Improving Addiction Treatment

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 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 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 Jan 25, 2016 in Improving Addiction Treatment

One of the evidence-based practices gaining strong support in addiction treatment is to provide counselors with information about how their clients are feeling that they can use to inform clinical care.