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Posts for category: outcomes management system

White Paper: Establishing a Culture of Measurement

Accountability and performance-based metrics will define the new health care landscape. The measurement and visualization of performance data is already beginning to play an expanded role in guiding clinical decisions, supporting the translation of science into practice, and driving quality improvement initiatives. And with the Affordable Care Act, advancements in health technology, and the movement…

From the Ivory Tower to the Clinic: Polaris Study on Translating Addictions Research into Practice Published in Addictive Behaviors

Polaris Health Directions has published new findings in the journal Addictive Behaviors on the value of using an outcomes management system for chemical dependency in managed care treatment programs. The article, “Translating addictions research into evidence-based practice: The Polaris-CD outcomes management system,” discusses the implementation lessons and impact of Polaris-CD in a ten-year plus project that focused…

Polaris Health Directions Awarded Grant from NICHD

Polaris has been awarded a Phase I SBIR grant from the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development for an outcome management system for use in women’s health centers and domestic violence agencies.