Outcomes Research

Posted by Joanna Conti on Oct 27, 2020 in Outcomes Research

The winners of this year's Excellence in Treatment awards are being honored this week at the Perspectives: A Time for Change virtual conference.   

Posted by Joanna Conti on Oct 08, 2020 in Outcomes Research

Many treatment centers spend hundreds of thousands of dollars annually on marketing to get prospective patients to pick up the phone. But they never think about how many of these prospects they’re losing because they can’t answer the second most-commonly-asked question of prospective patients -

Posted by Joanna Conti on Jul 10, 2020 in Outcomes Research

Vista Research Group often gets asked why we don’t report a treatment center’s abstinence success rate based solely upon the responses of the patients we reach post-treatment.

Posted by Nick Jaworski on Jun 01, 2020 in Outcomes Research

Treatment outcomes matter. More than simply for the purpose of promoting your program, they matter because great treatment has a high potential for saving lives.

Posted by Joanna Conti on Feb 24, 2020 in Outcomes Research

Academic research has shown that the process of monitoring how patients are feeling during treatment helps patients get better faster, particularly those hard-to-treat patients who are struggling.

Posted by Joanna Conti on Jan 30, 2020 in Outcomes Research

Help your treatment program stand out by providing the information people searching for treatment are desperate for – hard data on your center’s success rate.

Posted by Joanna Conti on Oct 03, 2019 in Outcomes Research

Sixteen leading addiction treatment centers applied for the 2019 Excellence in Treatment award by submitting six-month or twelve-month post-treatment outcomes results for their patients. Four treatment centers with the best post-treatment abstinence rates received awards.

Posted by Joanna Conti on Jan 14, 2019 in Outcomes Research

When the first J.D. Power surveys of car quality came out, the leaders of General Motors, Ford and Chrysler all wasted many years questioning the research methodology and pooh-poohing its findings.  As Vista releases the first independent addiction treatment outcomes research in decades, we can’t afford the same kind of hubris.  When addiction treatment fails, people die