Workgroup: Integration of Mental Health Care and Primary CareDate
December 13, 2013
9:00 AM (ET) – 4:00 PM (ET)
The Improving Healthcare Systems (IHS) program convened a multi-disciplinary workgroup to discuss Integration of Mental Health Care and Primary Care. The purpose of the meeting was to identify unanswered questions that are important to patients and other stakeholders when bringing together two oft-separated essential health practices. Compared to non-integrated care, what is the effect of primary care integrated with mental health care on mental health symptoms, medication use, and other patient-centered outcomes?