News & Updates

October 6, 2012
Psychiatric News Alert

Dr. Unützer talks about psychiatry in integrated care at APA's Institute on Psychiatric Services. “In a Collaborative Care model, we as psychiatrists can help our colleagues in primary care make a big difference and improve the lives of the patients they are seeing.”

July 25, 2012
The New York Times

Jürgen Unützer talks about improving depression care for older patients in primary care settings.

May 2012
The John A. Hartford Foundation's Annual Report

Three patients who participated in the IMPACT study were interviewed for the John A. Hartford Foundation's 2011 annual report.

March 28, 2012
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

Jürgen Unützer, AIMS Center Director, discusses dissemination of the IMPACT model.

September 6, 2011
NIMH Director's Blog

Tom Insel, MD devotes his monthly blog to collaborative care for people with severe and persistent mental illness (MI). Collaborative Care is highlighted.

April 29, 2011
UW Today

The University of Washington published a press release about a two-day summit aimed to generate a national road map for integrating mental health and primary care in patient-centered medical homes.

October 22, 2009
UW Today

The University of Washington reported on how IMPACT Care is more effective than standard care in managing depression among older cancer patients. Includes quotes from Jürgen Unützer and Jesse Fann. 

October 22, 2009
United Press International (UPI)

United Press International (UPI) reported on the effectiveness of IMPACT care compared to standard care in managing depression among older cancer patients.

July 10, 2013
Psychiatric News

Implementation of collaborative care for the 20 percent of Medicaid beneficiaries with depression could save the program approximately $15 billion a year. First in a series of articles on integrated care.

August 14, 2013
Psychiatric News

Collaborative care can be “a part of what you do, or it can be all of what you do,” says one expert. “For most of us, it is part of what we do.” This is the third in a series on integrated care.