July 10, 2018 | Sarah Matousek

Healthcare Dive: The boons of — and barriers to — behavioral health integration

““You always need specialists for certain types of issues, but PCPs, in our experience, can handle a lot provided they get the right training,” Sarah Bliss Matousek, senior consultant at Day Health Strategies, told Healthcare Dive. …

“Behavioral health services often require multiple sessions and extensive follow-up, which differs markedly from the way physical health needs are handled. None of this means that they can’t come together, but these make it more difficult,” Matousek said.”

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