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Posted by Joanna Conti on Jun 15, 2017 in Progress Monitoring

A residential substance use disorder treatment facility decided to start using Progress Monitoring to quantify the effectiveness of its treatment.  In addition to achieving its objective, the research helped the center improve its treatment of patients with depression and eating disorders.

Posted by Kevin A. Wilson, Ph.D. on Apr 21, 2017 in Improving Addiction Treatment

Measurement-based care is the practice of gathering patient-reported data via symptom rating scales and using them to inform treatment. Advocated by leaders in behavioral health care for 20 years, SAMHSA recognizes MBC as evidence-based practice.

Posted by Joanna Conti on Apr 12, 2017 in Progress Monitoring

Yesterday’s Joint Commission webinar outlined why all accredited behavioral healthcare organizations are being required to start using Measurement-Based Care by January 1st as well as various compliance options. 

Posted by Joanna Conti on Mar 04, 2017 in Improving Addiction Treatment

In the last 10 years, the treatment lung cancer patients receive has improved drastically.  Can we use data to promote similar improvements in addiction treatment?

Posted by Joanna Conti on Dec 09, 2016 in Outcomes Research

You are undoubtedly well aware how useful it would be to measure the effectiveness of the treatment your center is providing.  Nonetheless, you’re probably not doing so.  As we prepare to welcome in a new year, isn’t it time to take your program to the next level?

Posted by Joanna Conti on Nov 08, 2016 in Progress Monitoring

The Joint Commission has announced that they will require all accredited behavioral health organizations to start using Measurement-Based Care by January 1, 2018.  Industry leaders aren't waiting.

Posted by Joanna Conti on Sep 10, 2016 in Progress Monitoring

With treatment center managers often overseeing dozens of patients, it can be difficult to know how each of them is progressing in treatment.  Vista’s INSIGHT Progress Monitoring products provide an effortless way to identify those patients who are struggling.

Posted by Joanna Conti on Jul 20, 2016 in Working with Payers

Most addiction treatment and behavioral health providers know that major change is coming to the industry, but few are making the preparations necessary to take advantage of it.