AIMS Center Newsletter: Collaborations, October 2014.
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AIMS Center
October 2014

 Highlighted Resource

Use our visioning worksheet to create a a long-term, sustainable vision for a new Collaborative Care program, or to revisit the purpose of an existing one.

 Tip of the Month

Implementing Collaborative Care requires a complete organizational change. Planning and creating a clinical workflow can help figure out the exact process of what happens when a patient walks through the door.

In the News

American Journal of Managed Care
New study identifies nine important implementation factors needed for the success of Collaborative Care for depression.

National Council Magazine
Marc Avery, MD discusses five key lessons that have been learned in past behavioral health care integrations.


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AIMS Center Collaborates on New Implementation Resource

Qualis Health G.R.O.W Pathway
The G.R.O.W. Pathway from the Behavioral Health Integration Implementation Guide.
Courtesy of: Qualis Health.
A new guide from Qualis Health is designed to help primary care practices integrate behavioral health care. The guide provides clear guidance and concrete strategies on behavioral health integration including creating a vision, building integrated care teams, monitoring progress, and providing population-level accountability, particularly important for organizations implementing Collaborative Care.  >>> Read More

Featured Partnership

Qualis Health

The AIMS Center is proud to have partnered with Qualis Health on the development of the Behavioral Health Integration Implementation Guide. Based in Seattle, Qualis Health is one of the nation's leading population health management consulting organizations. Its mission is to generate, apply and disseminate knowledge to improve the quality of healthcare delivery and health outcomes and the organization is nationally recognized for its leadership and innovation in improving the health of individuals and populations. Qualis Health promotes collaborative relationships and works to find common ground among stakeholders.
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