This Week's Challenge: The PHQ-9, the nine-item depression scale of the Patient Health Questionnaire, is the top behavioral health screening tool, according to the 2015 Healthcare Benchmarks: Integrating Behavioral Health and Primary Care. The survey also identifies other behavioral screening tools healthcare organizations use.
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