Use this questionnaire to help you think about your organization's ability to successfully implement Collaborative Care.
This article presents ways to address the challenges of implementing collaborative care in low- and middle-income countries using experiences from three large-scale implementations in India and Nepal.
Registry tools that support Collaborative Care vary widely in their sophistication, functionality, cost, and scalability.
The AIMS Center offers a Microsoft Excel®-based patient tracking spreadsheet for providers that takes minimal upfront investment and can support Collaborative Care functions such as patient and caseload progress tracking.
The Care Management Tracking System (CMTS) is a web-based registry that facilitates a shared care plan to collaboratively treat common medical and behavioral health conditions.
Using a registry tool that tracks clinical outcomes for populations of patients and supports systematic changes in treatment for patients who are not improving as expected is an essential part of successful Collaborative Care programs.
Using a population-based approach to health care helps ensure that no patient falls through the cracks. Employing a technology tool that tracks clinical outcomes for populations of patients and supports systematic changes in treatment for patients who are not improving as expected is an essential piece of all successful collaborative care implementations.
The Generalized Anxiety Disorder subscale of the Patient Health Questionnaire (GAD-7) is a quick and easy tool to help identify patients with anxiety and monitor treatment response.
This two page cheat sheet summarizes the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services' (CMS) finalized rules for integrated behavioral health services payment.
Collaborative care is beneficial to primary care providers and their patients because it offers access to experts, the collaboration of a team, and improved behavioral health care.