Byatt, who is the medical director for MCPAP
for Moms, a rollout of the new project should take place in the spring.
Many of these initial phone calls led to an outpatient consultation for the patient with the MCPAP team's psychiatrist or an advanced practice registered nurse (combined, 28%) or psychotherapist (15%).
The MCPAP teams also logged 702 "educational encounters" during the study period, including discussions on child psychiatry with PCCs either at their practices or over the phone, and conducted several day-long and haft-day conferences on pediatric mental health topics.
Joseph Gold, one of the codirectors of MCPAP, said in an interview.
MCPAP is currently covering 757,000 children, or 51% of the children and adolescents in the state, Dr.