2018 State HIT Connect Summit has ended
Friday, April 6 • 11:30am - 12:30pm
Track 5: How Technology Can Enhance Wellness for Medicaid Members with Serious Mental Illness

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Individuals with serious mental illness often die at relatively young ages due to complications of tobacco use and obesity. Learn how a managed care organization used innovative technological approaches and Medicaid data to support provider efforts that enhanced the health of these individuals in a state Medicaid program. An evaluation, funded by the Patient Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI), identified significant improvements that correlate with enhanced health and decreased healthcare spending.

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James Schuster

VP Behavioral Integration & CMO, Behavioral, Medicaid and Special Needs Services, UPMC Insurance Division
James Schuster, MD, MBA is the VP of Behavioral Integration and the Chief Medical Officer for Behavioral, Medicaid and Special Needs Services for the UPMC Insurance Division. Dr. Schuster is board certified in psychiatry and in the subspecialties of geriatric and addiction psychiatry... Read More →

Friday April 6, 2018 11:30am - 12:30pm
Key Ballroom 9