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Patient Engagement In Mental Health: Strategies To Improve Care

Webinar | May 25, 2016 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
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Description

Virtual Forum: Patient Engagement In Mental Health: Strategies To Improve Care

Location: Online Via PsychU.org

Description: Patient engagement is an important issue in mental illness. Studies have reported that 18-67% of patients with mental illness failed to attend their first outpatient appointment after hospital discharge.1 In this virtual forum, Dr. Rebecca Roma and Heather Fair, RN will define patient engagement, discuss the economics of patient engagement and its associated outcomes, and review some engagement strategies and methodologies for patients with mental illness. The virtual forum will conclude with time for questions from the audience.

  1. Kreyenbuhl J, et al. Schizophr Bull. 2009;35:696-703.

Dr. Roma and Heather Fair are paid consultants for Otsuka Pharmaceutical Development & Commercialization, Inc.

Event Speakers

Rebecca Roma, MD, MBA
Featured Speaker

Medical Director of Community Treatment Teams at Mercy Behavioral Health in Pittsburgh, PA

Heather Fair, RN
Featured Speaker

Registered Nurse at Mercy Behavioral Health Organization in Pittsburgh, PA

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