This paper by David J. Katzelnick, MD and Mark. D. Williams, MD explores large-scale dissemination of the Collaborative Care model. The authors agree that there is enough of an evidence-base proving that the model works and that the problem lies in the implementation science and dissemination knowledge base.
An example of what kind of metrics can be tracked in an integrated care implementation.
A description of the web-based data management system developed to support the IMPACT study, a multicenter trial of a disease management program for late-life depression in primary care.
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.
A relapse prevention plan helps patients identify when their mental health condition 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.
Educating your patients about Collaborative Care and what they can expect from it is crucial to having Collaborative Care work well. Patient engagement and ownership of their care plan are key aspects of Patient-Centered Team Care, one of the five principles of Collaborative Care. Use this template to introduce your Collaborative Care team in Spanish to patients. Also available in English.
An article that discusses integrating and adapting evidence-based psychotherapy into primary care settings. The authors synthesize past clinical trials that assess psychotherapy interventions within the constraints and competing demands of the primary care environment, consider barriers inhibiting widespread integration of psychotherapy, and identify future directions.
A randomized controlled trial that demonstrated the effectiveness of teleheatlh service model to treat ADHD in communities with limited access to specialty mental health services.
This handout shows the differences between the two types of care given in the IMPACT trial, usual care and Collaborative Care (called IMPACT care for the trial).
A group of primary care providers participating in an integrated mental health program in primary care clinics were surveyed to learn about their experiences. The findings suggest areas for improvement in future implementations.