Special Analysis

  • First Impressions Matter

    Participating in step-down outpatient care following an inpatient stay is important for maintaining gains made during the inpatient stay. This…

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  • Is it really just the winter blues?

    With Winter Solstice behind us and Spring looming, you might be thinking things are looking up for patients that suffer…

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  • 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…

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  • HBIPS-1: Admission Screening

    Inpatient screening practices within the first 3 days of admission for 5 components are reported by facilities participating in TJC’s…

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  • Stepping Down

    Participating in step-down outpatient care following an inpatient stay is thought to correspond to better outcomes for patients. This month,…

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  • What behavioral problems are residential youth self-reporting?

    Regardless of level of care, youth can experience difficulties across behavioral domains. In this month’s Analytics in Action, MHO explores…

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  • Out with the old, in with the new?

    Is newer always better? What do patients think? This month, MHO set out to take a look at how new…

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  • Alcohol Quality Measure

    MHO has patient level quality data that is reported publicly in aggregate form for over 200 inpatient facilities, but what…

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  • Examining Youth Residential Treatment Programs

    Children and adolescents are often treated in a residential setting side by side. But is that where the similarities end?…

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  • 2 Truths & A Lie

    When a patient is admitted to an inpatient program, clinicians have an idea of how long their length of stay…

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