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Posted Sep. 29, 2015 | Charles Christiansen, founder and principal of StoryCrafting LLC, former CEO of the American Occupational Therapy Foundation, and a member of the National Advisory Board, is on the Declarations Blog, discussing participation and the grand insight of we.
The Job of the Future Is... Home Health CareThe BLS has projected that by 2022 there will be 1.9 million home health care workers, making it the fastest growing industry in the land over the coming years, just ahead of the not entirely dissimilar categories of individual and family services and outpatient, laboratory and other ambulatory care services. You could say, then, that home health care services is the defining industry of our age. As opposed to, for example, mining. — Justin Fox (Oct. 2)
— Maria Freire, president of the Foundation for the National Institutes of Health (Oct. 4)
Child Medicaid Antipsychotic Prescriptions Lower Among Racial & Ethnic Minorities
— News Report (Oct. 4)
Three Care Coordination Models Emerging in Medicaid Managed Long-Term Services & Supports Programs
The nature of care coordination is changing from case management to three emerging models as state Medicaid programs implement managed long-term services and supports (LTSS). The emerging models are in-house, shared functions, and delegated. The definition of care coordination is expanding beyond the scope of traditional case management to include comprehensive and coordination of services and informal supports received, including health and social services. — News Report (Oct. 4)
The Washington Post
Recovering substance abusers brave stigma by giving up secrecy
With a generation in the grip of an opiate epidemic, many younger activists are publicly acknowledging their addiction and recovery, and encouraging others to do the same. Stepping forward, they say, is the only way to earn social acceptance, political clout and badly needed money for treatment. “So long as we keep ourselves in the shadows, we will remain in the shadows,” said Chris Poulos. — Lenny Bernstein (Oct. 1)
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