Exposure to trauma — including abuse, neglect, discrimination, and violence — increases an individual’s risk for serious health issues. Adopting trauma-informed approaches to care may improve patient engagement, enhance outcomes, and reduce avoidable care and excess costs for both the health care sector and social service systems.
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Prioritizing Opportunities to Advance the Field of Trauma-Informed Care
Earlier this spring, the Center for Health Care Strategies (CHCS) convened nearly 100 health care providers, payers, researchers, and leaders from the health, education, and philanthropic sectors in New York City to explore opportunities for accelerating the adoption and integration of trauma-informed care across the health care system. The meeting was the final convening for… Read more »
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