A relapse prevention plan helps patients identify when depression may be starting to return so they can get help sooner – before the symptoms get bad -- and to remind them what has worked in the past to help them feel better.
This literature review examines how the integration of health information technologies with integrated models of care, such as Collaborative Care, could improve chronic disease care for patients.
A care manager worksheet used for scheduling activities for the patient.
Describes participants’ experiences with training on, and implementation of, a Collaborative Care mental health approach for treating depression and anxiety in postdisaster New Orleans.
Population-Based Care is one of five principles of Collaborative Care stating that the Care Team shares a defined group of patients tracked in a registry to ensure that no one falls through the cracks.
Evidence-Based Care is one of the five principles of Collaborative Care stating that patients should be offered treatments with credible research evidence to support their efficacy in treating the target condition.
Accountable care is one of the five Collaborative Care principles stating that providers are accountable and reimbursed for quality care and clinical outcomes.
Measurement-Based Treatment to Target is one of the Collaborative Care principles stating that each patient's treatment plan should clearly articulate personal goals and clinical outcomes should routinely be measured by evidence-based tools.
Patient-Centered Team Care is one of the five Collaborative Care principles stating that primary care and behavioral health providers must collaborate effectively using shared care plans incorporating patient goals.
This study implemented an adapted version of the Improving Mood-Promoting Access to Collaborative Treatment (IMPACT) trial into a large HMO setting. Using this Collaborative Care method in a real-life application achieved similar results to the original research trial.