CQC Webinar – Behavioral Health Integration: Telehealth Promising Practices

Integrating behavioral health into primary care is essential for health care providers looking to deliver patient-centered, high-quality whole person care. Telehealth can be an essential tool to support integration for care teams as well as patients. On Wednesday, May 25, the Purchaser Business Group on Health’s California Quality Collaborative (CQC) hosted a webinar highlighting on-the-ground lessons around behavioral health integration, and understand opportunities around effective virtual care. Ellie Lopez, Director of Integrated Health Services at Borrego Health, will share Borrego’s experience integrating behavioral health into primary care, and operational examples highlighting how hybrid in-person and virtual care effectively can support integration.

Featured presenter included:

  • Ellie Lopez, Director of Integrated Health Services at Borrego Health

During this webinar, participants:

  • Heard successful practices and challenges from one organization’s journey toward behavioral health integration into primary care
  • Understood considerations for effectively using telehealth to meet patients’ behavioral health needs 
  • Prioritized what small/medium practices and provider organization can do in the near future to start integration 
  • Reviewed technical assistance resources and upcoming opportunities supporting behavioral health integration 


CQC’s Resilient Primary Care Webinar Series is for provider organizations, typically medical groups and independent practice associations as well as mid-sized practices.

Webinar Recording and Slides:


Begins: May 25, 2022
Ends: May 25, 2022