Brown Bag Seminar | Behavioral Health and the Quality Measurement Industrial Complex – Bambi Meets Godzilla?

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Harold Pincus, MD
Professor and Vice Chair of the Department of Psychiatry
Co-Director, Irving Institute for Clinical and Translational Research at Columbia University

Harold Alan Pincus, M.D. is Professor and Vice-Chair of the Department of Psychiatry, Co-Director of the Irving Institute for Clinical and Translational Research at Columbia University, and Director of Quality and Outcomes Research at New York-Presbyterian Hospital. He has authored or co-authored over 400 scientific publications in health services and policy research, science policy, research career development, and the diagnosis, classification, and treatment of mental disorders. He has had a particular research interest in the practice of evidence-based medicine, quality measurement, and improvement and the relationships among general medicine, mental health, and substance abuse, developing and empirically testing models of care. He has led major health policy and services research and research training projects totaling over $200 million in external funding.  Among other recent projects, he led the national evaluation of veterans’ mental health services, the redesign of primary care/ behavioral health relationships in New Orleans, a National Institutes of Health-funded national study of research mentoring and evaluation of major federal and state programs to integrate health and mental health care, as well as efforts to develop quality measurement strategies at the interface of behavioral health and general health care.

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