BH IPF Collaborative Newsletter February 2018

Comprehensive Transition Planning Recommendations Part II
Recommendations for Patients with Mental Illnesses

The transitional care plan should also include the following:
Coping Skills 
Sleep hygiene
  Physical activity level or limitations
Weight monitoring
Yoga, meditation
Recovery Goal/Plan
Harm reduction
For patients with acute or chronic medical conditions and newly diagnosed depression or anxiety, a follow-up appointment with a mental health provider in addition to their primary care provider.
Source of recommendations:

 Upcoming Important Dates:
IPF Collaborative Call
Addressing Medication Non-Compliance Challenges 
 Tuesday, February 27, 2018
1:00-1:45 pm
Access Code: 5273638

This material was prepared by GMCF for Alliant Quality, the Medicare Quality Improvement Organization for Georgia and North Carolina, under contract with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), an agency of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The contents presented do not necessarily reflect CMS policy.
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