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1. "Establishing the Research Agenda for Collaborative Care" (Miller, Kessler, and Peek)
- Gaps in the literature.
- Confusion about terminology while asking research questions; creation of a lexicon for use at the research conference.
- The AHRQ-sponsored research conference itself.
- Two generations of empirical research questions—descriptive and evaluative.
Two arrows are pointing up from papers two and three with the words "Creating a research agenda for collaborative care."
2. "A Framework for Collaborative Care Metrics" (Kessler and Miller)
- Problems providing mental health care in medical settings; gaps in the literature; importance of common language for creating metrics.
- The need for specific metrics, not only components and functionalities defined in the lexicon.
- Specific metrics for functionalities defined in the lexicon.
A left-directional arrow is pointing from paper three to paper two.
3. "A Collaborative Care Lexicon for Asking Practice and Research Development Questions" (Peek)
- Stumbling over terms—difficulty asking consistently understood practice or research questions while planning the research conference.
- Lessons from the history of science—the need for conceptual development in emerging fields.
- The use of published methods for creating a consensus lexicon for the research conference.
- The lexicon itself.
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