Innovating to Improve Health Equity

June 12, 2018


Maine Behavioral Healthcare | All News

Many Americans are unable to achieve their full health potential because of socioeconomic disparities, addiction, or even their address. To tackles these health inequities, health systems and health plans are testing innovative approaches that could bring financial benefits as well.

This article by Laura Ramos Hegwer of the Healthcare Financial Management Association features interviews with four healthcare leaders from across the country, including Maine Behavioral Healthcare's own president and CEO, Stephen Merz, FACHE. Merz in particular offers insights on integrating care to reduce opioid use disorder.