Accountable care is one of the five Collaborative Care principles stating that providers are accountable and reimbursed for quality care and clinical outcomes.
Measurement-Based Treatment to Target is one of the Collaborative Care principles stating that each patient's treatment plan should clearly articulate personal goals and clinical outcomes should routinely be measured by evidence-based tools.
Patient-Centered Team Care is one of the five Collaborative Care principles stating that primary care and behavioral health providers must collaborate effectively using shared care plans incorporating patient goals.
This study implemented an adapted version of the Improving Mood-Promoting Access to Collaborative Treatment (IMPACT) trial into a large HMO setting. Using this Collaborative Care method in a real-life application achieved similar results to the original research trial.
A video demonstrating a care manager talking with a patient about antidepressants.
This study focused on comparing the results of collaborative depression care adapted to obstetrics and gyencology with usual care. It was found that Collaborative Care in obstetrics and gynecology was feasible and significantly more effective than regular care in improving mental health.
The authors present examples of programs educating psychiatry residents to work in integrated healthcare settings.
Both medication and brief psychotherapy techniques can be used in primary care to alleviate depression, one of the most common conditions treated by a Collaborative Care team.
Use this worksheet to organize what resources you need and who is responsible for getting things done in order for you to launch Collaborative Care. Use as part of Step 2 in our Implementation Guide, Planning for Clinical Practice Change.