Collaborative to Improve Behavioral Healthcare Access (CIBHA)
The Collaborative to Improve Behavioral Healthcare Access (CIBHA) is a quality improvement learning collaborative to support the integration behavioral and primary healthcare and thereby improve access to services. The primary objectives are to build local capacity for best practice treatment of depression and other common behavioral health conditions and to identify strategies that will produce sustainable systemic change in the Greater New Orleans region. With funding from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, we provide training and technical assistance to primary care, mental health and addictive disorder professionals who want to practice quality collaborative care and improve outcomes in treating behavioral health and other chronic disease conditions. Read more.
CIBHA works to assist health care professionals and organizations to:
- Integrate primary care, mental health and addictive disorder services.
- Use evidence-based practices to manage depression and common behavioral health conditions.
- Undertake quality improvement activities that advance patient treatment outcomes and increase access to services.
- Identify and implement financial and non-financial incentives that support integration and sustainability.
For more information, please contact Shelina Foderingham at firstname.lastname@example.org or Jayne Nussbaum at email@example.com or (504)872-0781.