Depressed teens can be helped with Collaborative Care.
A discussion of five key lessons learned from successful implementations.
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New literature review looks at HIT's role in integrated care.
Jürgen Unützer explores common problems when integrating care.
New research shows Collaborative Care is effective in women's health care.
Erin Hafer is the Manager of New Programs Integration at Community Health Plan of Washington, a not-for-profit organization founded by local community health centers. Over the past six years, she has overseen the implementation of Collaborative Care in nearly 150 community health centers across the state of Washington as part of the Mental Health Integration Program. Erin recently spoke to us about her experiences.
Elizabeth is a 66 year old woman who was a patient in the original IMPACT Trial. She had been suffering from depression for 20 years and had tried to protect herself from her pain through isolation. With the help of her care manager, Rita, Elizabeth began to trust others. “Rita helped me to open up and feel like a person again. She came into my life to save my life. She’s an angel to me." Read Elizabeth's story, courtesy of the John A. Hartford Foundation, funders of the IMPACT trial.
A new study says Collaborative Care can prevent heart attacks and stroke.
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