You can’t manage what you don’t measure. That’s why we’ve collected data on 1.6 million patients, allowing us to ask and answer all the right questions.

What can we answer for you?

CQI+ is Horizon’s clinical outcomes and patient satisfaction benchmarking system and is operated by Horizon’s subsidiary, Mental Health Outcomes (MHO).  Horizon Health was a pioneer in the design and implementation of behavioral health outcomes measurement.  The CQI+ Outcomes Measurement System provides a combination of standardized, proprietary, and custom clinical and case-mix data tools to provide the largest behavioral health outcomes benchmarking and performance improvement database.

The CQI+ system provides objective comparative outcomes that provide to the healthcare provider the information needed to answer their most important question, “Do our patients improve?”

MHO provides support and submission services for both The Joint Commission Hospital Based Inpatient Psychiatric Services (HBIPS) and the Centers For Medicare and Medicaid Services Inpatient Psychiatric Facility Quality Reporting (IPFQR) Measures.

You Can Only Manage What You Measure

Mental Health Outcomes uses a combination of standardized, proprietary, and custom clinical and case-mix data tools to provide a robust behavioral health outcomes benchmarking and performance improvement database.

Data You Can Use

The CQI+ Outcomes Measurement System conducts a thorough analysis of all data collected and presents it in streamlined, easy to understand reports that provide you with actionable items to support your performance improvement efforts.

What’s Your Stress Load?

Are you feeling a bit stressed? There are so many responsibilities and pressures we feel on a daily basis that come from work, home, school, and our community.  These stressors all compound and create a type of “stress load”.  Stress can help to motivate us to...

Double your Outcomes Data Volume Compliance

Do you find your outcomes reports have less data than you were expecting? Are you spending too much time organizing paper forms? Do you wish your data could show up in reports more quickly? If you answered yes, or if you’ve simply ever thought, “There’s got to be a better way!” then this month’s Analytics in Action is just for you! Check out the must-have simple trick of 2019!

Star-Crossed Satisfaction

We’ve all checked online ratings of service providers to help make informed decisions. Patients are no different. But how do psychiatric hospital online ratings match up with patient satisfaction scores that hospitals collect from patients? Do they really help patients make informed decisions?

Nursing Hours & Patient Outcomes

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

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 relief from severe depression. Top...

Avoiding Falls

Avoiding Patient Falls: Risk Factors BY Elizabeth Vera-Bolanos, DATA ANALYST  ...

Is Depression Seasonal or Regional?

  Is Depression Seasonal or Regional? 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 primary diagnosis were...

Falls Prevention

  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 risk? What are the environmental hazards? Fall...

Happy Birthday?

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 to their birthday?” was posed to Mental...

Geriatric Depression

Geriatric Depression: Do you recognize it? BY REBECCA (LANGLET) SARTORELLI, DATA QUALITY SPECIALIST Geriatric depression can be difficult to recognize, but should not be considered a normal part of aging¹. Depression later in life is associated with changes in...

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