Laderman M, Mate K. Integrating Behavioral Health into Primary Care. Healthcare Executive. 2014 Mar/Apr;29(2):74-77.
Health care organizations increasingly
understand the value of identifying
and treating patients with medical
and behavioral issues in a more integrated
fashion. This article discusses ideas for overcoming common challenges; presents a set of Collaborative
Care Components for Integrated Care that have shown results in reducing cost and improving
outcomes and satisfaction; and describes layers of service in full-spectrum integrated care.