News & Updates

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. 

September 26, 2013
Puget Sound Business Journal

Article about the University of Washington's pioneering money-saving approach to psychiatric care taking off across the country as health care providers prepare to comply with the Affordable Care Act (ACA).

October 3, 2013
The Record, KUOW

Anna Ratzliff, MD, PhD, talks with The Record's Steve Scher about Collaborative Care.

May 20, 2013
MarketWatch, The Wall Street Journal

The AIMS Center will help implement Collaborative Care/IMPACT in medically underserved, rural, low-income communities as part of a Social Innovation Grant received by the John A. Hartford Foundation.

May 3, 2013
Psychiatric News

A comprehensive report on the role of psychiatry in health system reform, delivered to the APA Board of Trustees, emphasized the importance of emerging models of integrated or collaborative care. The Collaborative Care model is presented along with work by the AIMS Center.