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The effect of behavioral health consultation on the care of depression by primary care clinicians.

  title={The effect of behavioral health consultation on the care of depression by primary care clinicians.},
  author={Neftali Serrano and Kimberley R. Monden},
  journal={WMJ : official publication of the State Medical Society of Wisconsin},
  volume={110 3},
  • Neftali Serrano, K. Monden
  • Published 1 June 2011
  • Medicine, Psychology
  • WMJ : official publication of the State Medical Society of Wisconsin
PURPOSE The aim of this study is to assess the impact of an integrated care model, called the Behavioral Health Consultation model, in the delivery of care for depression in an urban Federally Qualified Health Center, and to gauge the receptiveness of primary care clinicians to increasing their responsibility for the mental health care of their patients. METHODS We reviewed electronic medical records to measure referral rates to mental health specialty care, patient engagement in care… 

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