Telemedicine-Based Collaborative Care

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Program/Intervention Name

Telemedicine-Based Collaborative Care


Adult mental health, Trauma Treatment

Program/Intervention Description

Aims to improve depression outcomes (remission and response to medication treatment ) of individuals in rural primary care clinics. Treatment occurs through partnerships with on-site non-physician primary care providers (Physician's Assistant) and off-site mental health specialists using technologies such as telephone, interactive video, and internet.

Intervention Target Population Identified (Age Group)


Program Goals/Outcomes

Medication adherence, increased treatment response, reduction in remission, increased health-related quality of life, increased cost effectiveness

QIC Target Group

General - 3

QIC Adoption/Guardianship Relevance Levels

LEVEL 5: Other Human Services

QIC level of Evidence

LEVEL 1: Effective and proven by Research

Intervention Web Site/URL

Contact Person/Purveyor

John Fortney, PhD


Penn State University

Contact Email

Contact Phone

(501) 257-1726

External Links (Registry/Other Catalog)