The role of a primary care provider (PCP) in Collaborative Care is to oversee all aspects of the patient's care in close consultation and collaboration with the patient's care manager and designated psychiatric consultant.
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Five reasons why collaborative care is beneficial to primary care providers and their patients.
Primary care providers identify and engage patients in collaborative care, make diagnoses, and treat patients. This handout describes the role of the PCP in more detail.
A group of primary care providers participating in an integrated mental health program in primary care clinics were surveyed to learn about their experiences. The findings suggest areas for improvement in future implementations.