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Use this worksheet to create a shared vision for a new Collaborative Care program, or to revisit the purpose of an existing one.

An overview of the basic steps needed to implement the Collaborative Care core model.

In the largest treatment trial for depression to date, a team of researchers led by Dr. Jürgen Unützer followed 1,801 depressed, older adults from 18 diverse primary care clinics across the United States for two years.

List of resources available to support training and ongoing use of the AIMS Center's Patient Tracking Spreadsheet

The workflow to support integrated behavioral health care models such as collaborative care is a data-driven process, requiring the care team to actively use a caseload management tool. It is important that these tools are used in conjunction with the practice’s electronic health record (EHR) if they are not already built into it. Patient tracking systems that support measurement-based care vary widely in their sophistication, functionality, cost, and scalability.

Options include:

Using a registry tool that tracks clinical outcomes for populations of patients and supports systematic changes in treatment for patients who are not improving as expected is an essential part of successful Collaborative Care programs.

This handout shows the differences between the two types of care given in the IMPACT trial, usual care and collaborative care.

Primary care providers identify and engage patients in collaborative care, make diagnoses, and treat patients. This handout describes the role of the PCP in more detail. 

Updated 11/20/19

A succinct collection of prescribing protocols for commonly prescribed psychotropic medications tailored to the outpatient setting.

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services released a fact sheet detailing the four G codes that can be used to bill for behavioral health integration (BHI) and collaborative care management (CoCM) services.

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