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Creach Consulting

Posted On: January 26, 2023

The CIPC team would like to recommend an excellent professional development opportunity for BHCs through Creach Consulting Group.

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Primary Care For You

Posted On: January 24, 2023

     

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Legislation for “Primary Care for You” (PC4You) has been introduced into the Massachusetts Senate! 

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Paula Gardiner was awarded the ICTHP Impact Award

Posted On: November 29, 2022

Dr. Gardiner was recognized for her work in health equity and medical group visits!

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The Curbsiders Addiction Medicine Podcast

Posted On: September 27, 2022

Curbside #2

The Curbsiders Addiction Medicine Podcast just wrapped up a stellar series on Addiction Medicine that has enormous applicability for any primary care clinician. This series is packed with evidence-based education on caring for patients with substance disorders.

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Group Medical Visit Conference Recap

Posted On: September 27, 2022

We are thrilled to follow up on the successful second annual Group Medical Visit conference held on September 16th and co-chaired by CIPC’s primary care clinician, Paula Gardiner, MD. The conference was attended by 160 people from all over the world and there was a wide range of places represented including academic medical centers, community health centers, private practice, and the Veterans Administration.

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Talking Suicide Prevention with Dr. Boudreaux, part 4 of 4

Posted On: August 24, 2022

This is the 4th and final part of a 4-blog post series where Dr. Edwin Boudreaux chats with us about his work recently highlighted by NIH: HEAL Research Spotlight, Taking Suicide Prevention into Primary Care Settings. 

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Talking Suicide Prevention with Dr. Boudreaux, part 3 of 4

Posted On: June 21, 2022

This is the 3rd of a 4-blog post series where Dr. Edwin Boudreaux chats with us about his work recently highlighted by NIH: HEAL Research Spotlight, Taking Suicide Prevention into Primary Care Settings.

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Talking Suicide Prevention with Dr. Boudreaux, part 2 of 4

Posted On: May 25, 2022

About Edwin D. Boudreaux, PhD:

Dr. Boudreaux approaches the challenge associated with solving seemingly intractable barriers to deliver high-quality behavioral healthcare by working with interdisciplinary teams who have complementary expertise and perspectives and figuring out the right balance between human centered approaches and the use of technology to facilitate workflow.

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Talking Suicide Prevention with Dr. Boudreaux, part 1 of 4

Posted On: April 27, 2022

Dr. Boudreaux approaches the challenge associated with solving seemingly intractable barriers to deliver high-quality behavioral healthcare by working with interdisciplinary teams who have complementary expertise and perspectives and figuring out the right balance between human-centered approaches and the use of technology to facilitate workflow.

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PHQ9 Quality Metrics

Posted On: August 18, 2021

First let me say that the PHQ-9 is a fairly good tool for screening patients and identifying those who have an unmet behavioral health need.  While I think computer adaptive testing is a better approach and the way of the future, there are still plenty of settings where a paper and pencil PHQ-9 is the best we can do.

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