In the News

September 24, 2013
The Wall Street Journal

Providers take integrated approach, with patient numbers set to jump under new law and psychiatrists in short supply. Includes quotes from Drs. Unutzer, Ratzliff, and Katon. 

September 26, 2013
Puget Sound Business Journal

Article about the University of Washington's pioneering money-saving approach to psychiatric care taking off across the country as health care providers prepare to comply with the Affordable Care Act (ACA).

October 3, 2013
The Record, KUOW

Anna Ratzliff, MD, PhD, talks with The Record's Steve Scher about Collaborative Care.

May 24, 2013
UW Medicine Online News

The University of Washington reported on how the AIMS Center will help five nonprofit primary care clinics in the WWAMI region implement effective mental healthcare for depressed adults and evaluate the effects of this care as part of a two year, $2 million Social Innovation Fund (SIF) grant.

May 20, 2013
MarketWatch, The Wall Street Journal

The AIMS Center will help implement Collaborative Care/IMPACT in medically underserved, rural, low-income communities as part of a Social Innovation Grant received by the John A. Hartford Foundation.

May 3, 2013
Psychiatric News

A comprehensive report on the role of psychiatry in health system reform, delivered to the APA Board of Trustees, emphasized the importance of emerging models of integrated or collaborative care. The Collaborative Care model is presented along with work by the AIMS Center.

October 6, 2012
Psychiatric News Alert

Dr. Unützer talks about psychiatry in integrated care at APA's Institute on Psychiatric Services. “In a Collaborative Care model, we as psychiatrists can help our colleagues in primary care make a big difference and improve the lives of the patients they are seeing.”

September 28, 2012
California Health Report

An article highlighting the IMPACT model for depression care.

July 25, 2012
The New York Times

Jürgen Unützer talks about improving depression care for older patients in primary care settings.

May 2012
The John A. Hartford Foundation's Annual Report

Three patients who participated in the IMPACT study were interviewed for the John A. Hartford Foundation's 2011 annual report.

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