Integrating Generic Health Outcomes Monitoring and Depression Screening
In a panel discussion session entitled “PHQ-9: Is it a Good Match for Integrated Primary Care?,” at the annual meeting of the Society of Behavioral Medicine, Dr. Ware will summarize how the adoption of measures used in the routine monitoring of generic physical and mental health outcomes can be used to more efficiently screen and manage patients in greatest need of mental and behavioral health services. The session will be chaired by Jennifer S. Funderburk, PhD from the VA Center for Integrated Healthcare. Other panelists will include Kurt Kroenke, MD, co-developer of the PHQ-9, and Rodger S. Kessler, PhD, an expert researcher on integrated care. The discussion will be led and summarized by William Douglas Tynan, PhD, a leader within the American Psychological Association on integrated health care.
John Ware Research Group (JWRG) is a privately held company founded in 2009 by John E. Ware, Jr., PhD to continue innovative research to improve patient-reported outcome (PRO) tools for use in population health surveys, clinical research and clinical practice worldwide.
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