Special Analysis

  • Coping with Cravings

    Substance use affects most adult inpatients. In this month’s Analytics in Action, MHO probes into the severity of cravings at…

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  • Fostering Independence

    Self-efficacy is a key component of recovery and patients’ ability to tackle daily life. In this month’s Analytics in Action,…

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  • Outcomes Tool Selection

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

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  • Outcomes in Tobacco Users

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

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  • 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…

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  • 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…

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  • First Impressions Matter

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

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  • 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…

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  • 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…

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  • 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…

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