Improvement Video Library
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This session will bring rapid Pecha Kucha style presentations from each group around the world that is applying quality improvement techniques to tackle complex problems in mental health services. Get a glimpse into the breadth and scale of mental health improvement work taking place across the globe.
Prospective studies have consistently shown an association between depression and increased mortality in older adults. A strong association exists between depression in late life and factors that increase mortality risk, such as poor adherence to medical treatment and self care for diabetes and cardiovascular disease, health behaviors such as smoking and lack of physical activity, cognitive impairment, and disability.
Today, approximately 1 in 5 adults - or 45 million people - in the US will experience psychiatric illness, yet we still lack access to consolidated, high quality mental health care. Robert Accordino, Chief Mental Health Officer at Quartet, believes that we can leverage technology to facilitate interaction between primary care providers, mental health providers, and patients to provide high quality, holistic care. Watch Robert’s TEDMED 2018 Hive Talk to learn how Quartet is integrating care of the mind with care of the body to improve mental health care for patients.
People with severe mental disorders – including severe depression, bipolar disorder and psychotic disorders such as schizophrenia – generally die 10-20 years earlier than the general population. The majority of these premature deaths are due to physical health conditions. Access to comprehensive health services remain out of reach for the majority of people with severe mental disorders. To help address this inequity, WHO has released, for the first time, evidence-based guidelines on the management of physical conditions in adults with severe mental disorders.
A film to explain the upcoming changes to how Mental Health, Learning Disability and Autism services will be delivered. This film outlines what provider collaboratives are. It also explains who will be involved in them and how patients, those that care for them and other experts by experience continue to play an important part in deciding how Mental Health, Learning disability and Autism services will be delivered in the future.