The Care Management Tracking System (CMTS) is a full-featured and customizable web application for behavioral health caseload management. It has been used in dozens of implementation and research projects in 24 states throughout the US and Canada, helping over 100,000 patients receive better care.
Below includes selected research and implementation projects that have used CMTS to track and improve patient outcomes.
Project Funder(s): Washington State Legislature, Community Health Plan of Washington (CHPW), and Public Health - Seattle & King County
MHIP helps low income or safety net populations throughout the state of Washington by integrating high quality mental health treatment into primary care settings using Collaborative Care.
Project Date(s): 07/01/2014 – 12/01/2017
Project Funder(s): Archstone Foundation
Many older adults are reluctant to seek depression treatment yet may participate in community-based programs or have close relationships with family and friends. This project explores different ways of engaging older adults in the treatment of depression.
Project Funder(s): The John A. Hartford Foundation through a grant from the Corporation for Community and National Service (Social Innovation Fund)
Poor mental health is a major public health issue that robs millions of people of their chance to lead healthy and productive lives. Depression alone doubles overall healthcare costs, worsens other medical conditions, and results in a staggering loss of productivity at work. In underserved rural areas in the WWAMI (Washington, Wyoming, Alaska, Montana and Idaho) region, a severe shortage of mental health providers compounds these problems.
Project Date(s): 06/01/2012 – 05/01/2015
Project Funder(s): Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) / Center for Medicare & Medicaid Innovation (CMMI)
COMPASS is a collaborative care model designed to treat patients in primary care experiencing depression as well as diabetes and/or cardiovascular disease.
Project Date(s): 11/01/2015 – 11/01/2015
The Collaborative Care Medicaid Program (CCMP) is a program helping clinics in New York to fully integrate behavioral health screening and treatment into primary care settings and to provide reimbursement for those services.
Project Date(s): 06/01/2013 – 12/01/2019
Project Funder(s): Eitel Foundation
This project examined depression care and clinical outcomes for perinatal women treated in clinics serving racially diverse low-income populations.
Project Date(s): 10/01/2008 – 08/01/2014
Project Funder(s): A combination of public and commercial billing and support from the UW academic health care system.
BHIP uses Collaborative Care to bring mental health treatment into UW Neighborhood Clinics, a system of primary care clinics located throughout greater Seattle.
Project Date(s): 01/01/1998 – 12/01/2002
In the largest treatment trial for depression to date, a team of researchers led by Dr. Jürgen Unützer followed 1,801 depressed, older adults from 18 diverse primary care clinics across the United States for two years.
Project Date(s): 10/01/2012 – 09/01/2015
Project Funder(s): New York Office of Mental Health
The New York State Collaborative Care Initiative helped primary care residents learn how to effectively practice team-based care to treat mental health conditions, a skill that has become increasingly important as integrated care becomes more widespread.
Project Date(s): 02/01/2014 – 02/01/2014
Project Funder(s): Institute for Clinical Systems Improvement (ICSI), National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)
DIAMOND was a collaborative effort of 9 health plans, 25 medical groups, and over 80 primary care clinics in Minnesota to implement and study Collaborative Care for depression.
A pilot program attempting to determine whether integrated mental health care can be effective given the unique challenges faced by primary care clinics in Alaska.
Project Date(s): 01/01/2014 – 01/01/2014
Project Funder(s): Hogg Foundation for Mental Health
The AIMS Center provided training and coaching to five primary care organizations in Texas to implement integrated care for the two mental health conditions most commonly encountered in primary care: depression and anxiety disorders.
Project Date(s): 01/01/2016 – 12/01/2016
Project Funder(s): New York State Office of Mental Health
The New York State Office of Mental Health selected 19 Delivery System Reform Incentive Program clinics to participate in a year-long learning network where clinics are encouraged to build relationships and learn from one another throughout training from the AIMS Center and Qualis Health.