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    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 moreinfo@polarishealth.com.

    Thursday
    Apr172014

    Polaris Health Directions Names Mark A. Anthony as CEO

    Polaris Health Directions is pleased to announce the appointment of Mark A. Anthony as chief executive officer.

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    Thursday
    Apr032014

    Polaris awarded $1.1 million NIDA grant to improve patient engagement in treatment for addiction

    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.

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    Tuesday
    Dec242013

    New research grants, expansion of oncology distress management program among 2013 highlights

    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.

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    Monday
    Oct282013

    Polaris data reflect the scope of distress experienced by cancer patients

    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.

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    Monday
    Sep162013

    With NIH funding, Polaris to develop new technology to help teens better manage Type I diabetes

    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.

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