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Posted by Joanna Conti on Dec 14, 2017 in Improving Addiction Treatment

The behavioral health care industry has been far behind other areas of health care in using patient-reported data to improve treatment results.  But 2018 is the year this is going to change!

Posted by Joanna Conti on Dec 07, 2017 in Progress Monitoring

It is important to consider how you will prove to the Joint Commission that you are using patient monitoring to inform clinical care.

Posted by Joanna Conti on Nov 21, 2017 in Progress Monitoring

Many treatment programs incorrectly believe they’re already in compliance with the Joint Commission's outcome measures standard going into effect on January 1, 2018.

Posted by Joanna Conti on Aug 22, 2017 in Progress Monitoring

Ready to start using Progress Monitoring to help your clinicians provide better care?  You can be receiving patient-reported data within a few hours!

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.   INSIGHT Addiction™ and INSIGHT Behavioral™ make compliance almost effortless.

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?