Betty A Ackerman

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OBJECTIVE To inform the design of future informatics systems that support the chronic care model. STUDY DESIGN We describe the development and functionality of a decision support system for the chronic care model of depression treatment, known as collaborative care. Dissemination of evidence-based collaborative care models has been slow, and fidelity to(More)
Within the context of depression care, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has an ongoing depression care manager (DCM) training program. The VA has already trained approximately 50 DCMs and plans to continue DCM training to facilitate the integration of primary care and mental health care. This article provides an overview of the role of a DCM,(More)
In a recent study, it was reported that incidental lighting within the newborn intensive care unit setting may play a role in the development of retinopathy of prematurity. Consequently, the routine clinical management in the intensive care nursery at Yale-New Haven Hospital was modified to include shielding each premature infant's isolette, thereby(More)
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