After experiencing symptoms of depression, Mindy found relief in the Elder Care Depression Team Program.
A summary of commonly prescribed psychotropic medications used in primary care.
Collaborative Care (CoCM) shown to achieve comparable or better depression outcomes in rural clinics that treat low-income patients. Introduction The gap between depression treatment needs and the available mental health workforce is particularly large in rural areas. Collaborative Care (CoCM) is an evidence-based approach that leverages limited mental health specialists for maximum population effect.
Collaborative care proven equally effective for rural American Indian and Alaska native people. Read the article here.
This observational study found that antipsychotic prescribing fell significatly across Washington State following the implementation of child and adolescent psychiatry consultation services.
Collaborative care management was shown to improve the time to remission and shorten the duration of depressive symptoms in patients diagnosed with depression.
Researchers evaluated clinician burnout and satisfaction in care for complex patients in the Care of Mental, Physical and Substance-Use Syndromes (COMPASS) initiative.
Care Managers in the Care of Mental, Physical and Substance-Use Syndromes (COMPASS) Initiative were surveyed to determine how the way they implemented COMPASS related to patient outcomes.
The authors compared treatment of depression using measurement-based care to usual depression treatment. The study found that significantly more patients who received treatment with a measurement-based approach had higher response rates and acheived remission more quickly than those who received usual care.
A retrospective cohort study determined the difference in remission time for depression patients being treated with usual care versus Collaborative Care.