The AIMS Center played an integral role in setting up a technical assistance team to provide on-site technical assistance to six sites and web-based technical assistance (webinars and online tools) to the remaining sites. Dr. Lloyd Sederer looks at the implementation challenges, successes, and what can be done to ensure Collaborative Care in the future.
A column describing recent policy and program initiatives implemented by the New York State Office of Mental Health to enhance integration of general medical and behavioral health services throughout the state public mental health system. Mentions the Collaborative Care Model, IMPACT, and the AIMS Center.
A checklist of the core principles and components of effective integrated behavioral health care.
This study shows that military veterans diagnosed with posttraumatic stress disorder and living in rural areas improved their clinical outcomes using a telemedicine Collaborative Care model.
This study looked at the effectiveness of depression treatment in Type 2 diabetes patients using the Collaborative Care model and a follow-up method of treatment. The patients who were treated with the Collaborative Care model showed improvements in their depressive symptoms.
This study looks at Collaborative Care as an effective treatment for patients with cancer.
This study looks at the effect that integrated care, specifically IMPACT, has on depressed patients with cancer in the primary care setting.
STEPS-UP (Stepped Enhancement of PTSD Services Using Primary Care) is the first randomized effectiveness trial of behavioral and mental health within the US Military Health System.
The Behavioral Health Integration Implementation Guide is the most recent addition to the landmark series of Safety Net Medical Home Initiative implementation guides produced by Qualis Health to help primary care practices become Patient-Centered Medical Homes (PCMH).
Wayne Katon, MD ponders the possible ramifications of not integrating mental health care into primary care and the overwhelming evidence in support of doing so. Recorded at the National Summit Meeting on Integrated Mental Health Care hosted by the AIMS Center in 2011.