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    News from Polaris

    Since Polaris Health Directions first opened its door in 1997, the companny has 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 advancing integrated behavioral and medical care. 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.

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    Monday
    Jul282014

    Health IT Key to Advancing Evidence-Based Practices in Behavioral Health, Says Polaris’s Chief of Research

    Last week, Grant Grissom, Ph.D., co-founder and chief of research of Polaris Health Directions, participated in a panel discussion hosted by the Institute of Medicine. He spoke about the development and use of Polaris’s cloud-based enterprise system to track the delivery and outcomes of evidence-based psychosocial care, and support shared-decision making. Polaris was the only private sector organization invited to address the IOM committee on the ways assessment technology can enable the implementation of evidence-based practices in behavioral health.

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    Tuesday
    Jul082014

    New Version of Polaris’s Substance Abuse Assessment Platform to Support Motivational Interviewing

    Polaris Health Directions is set to release an enhanced version of its cloud-based substance abuse treatment support system, Polaris CD. The updated system reflects the latest research in addiction care and service delivery by supporting the evidence-based Motivational Interviewing (MI) technique and incorporating predictors of risk for a patient not engaging in treatment—a red flag for poor outcomes.

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    Monday
    Jun232014

    Polaris in the News: Polaris Behavioral Health System Featured in The Permanente Journal

    The Treatment Progress Indicator (TPI), a version of Polaris-MH, has been featured in the summer issue of The Permanente Journal as an effective means to objectively monitor treatment progress for patients with depression, anxiety or behavioral health impairment.

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    Tuesday
    Jun172014

    Polaris Health Directions Expands, Moves to New Location

    Polaris Health Directions’ corporate headquarters has relocated to the Bay Colony Executive Park in Wayne, Pa. The new location provides much needed expansion and places Polaris at the heart of Liberty Valley, a hub for the global technology market.

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    Friday
    May232014

    Polaris to Exhibit Oncology Distress Management Program at Upcoming AOSW Conference

    Polaris Health Directions staff will be on hand next week during the annual Association of Oncology Social Work (AOSW) conference to discuss Polaris’s oncology distress management platform.

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