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Donald Berwick is important to behavioral healthcare

Donald Berwick is important to behavioral healthcare

Posted on18. Sep, 2010 by .

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Excerpts from Donald Berwick is important to behavioral healthcare (Click here to go to MIWatch   ( http://www.miwatch.org/ ) for other important news. ) When I told Don Berwick that people with a serious behavioral health problem generally die at least 25 years sooner than the average person, he was shocked and dismayed.  Our conversation occurred […]

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Is Your Doctor Using a Checklist?

Is Your Doctor Using a Checklist?

Posted on09. Apr, 2010 by .

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By Lloyd I Sederer, MD, OMH Medical Director; with Jeffrey A. Lieberman, MD, Director, NYS Psychiatric Institute The scientific knowledge base and practice of medicine has expanded exponentially as scientists have plumbed the human body and mind to reveal its genetic, molecular, anatomic, physiological and psychological mysteries and developed ever-more sophisticated means to diagnose disease, […]

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Smoking Tied to Suicide Risk in Bipolar Disorder

Smoking Tied to Suicide Risk in Bipolar Disorder

Posted on13. Nov, 2009 by .

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Thu Nov 12, 2009 12:34pm EST NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – People with bipolar disorder who smoke appear to have a heightened risk of suicidal behavior See article here: http://www.reuters.com/article/healthNews/idUSTRE5AA3FB20091112 Please post your comments below. NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – People with bipolar disorder who smoke appear to have a heightened risk of suicidal behavior […]

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National Forum on Behavioral Health Outcome Improvement

National Forum on Behavioral Health Outcome Improvement

Posted on04. Nov, 2009 by .

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National Forum on Behavioral Health Outcome Improvement: November 2010 Post your comments on this planned conference below, especially thigs you woudl lke to see included.

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