Joyce Murphy: Mental illness in the workplace is a huge concern.
July 09, 2015
Joyce Murphy in Worcester Business Journal: Mental illness in the workplace is a huge concern

Employers have not been as comfortable addressing mental illnesses in the workplace as physical illnesses, Joyce A. Murphy, MPA, executive vice chancellor of UMass Medical School's Commonwealth Medicine division, told the Worcester Business Journal. She believes the NAMI pledge will lead to change.

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    This poster explains a study that examines how states undergoing Medicaid expansion differ in their treatment of the “medically frail” population. The medically frail are individuals who may need the extra benefits offered bytraditional Medicaid.