July 24, 2013
July 24, 2013
Targeted Screening Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) interventions allow for universal annual screening of patients for depression and substance misuse (including drugs, alcohol, and tobacco) that has a demonstrated impact on patient health and cost of care. By utilizing brief interventions, more patients are able to access support for risky behaviors and avoid costly, future morbidities allowing for enhanced patient self-management and chronic disease management.
- Provides an overview of SBIRT as a methodology and the screening tools and workflow that best support it
- Explores the data showing marked health improvements and cost savings that result from effective SBIRT implementation
- Discusses how to implement SBIRT in your primary care clinic
Example Video Links
We were unable to play these example videos during the webinar (slides 18 & 19) but wanted to offer them as additional resources to webinar attendees:
Zoe O'Neill, CHC Operations Manager
Zoe is OPCA's operational expert around the Bureau of Primary Health Care's 19 requirements, quality improvement, oral health integration and behavioral health inclusion. Zoe helps practices untangle and simplify workflows, boost staff enthusiasm and break down the silos that separate physical, oral and behavioral/mental health.