November 2016

Decision Support Toolkit

Blog - November 8, 2016
Adam Obley, MD

Patients and clinicians have many complicated decisions to make, but information is often unclear or inaccessible. Patient decision support tools aid in making evidence-based and value-congruent decisions in the face of uncertainty and facilitate conversations between patients and their providers. Oregon Health & Science University’s Center for Evidence-based Policy, in collaboration with the Oregon Health Authority Transformation Center, have created an online resource for the use of patient decision support tools - learn more about the new Decision Support Toolkit.

Behavioral Health Integration in OB/gyn Settings

Blog - November 28, 2016
Katie Snow, LCSW

The concept of behavioral health integration is not new in primary care clinics. There are, however, new efforts to integrate behavioral health into OB/GYN clinics. Obstetric and gynecologic settings often see patients at key transition times in their lives such as onset of sexual activity, decisions about when and how to become a parent, transitions to parenthood, menopause and more.