38% of Michigan residents with a mental illness and 80% with a substance use disorder are not receiving treatment.
In 2016, Washtenaw County Community Mental Health’s Correctional Care Integration Project sought to improve health outcomes by integrating a Health Information Exchange into adult and youth correctional facilities in Washtenaw County.
The Home-Based Transitional Telecare project is helping recently discharged older veterans address medication issues, avoid in-home risks, and return to their pre-hospital-stay selves, while demonstrating important findings about how clinicians can effectively use telehealth-enabled tablets and wearable sensors with this population.
Wayne State University’s High Touch High Tech (HT2) initiative uses a tablet-administered tool, the Mommy Checkup app, to screen expectant mothers for mental health and substance use-related risk.
See all the Health Fund highlights from 2017