—¢ Team-based care relies on effective collaboration between primary care providers and mental health providers.
—¢ Mental health patients are tracked in a registry: no one "falls through the cracks."
—¢ Measurable treatment goals and outcomes are defined and tracked for each patient.
—¢ Treatments are changed until the clinical goals are achieved.
—¢ Treatments used are evidence based.
—¢ The delivery system is accountable and reimbursed according to quality of care, clinical outcomes, and patient satisfaction,
not just the volume of care provided.
Source: AIMS Center/University of Washington, 2011
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