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EVIDENCE-BASED CARE FOR DEPRESSION
IN MAINE: DISSEMINATION OF THE
KAISER PERMANENTE NURSE
Brian Pearson, M.H.S., Steven E. Katz, M.D., Valerie Soucie,
L.P.N., Enid Hunkeler, M.A., Joel Meresman, Ph.D., Ted
Rooney, M.P.H., R.N., and Benjamin C. Amick III, Ph.D.
This paper describes the program model, implementation and preliminary re-
sults from a dissemination of a nurse case management program for treating
depression in primary care. The program design was modeled after the Kaiser
Permanente Nurse TeleCare program, which in a randomized clinical trial had
Brian Pearson, M.H.S., is afﬁliated with the Maine Health Information Center,
Steven E. Katz, M.D., is afﬁliated with New York University, School of Medicine, New
Valerie Soucie, L.P.N., is afﬁliated with the Maine Health Information Center,
Enid Hunkeler, M.A., is afﬁliated with the Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente
Medical Care Program, Northern California Region, Oakland, CA.
Joel Meresman, Ph.D., is afﬁliated with the Department of Psychiatry, Kaiser Perma-
nente Medical Care Program, Northern California Region, Santa Clara, CA.
Ted Rooney, M.P.H., R.N., is afﬁliated with Health and Work Outcomes, Brunswick,
Benjamin C. Amick III, Ph.D., is afﬁliated with University of Texas Health Sciences
Center—Houston, School of Public Health, Houston, TX.
Address correspondence to Brian Pearson, Maine Health Information Center, P.O. Box
360, Manchester, Maine 04351; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
2003 Human Sciences Press, Inc.