Educating your patients about Collaborative Care and what they can expect from it is crucial to having Collaborative Care work well. Patient engagement and ownership of their care plan are key aspects of Patient-Centered Team Care, one of the five principles of Collaborative Care. Use this template to introduce your Collaborative Care team in Spanish to patients. Also available in English.
An article that discusses integrating and adapting evidence-based psychotherapy into primary care settings. The authors synthesize past clinical trials that assess psychotherapy interventions within the constraints and competing demands of the primary care environment, consider barriers inhibiting widespread integration of psychotherapy, and identify future directions.
A group of primary care providers participating in an integrated mental health program in primary care clinics were surveyed to learn about their experiences. The findings suggest areas for improvement in future implementations.
This study aimed to test how and if gender moderates treatment outcomes in the Coordinated Anxiety Learning and Management (CALM) intervention. CALM was a 12-month Collaborative Care intervention for anxiety disorders in primary care clinics in California, Washington, and Arkansas. The results showed a relationship between gender and treatment outcomes.
Fewer side effects for patients in telemedicine-based Collaborative Care.
This Collaborative Care pocket card is an example of a possible tool that can be created and supplied to primary care providers.
A packet of information that helps care managers treat depression and talk with patients about antidepressant medications.
Addresses the coding, documentation, and reimbursement issues that pertain to the treatment of depression in the primary care setting.
The AIMS Center played an integral role in setting up a technical assistance team to provide on-site technical assistance to six sites and web-based technical assistance (webinars and online tools) to the remaining sites. Dr. Lloyd Sederer looks at the implementation challenges, successes, and what can be done to ensure Collaborative Care in the future.
A column describing recent policy and program initiatives implemented by the New York State Office of Mental Health to enhance integration of general medical and behavioral health services throughout the state public mental health system. Mentions the Collaborative Care Model, IMPACT, and the AIMS Center.