Solutions for Health Care Providers
Polaris's behavioral health outcomes assessment systems have been developed with funding from the National Institutes of Health following rigorous external scientific review. These learning solutions are administered online, and feature state-of-the-art information technology developed and field-tested in collaboration with health care providers and expert consultants. They can be easily integrated with most electronic health record systems using the HL7 and Web services interface.
Health care and service providers use Polaris solutions to build more effective treatment plans, improve clinical level decision-making and target interventions to specific client needs and strengths. Administrators use aggregate data reporting to better manage their organization while generating additional revenue.
The typical Polaris system includes (1) clinical assessments that contain predictive measures for symptomology, functioning and strengths, and are tailored to the target population (e.g., oncology); (2) clinician messaging; (3) online training and (4) predictive models to assess risk for adverse outcomes. Below are Polaris's solutions designed to support health care providers.
Additional behavioral health outcomes assessment solutions.
Polaris Oncology is a comprehensive Web-based clinical decision support system that screens and monitors cancer patients for psychosocial distress. The system includes individualized patient reports, and an automated referral option.
Polaris-CV combines state-of-the-art research and technology to help health care organizations improve the quality and cost-effectiveness of services, increase the awareness of underlying mood disorders as a major cardiovascular disease risk factor, and help motivate patients to seek treatment.
Polaris-Medical supports primary care providers in the detection and monitoring of behavioral health conditions among their patients.
These two system are designed to meet SAMHSA's recommendation for the implementation of an effective 'screening, brief intervention, and referral to treatment' system in health care settings that screens for drug, alcohol and tobacco use and generates tailored referrals for patients.
Polaris-DV helps health care providers predict factors related to revictimization, improve mental health and track subtle changes in schema related to advanced trauma recovery for abused women.