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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 ...
Picking the Right Clinical Assessment Outcomes Tool
Jul 2, 2020
Picking the right clinical assessment outcomes tool to assist in treatment planning and monitoring program performance can be a challenge, especially when balancing the practical and ideal. Often in a push for efficiency, providers select a tool with a ...
Outcomes In Tobacco Users
Jun 15, 2020
Tobacco Users are admitted to Inpatient Behavioral Health programs with higher severity and when released, though they have improved, still have a higher severity of mental health challenges at discharge.
Is Patient Satisfaction Related to Diagnosis?
May 1, 2020
With so much emphasis on drivers of patient satisfaction within a facility’s control, a common question MHO receives is whether patient characteristics are influencing satisfaction. This month, MHO examines the relationship between diagnosis and patient satisfaction.
First Impressions Matter
Apr 3, 2020
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 ...
Winter Blues: Is There Really Such a Thing?
Feb 29, 2020
Depression severity does not seem to be impacted by seasonality and instead varies by demographics. Outcomes data clearly show facilities can help patients resolve to take care of themselves whether snow, rain, sleet or shine! ...
Social Determinants of Health
Jan 31, 2020
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 ...