Integrating Behavioral and Physical Health Will Improve Outcomes and Reduce Costs


We know behavioral and physical health conditions are very often comorbid — in fact 68% of individuals with a BH diagnosis also have a physical health diagnosis — and costly — patients with comorbid BH and Physical health diagnosis can often cost twice as much as patients with either condition alone. 

To truly bend the healthcare cost curve, we will need models that truly change the whole health care trajectory for a patient — the solutions have to integrate behavioral, physical and the financial and administrative burdens of healthcare. 

Grand Rounds is at the forefront of innovation when it comes to holistic care in the virtual setting. Jill Malandrinoof NASDAQ’s Trade Talks invited Dr. Ami Parekh, Grand Rounds’ Chief Medical Officer, to explore this concept further in their virtual segment just before the holidays. Watch the full interview here.


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