient centered medical home was a little-known model with the promise to improve patient outcomes and transform health care delivery. In October, the Patient-Centered Primary Care Collaborative will trace the progress of the medical home in the...


Word of the Day
penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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