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.
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.
A guide to building a clinical team and developing an effective clinical workflow.
A list of administrative tasks to be considered when planning an integrated care implementation.
An introduction to collaborative care told through the powerful story of Daniel.
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.
List of resources available to support training and ongoing use of the AIMS Center's Patient Tracking Spreadsheet
Use this template to introduce your collaborative care team to patients.
The AIMS Center offers a Microsoft Excel®-based patient tracking spreadsheet for providers that takes minimal upfront investment and can support collaborative care functions such as patient and caseload progress tracking.
These guidelines will help care managers working in a care team approximate the size of their caseload based on the complexity of the clinic's population.