Outcomes In Tobacco Users

The rate of tobacco use amongst psychiatric inpatients continues to be several multiples higher than the rate of the general population. This month, MHO dives into inpatient tobacco use rates, how those patients fare in treatment, and potential steps toward improving...

Opportunities to be Found

These days Mental Health has taken on a whole other meaning as COVID-19 has changed the rhythm of our daily lives—Just. Like. That!  With little preparation, life as we knew it was cancelled and substituted by a stay-at-home, shelter-in-place way of existence. Jobs...

First Impressions Matter

Participating in step-down outpatient care following an inpatient stay is important for maintaining gains made during the inpatient stay. This month, MHO takes a look at how patient satisfaction   may be able to help boost the number of patients that participate in...

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 Analytics in Action, MHO investigates the impact of social determinants in a hospital’s surrounding community on the hospital’s case...