Mental Health Service Utilization and Coding Practices in Seattle SBHCs

From June 2016 to April 2017, under the mentorship of Public Health–Seattle and King County staff, a PhD candidate and Masters of Public Health (MPH) graduate intern analyzed quantitative and qualitative data from the 2015-16 schoolyear for mental health services in Seattle school-based health centers (SBHCs). Analysis of monthly Electronic Medical Record (EMR) clinical encounter exports paired with…

Get to Know Our New Clinics: Vashon

Over the next few months we will be highlighting our brand new clinics in King County that are funded through the Best Starts for Kids Levy. In this installment, we are excited to introduce you to the new school-based health center on Vashon Island! The Vashon SBHC is operated by Neighborcare Health and will be…