RHIP Workgroups

Project Highlights

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Behavioral Health: Identification and Awareness

Meets the fourth Tuesday of every month from 8:15-9:15am.

Clinical Goals:  (1) Increase screenings for depression, anxiety, suicidal ideation, and substance use disorders.  (2) When screenings are positive, increase and improve primary care-based interventions, and, when appropriate, referrals and successful engagement in specialty services.

Prevention Goal: Normalize the public’s perception of accessing resources for depression, anxiety, suicidal ideation, and substance use.

Behavioral Health: Substance Use and Chronic Pain

Meets the third Wednesday of every month from 4-5pm.

Clinical Goal: Create a bi-directional integration approach for people with severe substance use disorders.

Prevention Goal: Implement a community standard for appropriate and responsible prescribing of Opioids and Benzodiazepines.

Diabetes – Clinical Focus

Meets the second Thursday of every month from 9-10am.

Clinical Goal: Improve control of type 2 diabetes.

Cardiovascular Disease/Diabetes – Prevention Focus

Meets the fourth Tuesday of every month from 3:30-5pm.

Cardiovascular Disease Prevention Goal: Increase awareness of the risk factors for cardiovascular disease including tobacco use, uncontrolled hypertension, high cholesterol, obesity, physical inactivity, unhealthy diets, and diabetes.

Diabetes Prevention Goal: Decrease the proportion of adults and children at risk for developing type 2 diabetes.

Oral Health

Meets the third Tuesday of every month from 11-12pm.

Clinical Goal: Improve oral health for pre and post-natal women.

Prevention Goal: Keep children cavity-free.

Reproductive and Maternal Child Health

Meets the second Tuesday of every month from 4-5pm.

Clinical Goal: Reduce the prevalence of low birth weight among live-born infants by improving prenatal/postnatal care for mothers and infants.

Prevention Goals: (1) Prevent unintended pregnancies. (2) Improve immunization rates of children birth to two years.

Social Determinants of Health

Meets the third Friday of every month from 10:30-12pm.

Goals: (1) Education and Health. (2) Housing.