Rachel A George

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The Oregon Health Plan is an approach to health care reform that increases access to mental health and chemical dependency services. A key feature is the integration of mental and physical health care. The mental health community had to educate policy makers about the importance of mental health and chemical dependency services. They constructed a(More)
†Structural and Computational Biology Program, Victor Chang Cardiac Research Institute, Sydney, NSW 2010, Australia ‡Computer-Chemie-Centrum, University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, Nägelsbachstrasse 25, 91052 Erlangen, Germany {Computational Proteomics Group, John Curtin School of Medical Research, GPO Box 334, Canberra City ACT 2601, Australia §School of(More)
The authors describe the ethical considerations underlying the inclusion of mental health services into a prioritized health care system. The Oregon Health Plan is a process for defining and delivering basic health services to an entire state. As the plan was developed, the mental health community needed to decide whether or not to participate in the(More)
This paper describes the development of--and early efforts to validate--guidelines that indicate average amounts of service expected to be used by a population of patients with a given disorder who are served by a comprehensive mental health system. These guidelines address expected service use by individuals in 55 diagnostic groups. The purpose of these(More)
OBJECTIVES To explore the attitudes of Australian hospital pharmacists towards patient safety in their work settings. METHODS A safety climate questionnaire was administered to all 2347 active members of the Society of Hospital Pharmacists of Australia in 2010. Part of the survey elicited free-text comments about patient safety, error and incident(More)
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