Part 3 in the Transforming the Workforce to Provide Better Chronic Care:
The Role of Registered Nurses series.
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Hennepin Health, a safety-net accountable care organization in Minnesota, has begun to integrate primary care into Hennepin County Mental Health Center through a behavioral health nurse care coordinator. The behavioral health nurse care coordinator ensures her patients’ care is comprehensive and coordinated by doing complete assessments of patients’ medical health, behavioral health, and social needs, as well as providing basic on-site medical triaging and patient education.