Author archive for MHO

  • The Fifth Patient

    In an ideal world, ALL inpatients would show improvement on clinical outcomes assessments. As it turns out, MOST do improve.…

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  • Mixed Signals in Adolescents

    Stereotypes surrounding attitudes and behaviors of the general teen population run rampant. Left is right. Up is down. In this…

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  • The Dichotomy of Mental Health Needs in Older Americans

    May is both Older Americans Month and National Mental Health Month. Older Americans are sometimes viewed as a single group…

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  • Breaking Point: Suicidality in 2020

    Unemployment, financial and health crises, and family and childcare strain were some of the unprecedented stressors faced by the average…

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  • Traumatic Brain Injury Awareness

    March is Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) Awareness Month. In addition to the physical implications of TBI on a person, mental…

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  • Off the Beaten Path: 2020’s Impact on Adult Inpatients

    2020 was a doozy, with unprecedented challenges to delivering care to behavioral health patients in need. With 2020 now firmly…

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  • ABCs NPS MHO_CQI

    The ABC’s of NPS

    Net Promoter Score is quickly becoming a new buzz term in behavioral health. But what is it? What does it…

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  • Coping with Cravings

    Substance use affects most adult inpatients. In this month’s Analytics in Action, MHO probes into the severity of cravings at…

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  • Fostering Independence

    Self-efficacy is a key component of recovery and patients’ ability to tackle daily life. In this month’s Analytics in Action,…

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  • Outcomes Tool Selection

    Picking the right clinical assessment outcomes tool to assist in treatment planning and monitoring program performance can be a challenge,…

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