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Advancing Equity in Cancer Care for People with Mental Illness

November 20, 2019 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm

Patients with serious mental illness (SMI) experience inequities in cancer care that contribute to increased cancer mortality. Comorbid mental illness is also associated with increased healthcare utilization and costs compared to other patients with cancer. Proactive psychiatry consultation and person-centered, team-based care are promising approaches that may increase access to cancer care. We will discuss how we adapted the collaborative care model to address the needs of patients with SMI and cancer and share best practices and case examples.

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Details

Date:
November 20, 2019
Time:
10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Website:
http://bit.ly/EquityCare

Organizer

Northwest MHTTC
Website:
www.mhttcnetwork.org/northwest