Our Behavioral Health Blog: Insights & Expertise
The Horizon Health blog features insights and expertise from a variety of behavioral and mental health professionals from within our organization and beyond. Rich with information, we hope this mental healthcare blog becomes one of your go-to resources.
Nursing Hours & Patient Outcomes
May 31, 2016
Clients will often inquire if staffing ratios impact outcomes and request that MHO investigate the relationship between nursing hours and patient outcomes: Does more staff mean better care? The ratio of nurses to patients is important for inpatient psychiatric units ...
Probing Electroconvulsive Therapy
Feb 2, 2016
Society is becoming more aware of health issues, fighting stigmas that mental illness and its treatments bring. ECT is a viable option for many patients. It is important to keep in mind that ECT is often patients’ last hope of ...
Satisfaction: Diagnoses and Severity
Dec 15, 2015
Key Drivers of Poor Satisfaction
Nov 15, 2015
Oct 20, 2015
Jun 9, 2015
Avoiding Patient Falls: Risk Factors BY Elizabeth Vera-Bolanos, DATA ANALYST ...
Jun 4, 2015
Is Depression Seasonal or Regional?
Mar 27, 2015
BY NEIL SUNDAY, DATA ANALYST Q: Is there a relationship between Depression diagnosis rates by month, season, or region? A: Yes …Well kind of … Greater percentages of patients with Depression as their ...
Mar 27, 2015
We are never finished preventing falls! BY Neil Sunday, DATA ANALYST Did you know that falls are the sixth leading cause of death in older adults?1 This month’s special analysis email is a focus on falls. Who is at ...
Mar 23, 2015
Do Patients Seek Treatment on Their Birthday? By Neil Sunday, Data Analyst Make a Wish! Do you often find yourself in a party hat, serving up birthday cake to your patients? The question, “Why are so many patients admitted close ...
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