|TIDES||Action research partnership with formative evaluation|| ◆ Primary care, mental health, nursing and administrative leaders from three regional veterans health networks;|
◆ Experienced depression care researchers; and
◆ Depressed veterans.
|Study feasibility and safety of evidenced-based quality improvement for depression care. Steps included: 1) Adapt depression collaborative care models to VA settings through Evidence-Based Quality Improvement for Depression (EBQID); 2) Support and evaluate depression collaborative care implementation; and 3) Prepare for dissemination of depression improvement methods and materials throughout the VHA.|
|WAVES||Site-randomized controlled trial|| ◆ TIDES sites and matched control sites, and|
◆ Veterans enrolled in primary care clinics screened for depression.
|Implement & test depression collaborative care using TIDES evidence-based model.|
|COVES||Mixed method; administrative data analysis and qualitative interviews|| ◆ Stakeholders (patients, clinicians, administrators), and|
◆ Administrators of databases of veterans' records.
|Understand cost and value tradeoffs of TIDES implementation using VA cost information and semi-structured interviews with TIDES stakeholders.|
|ReTIDES||Regional demonstration project with program evaluation||
All levels of VHA administrative structure including:|
◆ Central Office,
◆ 4 regional health networks and administrative control networks,
◆ VA medical centers,
◆ Administrators, and
Support progress of TIDES collaborative care model toward national VHA implementation.|
Sustain and spread TIDES evidence-based depression care model to additional VHA sites