Lamprey Health Care’s Nashua Center and Greater Nashua Mental Health Center have partnered to bring you InteGreat Health, a collaborative program designed to make primary care and behavioral health services more accessible. The CEO’s of both agencies appeared on the Community Connections radio program on WSMN to explain more about the program. Their segment starts at the 38:30 minute mark.
InteGreat Health is our commitment to treating both the mind and body, making it easier to recieve care, and helping you achieve better health. For more information about InteGreat Health, contact the Nashua Center at (603) 883-1626.
Patients will have choice of health care setting to best meet their individual needs. Whether a patient decides to be seen in the primary care office or the behavioral health setting they will benefit from:
► After hours nurse call service
► 24 Hour crisis intervention
► Open access appointment scheduling
► On-site pharmacy and lab draw services
► Care coordination between agency providers
► Timely substance use disorder referrals
► Care management supporting patient goals
Integrated Delivery Networks in NH are part of a first in the country project funded by a waiver from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid. The purpose of the IDNs are to conduct demonstration projects to “Build Capacity for Transformation”. The project will go through 2020 and are focused on building a stronger healthcare workforce, increasing training and support for the workforce, and expanding health information technology (HIT).
NH’s IDN is divided into seven regions. Lamprey Health Care is part of Region 3, the Greater Nashua Region and Region 6, the Strafford County/Seacoast Region. The regions are working to implement evidence supported projects around three areas:
- Mental health and substance use disorder treatment-capacity building
- Integration of physical and behavioral health care
- Improving transitions of care across settings