Solutions for Managed Care Organizations
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 providers and expert consultants. They can be easily integrated with most electronic health record systems using the HL7 and Web services interface.
Managed care organizations incorporate Polaris into behavioral health, population and disease management programs to improve intervention targeting, increase program effectiveness, and address co-morbid behavioral health and trauma conditions. Polaris offers easily customized solutions for behavioral health intervention, provider profiling and network management. The Polaris IT platform is fully-HIPAA compliant, highly scalable, and interoperates effectively with the corporate IT environment.
The typical Polaris solution includes clinical assessments tailored to the target population, with symptomology, functioning and strength predictive measures; clinician messaging; online training and predictive models to assess risk for adverse outcomes. Below are solutions designed to support health care providers.
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.
Polaris-MH is an outcomes management system for adult mental health that provides clinically-actionable, real-time data on a broad range of behavioral health problems & strengths, and incorporates Expected Treatment Response Prediction technology.
Polaris-Youth helps providers improve mental health outcomes and build on strengths in the treatment of mentally ill youth. The system provides a comprehensive basis for improved treatment planning and monitoring.
Polaris-CD helps substance abuse treatment providers match patients to appropriate behavioral health, chemical dependency and supplemental services, track clinical progress, and predict patients likely to relapse and dropout from treatment.
Polaris-ROMS is designed to support improved treatment planning and predict improvement in symptomology and long-term development of resilience and independence in severely and persistently mentally ill consumers in high intensity treatment settings.
Polaris-CW is a strength-based outcomes system to help child welfare providers predict factors associated with positive permanency and safety and track and assess the progress of their clients' behavioral and mental health conditions, as well as symptomology related to trauma.
Polaris-CANS supports clinical treatment service planning. The system includes a full version of the CANS assessment, along with additional empirical indicators that can support the prediction of appropriate level of care, as well as training and CANS certification modules for staff.
Smart-Wraparound combines standardized behavioral health assessments with predictive technology to improve treatment planning and the prediction of outcomes in behavioral health rehabilitation services and other high-intensity youth settings.