Aims & Scope
The primary aim of the Journal of Integrated Primary Care is to disseminate research and best practices related to integrated primary care, including assessment, consultation, intervention, and collaborative delivery models. Specifically, this journal aims to:
1) Publish cutting-edge observational and experimental studies of integrated care treatment approaches for conditions commonly addressed through multidisciplinary care strategies, including (but not limited to): chronic pain and headache, treatment adherence, obesity/weight management, diabetes management, substance use disorders, depression/anxiety, hypertension, psychosocial concerns including high risk patients (suicidal or homicidal ideation, child/elder/domestic abuse), cardiovascular conditions, and ADHD;
2) Disseminate findings or program evaluations focused on the delivery of integrated primary or the inter-professional education of the integrated care workforce;
3) Expand the knowledge base, via quantitative or qualitative research methodologies, regarding provider and patient experiences of integrated primary care, with a particular interest in low-income, traditionally underserved, and BIPOC patients and members of the workforce; and
4) Evaluate practice models, community partnership programs, and inter-professional education initiatives that encompass the principles of integrated care.