A population-based approach to health care helps ensure that no patient falls through the cracks. Employing a technology tool that tracks clinical outcomes for caseloads of patients and supports systematic changes in treatment for patients who are not improving as expected is an essential piece of all successful integrated behavioral health care implementations.
The PHQ-9 is a depression scale consisting of nine questions. The PHQ-9 can be used as a tool for diagnosing depression as well as for monitoring the patient’s treatment.
Five reasons why collaborative care is beneficial to primary care providers and their patients.
Use this checklist to help you think about your organization's ability to successfully implement integrated care.
A summary of commonly prescribed psychotropic medications used in primary care.
This training module explores the role of the psychiatric consultant on a Collaborative Care team. Primarily intended for the psychiatric consultant but relevant to the entire clinical team. 22 minutes.
Describes the care manager’s role as part of a Collaborative Care team including team communication, patient engagement, treatment options, and patient outcome tracking. Primarily intended for care managers but relevant to the entire clinical team. 39 minutes.
A training module that describes the role of the primary care provider as part of a Collaborative Care team. Primarily for PCPs but relevant to the entire clinical team. 23 minutes.
A guide to building a clinical team and developing an effective clinical workflow.
The APA's 7-module, 2-part training course, developed in partnership with the AIMS Center, trains psychiatrists in collaborative care consultation psychiatry.