Collaborative Care for Patients with Depression and Chronic Illnesses

"Patients with depression and poorly controlled diabetes, coronary heart disease, or both have an increased risk of adverse outcomes and high health care costs. [The authors] conducted a study to determine whether coordinated care management of multiple conditions improves disease control in these patients."

Click here to read the full article published in the New England Journal of Medicine.  This and other great resources on integrated health care are available in the Health Care Integration Resources and CBHC Online Behavioral Health Library sections of this website.