The authors compared treatment of depression using measurement-based care to usual depression treatment. The study found that significantly more patients who received treatment with a measurement-based approach had higher response rates and acheived remission more quickly than those who received usual care.
treatment to target
Measurement-based treatment to target is one of the core principles of good behavioral health integration, rooted in the research base of collaborative care.
An example of a paper-based tracking system that can be used to fulfill one of the core principles of Collaborative Care, measurement-based, treatment-to-target.