RMHP Accountable Care Region 1 News

Leadership Interview: Nancy VanDeMark, Ph.D., Interim President and CEO Mental Health Colorado

Nancy VanDeMark has worked in the mental health and substance use field for more than 30 years, most recently as director of the Office of Behavioral Health in the Colorado Department of Human Services.
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To influence lawmakers, re-frame discussion about SDOHs

Using the term “Zip-code risk” clarifies the discussion with lawmakers around social determinants of health, says Joseph W. Thompson, former Arkansas surgeon general, as he addressed a group of business and health leaders.
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Leadership Interview: Ryann Vernetson, MA, LPC, Exec. Dir., Clinical Innovation and Technology, SAFY

As executive director of clinical innovation and technology for Specialized Alternatives for Families and Youth (SAFY), Ryann Vernetson drives best practices and clinical innovation through SAFY’s seven states while identifying technological solutions
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Initiative to assess social determinants of health gathers momentum

Some 110 community and clinical partners, as well as leaders of hospitals, behavioral health and government organizations, convened May 7 for the semi-annual Accountable Health Communities Model (AHCM) meeting in Grand Junction.
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