A Model to Improve Behavioral Health Integration into Serious Illness Care
Updated January 29, 2020 | By CAPC Staff
A recent article in the Journal of Pain and Symptom Management addresses the importance of integrating behavioral health into serious illness care, due to the high prevalence of complex clinical and social needs. Stephanie Cheung, MD, et al., outline a model, "Behavioral Health—Serious Illness Care", which advances the work of other care models, expanding beyond primary care populations and settings.
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