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NIMH/National Business Group on Health Roundtable on Medication Management in Employer-Based Behavioral Health Systems
• Meeting Summary Washington, DC
The Services Research and Clinical Epidemiology Branch of the NIMH Division of Services and Intervention Research held this one-day meeting to identify relevant research findings for employers and to discuss new opportunities to bridge the gap between research and practice. The meeting brought together mental health services researchers and representatives of employer-based behavioral health care, including pharmacy benefit managers, managed behavioral-health organization managers, consultants, and senior benefit managers. The attendees discussed current and future efforts to implement strategies to manage psychopharmacological prescribing and monitoring in Fortune 500 health systems. For more information, please contact Dr. David Chambers.