Are Learning Collaboratives Effective in Implementing Interventions for Obesity and Tobacco Dependence to Reduce Early Mortality in People with Mental Illness?

Date: Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Time: 10:30 - 11:30 AM ET

Category: Field Perspectives

This presentation describes health promotion interventions for obesity and tobacco dependence in persons with mental illness including use of health coaches, mHealth, and social media. Results of a statewide learning collaborative are discussed, followed by a multi-state randomized trial comparing learning collaboratives to targeted technical assistance in the implementation of an evidence-based health promotion program with respect to organizational, provider, and patient-level outcomes.


Dr. Stephen J. Bartels

Dr. Stephen J. Bartels

Organization: Massachusetts General Hospital