In the News

February 10, 2014
Psychiatric News Alert

An impressive new benefit of collaborative care for depression has been identified that can slash the risk of fatal and nonfatal heart attacks and strokes in older individuals without preexisting heart disease.

January 11, 2014
The Seattle Times

In this op-ed to the Seattle Times, Wayne Katon and Jürgen Unützer write about the importance of grasping opportunities to innovate and implement integrated care programs and talk about the state of Washington having the potential to serve as a model for the rest of the country.

January 29, 2014
Psychiatric News

Collaborative care presents new opportunities for psychiatrists to contribute to the evolving health care system. Curricula that teach psychiatric residents how to work effectively with primary care providers, like the one being developed by the authors of this column, will help us build a new behavioral health workforce ready to care for the millions of people with common mental disorders who have limited access to mental health specialists.

December 27, 2013
Psychiatric News

Amy Bauer, M.D., M.S., shares her thoughts as an early-career psychiatrist who has worked in several integrated care settings, noting her appreciation for the diversity of her clients.

December 16, 2013

American Psychiatric Association president Jeffrey A. Lieberman, MD, talks about Collaborative Care as a solution for the psychiatrist shortage in the context of the Affordable Care Act.

December 3, 2013
Psychiatric News

Wayne Katon, an early innovator of Collaborative Care, shares his perspective on 30 years of work in the field.

October 28, 2013
Psychiatric News

Jürgen Unützer's inaugural column, "Psychiatry and Integrated Care," talks about the need for reaching more people with common mental health conditions in primary care settings and how the Collaborative Care model can help.

November 12, 2013
Psychiatric News

Jeffrey Lieberman, President of the APA, strongly endorses Collaborative Care as the future of psychiatry in a column co-written with Jürgen Unützer.

October 11, 2013
Psychiatric News

Anna Ratzliff is interviewed about the teaching components inherent in Collaborative Care for a psychiatrist as well as her work training residents and established practicing psychiatrists in the role of a psychiatric consultant.

September 24, 2013
The Wall Street Journal

Providers take integrated approach, with patient numbers set to jump under new law and psychiatrists in short supply. Includes quotes from Drs. Unutzer, Ratzliff, and Katon.