Special Analysis

  • Outcomes Tool Selection

    Picking the right clinical assessment outcomes tool to assist in treatment planning and monitoring program performance can be a challenge,…

    by
  • Outcomes in Tobacco Users

    The rate of tobacco use amongst psychiatric inpatients continues to be several multiples higher than the rate of the general…

    by
  • Is Patient Satisfaction Related to Diagnosis?

    In Behavioral Healthcare, the use of seclusion and restraint is limited to situations that pose imminent danger to patients or…

    by
  • Seclusions and Restraint use in the Inpatient setting

    In Behavioral Healthcare, the use of seclusion and restraint is limited to situations that pose imminent danger to patients or…

    by
  • First Impressions Matter

    Participating in step-down outpatient care following an inpatient stay is important for maintaining gains made during the inpatient stay. This…

    by
  • Is it really just the winter blues?

    With Winter Solstice behind us and Spring looming, you might be thinking things are looking up for patients that suffer…

    by
  • Social Determinants of Health

    It is generally accepted that a hospital’s case mix influences their outcomes, so what’s influencing case mix? In this month’s…

    by
  • HBIPS-1: Admission Screening

    Inpatient screening practices within the first 3 days of admission for 5 components are reported by facilities participating in TJC’s…

    by
  • Stepping Down

    Participating in step-down outpatient care following an inpatient stay is thought to correspond to better outcomes for patients. This month,…

    by
  • What behavioral problems are residential youth self-reporting?

    Regardless of level of care, youth can experience difficulties across behavioral domains. In this month’s Analytics in Action, MHO explores…

    by