Emma C Gilchrist

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BACKGROUND Racial, ethnic, and geographical health disparities have been widely documented in the United States. However, little attention has been directed towards disparities associated with integrated behavioral health and primary care services. METHODS Access to behavioral health professionals among primary care physicians was examined using(More)
PURPOSE To examine the interrelationship among behavioral health clinician (BHC) staffing, scheduling, and a primary care practice's approach to delivering integrated care. METHODS Observational cross-case comparative analysis of 17 primary care practices in the United States focused on implementation of integrated care. Practices varied in size,(More)
PURPOSE This study sought to describe features of the physical space in which practices integrating primary care and behavioral health care work and to identify the arrangements that enable integration of care. METHODS We conducted an observational study of 19 diverse practices located across the United States. Practice-level data included field notes(More)
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