Tom Insel, MD devotes his monthly blog to collaborative care for people with severe and persistent mental illness (MI). Collaborative Care is highlighted.
In the News
The University of Washington published a press release about a two-day summit aimed to generate a national road map for integrating mental health and primary care in patient-centered medical homes.
The University of Washington reported on how IMPACT Care is more effective than standard care in managing depression among older cancer patients. Includes quotes from Jürgen Unützer and Jesse Fann.
United Press International (UPI) reported on the effectiveness of IMPACT care compared to standard care in managing depression among older cancer patients.
Implementation of collaborative care for the 20 percent of Medicaid beneficiaries with depression could save the program approximately $15 billion a year. First in a series of articles on integrated care.
Collaborative care can be “a part of what you do, or it can be all of what you do,” says one expert. “For most of us, it is part of what we do.” This is the third in a series on integrated care.