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The Fifth Patient
Aug 2, 2021
In an ideal world, ALL inpatients would show improvement on clinical outcomes assessments. As it turns out, MOST do improve. In the July 2021 Analytics in Action, MHO begins to explore differences in the inpatient population for those ...
Mixed Signals in Adolescents
Jun 30, 2021
Stereotypes surrounding attitudes and behaviors of the general teen population run rampant. Left is right. Up is down. In this month’s Analytics in Action, MHO takes a look at the mixed signals adolescent patients are sending about their ...
The Dichotomy of Mental Health Needs in Older Americans
Jun 18, 2021
Older Americans are sometimes viewed as a single group in terms of mental health, but does data support this? In this month’s Analytics in Action, MHO investigates differences in “younger” and “older” older adults.
Fostering Patient Independence
Aug 3, 2020
Self-efficacy is a key component of recovery and patients’ ability to tackle daily life. In this month’s Analytics in Action, MHO explores outcomes data for insights into how well behavioral health facilities are fostering a sense of self-efficacy ...
Wisdom and Connection: Meaningful Deterrents to Loneliness
Feb 15, 2020
Let’s be wise and let’s connect! It will make all the difference in our physical and mental health and undoubtedly enrich our lives and the lives of those with which we are connected, helping us all to keep loneliness to ...
Who’s Ready for the Survey?
Dec 15, 2019
Yumi Mini/Thinkstock It seems every week I am hearing that a unit is in survey and the surveyors are taking no prisoners. My answer to a successful survey is, and always will be, PREPARATION. Being prepared for survey is not ...
Multi-Tasking Myth or Reality?
Nov 15, 2019
Photo credit: https://www.brainscape.com/ I recently presented a Program Director candidate to a hospital for review and consideration to fill an open position. The resume was well received and the hospital thought the candidate might be a good fit for their ...
Sometimes Just Saying No Isn’t Enough
Oct 15, 2019
In the field of addiction recovery, there are many different philosophies and treatment modalities available to those who seek help. Sadly, the complexities of treatment and prevention are often times boiled down into a single catchphrase or slogan for ...
What Are You Watering?
Sep 15, 2019
We all have a choice in what we water in our own lives. Make the most of your water and see the beauty it yields when it comes to nurturing your mental health! ...