Submitted by Jennifer A. Collins, PhD, F-ABFT VP Operations/Discipline Director Forensic Toxicology—LabCorp What Was As most everyone knows, the U.S. is in the midst of an opioid epidemic. In 2017 the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) declared the opioid epidemic a public health emergency, but the roots of the problem go back […]

written by: Omaha Integrative Care These are unprecedented times. Never before have we experienced such a far-reaching event as that of the COVID-19 pandemic. It has changed so many aspects of our lives: Who we see. What we do. Where we work. Where we go. How we interact. Our entire reality has shifted, and it […]

By Dr Laura Leone, DSW, MSSW, LMSW Integrated Health Consultant for Practice Improvement, National Council for Behavioral Health Suicide prevention can seem like a daunting undertaking for any health center, but as the number of deaths by suicide keep increasing, it becomes a necessary public health issue to be addressed within primary care. If your […]

This promising practice is shared by Bluestem Health in Lincoln, NE In July 2018, Bluestem Health applied for the Safety Net Solution In-Kind Dental Program Technical Assistance. This opportunity was first brought to our attention by Jenna Thomsen, Director of Training and Technical Assistance at HCAN. Bluestem Health’s dental clinic was one of ten programs […]