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This article presents ways to address the challenges of implementing collaborative care in low- and middle-income countries using experiences from three large-scale implementations in India and Nepal.

A literature review, led by John Fortney, PhD, examined theoretical and empirical support for measurement-based care (MBC) and found that MBC is at a tipping point in the mental health care field. 

The video, "A Tipping Point for Measurement-Based Care," created by the University of Washington Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, summarizes this literature review.

This observational study found that antipsychotic prescribing fell significatly across Washington State following the implementation of child and adolescent psychiatry consultation services. 

"A Tipping Point for Measurement-Based Care" is a video created by the University of Washington Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences. This video summarizes the findings of Dr. John Fortney's literature review that examined theoretical and empirical support for measurement-based care. 

It is important to consider all the ways in which delivering effective, measurement-based integrated behavioral health treatment will add value to your organization. This resource can help you think about common domains of integrated care as you plan to launch your model of care.

Suicidal risk assessment when question #9 (thoughts that you would be better off dead, or of hurting yourself) on the PHQ-9 depression screener is positive.

This article reviewed data from the Washington State Mental Health Integration Program and found that value-based payment resulted in improved fidelity to the collaborative care model and depression outcimes in patients. 

An example psychiatric consultation services agreement between a Community Mental Health Center and a Federally Qualified Health Center for organizations that may be interested in contracting for psychiatric consultation services.

Please note: Contract language and template example is provided with permission from Valley Cities Behavioral Health Care.

An article published in the New England Journal of Medicine discusses the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Sevices' payment codes for behavioral health integration.

This meta-analysis reviewed existing literature on the effectiveness of collaborative care interventions on depression symptoms for patients with cancer.

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