The AHRQ Academy Web Portal
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The AHRQ Academy Web Portal

Welcome to AHRQ’s Academy for Integrating Behavioral Health and Primary Care. This video provides an overview of the wide variety of products and resources available on the Academy Web Portal.

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The Integration Playbook
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The Integration Playbook

The Integration Playbook is an online interactive guide to integrating behavioral health into primary and other ambulatory care settings, available on the Academy Web Portal.  This video highlights the Playbook’s content areas and features that can help practices implement integrated care in their settings.

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Importance of a Solid Collaborative Care Team in Primary Care Clinics - Part 1

Dr. Baird describes how once providers have experienced the benefits of integrated services, they recognize that they can provide better treatment to their patients if they work with other team members who have skills and expertise beyond their own.  

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Systematic Screening is Essential to Identify the Full Range of Patient Needs

Systematic screening is essential to identify the full range of patient needs, particularly, ones that are difficult to articulate such as mental health issues.

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Successfully Integrating Behavioral Health in Primary Care Settings Requires Teamwork

Successful integrated healthcare relies primarily on the teamwork of three professionals: primary care clinicians, behavioral health clinicians, and care managers/coordinators. 

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Importance of a Solid Collaborative Care Team in Primary Care Clinics - Part 2

Patients often present in primary care with a whole host of problems that are often not addressed in traditional primary care settings.  

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Translating Research Evidence to Daily Practice for Behavioral Health and Primary Care

Research continues to guide efforts to integrate behavioral health and primary care, and the proper translation of this evidence into everyday practice is critical.  

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Using Web Tools (Such as The Academy) to Help Practices Change Health Care Delivery

The Academy for Integrating Behavioral Health in Primary Care sponsored by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) is an important online tool for those interested in changing health care.  

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Integrating Behavioral Health and Primary Care as a Comprehensive Way to Deliver Patient Care

Health care policy is the backbone upon which we can create and support effective and comprehensive ways of delivering patient care. Health care policy is the backbone upon which we can create and support effective and comprehensive ways of delivering patient care. 

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The Successes of an Integrated Primary Care Practice

The success of an integrated primary care practice depends wholly on three critical components. 

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Implementation of Measurement-based Practices Enables Professionals to Guide Treatment Decisions

Dr. Unützer discusses the three key outcomes gleaned from 20 years of research, practice and over 70 publications in integrated care: improved patient experience and health outcomes and lower healthcare costs, also known as the “The Triple Aim.” 

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