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.
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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.”
An article highlighting the IMPACT model for depression care.
Jürgen Unützer talks about improving depression care for older patients in primary care settings.
Three patients who participated in the IMPACT study were interviewed for the John A. Hartford Foundation's 2011 annual report.
Jürgen Unützer, AIMS Center Director, discusses dissemination of the IMPACT model.
Care team members of the Behavioral Health Integration Program (BHIP) talk about Collaborative Care.
Tom Insel, MD devotes his monthly blog to collaborative care for people with severe and persistent mental illness (MI). Collaborative Care is highlighted.
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.