By Dr. Philip Hemphill
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (New York, NY – FEB 10th, 2022) – With his most recent book, Dr Philip Hemphill emphasizes the importance of integrative care among the health care professionals involved in addiction treatment and includes a plan for executing and assessing the success of the system.
Drawing on three decades of experience helping practitioners, managers, administrators, and funders understand and implement this treatment, Dr. Hemphill discusses the history and integration of coordinated care, and details how it works in practice from the medical and business perspectives. He outlines a model that encourages the expansion of detection systems and stresses the importance of behavioral health treatment in addiction treatment centers which has the benefit of reducing treatment costs and enhancing care management. Resources are included for assessing organizational readiness, monitoring outcomes, and suggestions for continuous improvement to ensure a seamless transition, leading to better outcomes, patient engagement, and worker job satisfaction.
Mark S. Gold, MD, distinguished alumni professor, chairman and emeritus eminent scholar, University of Florida & McKnight Brain Institute shared that “Dr. Hemphill reveals how addiction treatment pioneered integrated care because of its unique bio-psycho-social-spiritual recovery paradigm. He illuminates the unique ways addiction treatment has been adapted to the modern medical treatments available today. By highlighting these adaptations, he identifies which techniques set addiction treatment apart, explains why these techniques are such powerful tools, and shows how to use these techniques to implement coordinated care models. Those who read this work will walk away empowered by perceiving the existing connectivity hidden within the shadows of the looming silos of our healthcare system’s various specializations. Early intervention and addressing access disparities have never been more critical to healthcare services than now, and this book offers innovative solutions that any healthcare leader can utilize for optimal care.”
This book offers innovative solutions that any healthcare professional practicing behavioral health and addiction medicine can utilize to ensure optimal care. Dr. Philip Hemphill has a proven track record in establishing, developing, and implementing best in class clinical programming for mental health and substance use disorder facilities.
Integrated Care In Addiction Treatment has quickly become a reference for clinicians and other treatment centers to model after. The publisher is Routledge, the book is 162 pages and currently is available in english.
Dr Philip Hemphill
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