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Collaborative Care (CoCM) – Clinical and Financial Opportunities for Healthcare Organizations and Providers

September 14, 2023 @ 8:00 am 9:00 am CDT

This webinar offers primary care providers an introduction to Collaborative Care education and the Collaborative Care model (an evidence-based model to identify and treat patients with depression and anxiety in primary care). In over 80 randomized controlled trials, Collaborative Care was found to be more effective than care as usual in primary care settings. Collaborative Care has also been established as a more cost-effective way to manage treatment in primary care. Participants will learn about the patient-centered and evidence-based care practices of Collaborative Care treatment.

Presenter: Dr. Virna Little is the Co-Founder of Concert Health and the co-founder of Zero Overdose. She is an internationally known speaker for her work in integrating primary care and behavioral health, developing sustainable integrated delivery systems and suicide prevention. Dr. Little is an expert in CoCM and provides technical assistance to organizations and states around the country integrating primary care and behavioral health. She has been recognized with awards from the Society for Social Work Leaders in Health Care, National Association of Social Workers, Community Health Center Network of New York, and others.