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Dr. Raney is a member of the American Psychiatric Association
Council on Healthcare Systems and Finance, and Chair of the APA's
Workgroup on Integrated Care. She is a Senior Clinical Instructor in
the Department of Family Medicine at the University of Colorado,
Denver School of Medicine, and former Medical Director for Axis
Health System in Durango, Colorado. Dr. Raney is a principal with
Health Management Associates.
"I think of Lori's work with the APA as being model
for creating a tipping point in the profession of
psychiatry...through a very aggressive and focused plan,
she and the integrated care group have worked to create
excitement in the early implementers and open minds
in the skeptics. Their work was tied into the Council
on Healthcare systems and finance to give it a place to
tie into APA leadership, but it is a kind of example of
"disruptive technology" in APA."
Bringing Primary Care and
Behavioral Health Together...
The Future of Health Care
Anita Everett MD, DFAFA
Community and General Psychiatry
Johns Hopkins Bayveiw Medical Center
Dr. Raney established Collaborative Care Consulting
to promote a flexible approach for Primary Care and
Behavioral Health integration, while defining
expanded roles for psychiatrists and primary care
physicians in integrated/collaborative health care.
"Integrated Care is a structured approach to health
care delivery, where general medical and behavioral
health conditions are treated concurrently. The
evidence base indicates that it improves outcomes,
helps contain costs, and increases both patient &
Lori Raney, M.D.
Lori Raney, M.D.
"In recognition of her constant clinical
educational and advocacy leadership in
Dr Raney receives a "Special Presidential
Commendation bestowed with gratitude"
at the Americal Psychiatric Association
168th Annual Meeting. Toronto, Canada
Paul Summergrad, M.D.