Polaris Health Directions is pleased to announce the appointment of Mark A. Anthony as chief executive officer.
News from Polaris
Since Polaris Health Directions first opened its door in 1997, team members have been making waves in the field of outcomes management. Here you will find press releases and news on the company and the tireless efforts of its employees to advance understanding of what works when it comes to addressing behavioral health and associated medical issues. If you are a member of the press, and would like to speak to someone at Polaris, please e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Substance abuse has long been one of the greatest challenges facing health care systems. More patients drop out of treatment than complete it. And those who dropout are at greater risk of relapsing—caught in a cycle with steep human and monetary costs.
Polaris Health Directions made significant advancements this year in its ongoing efforts to support the assessment and management of behavioral and psychosocial health conditions. The company ventured into new territory, while its flagship solution, the Polaris Oncology Distress Management System, continues to be well received by cancer centers across the nation.
Polaris researchers are continuously analyzing data collected by the Polaris Oncology Distress Management System to better understand the breadth of psychosocial distress felt by cancer patients.
Polaris Health Directions and the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing are working together to build an automated system that will help teenagers better cope with their Type I diabetes using a combination of e-technology. It will be the first system of its kind to assess and address the barriers teens face to self-manage their disease.