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Mental Health in Terms of Strengths, Needs and Adverse Events
Behavioral Health

Mental Health in Terms of Strengths, Needs and Adverse Events

What if we considered mental health primarily in terms of strengths, needs and adverse events and considered diagnosis as a secondary indicator? I have been a consultant for Medicaid mental health systems for almost a decade, and one thing I can see from this experience is that primary diagnosis is fluid. It could be that misdiagnosis is prevalent.

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How do you measure improvements in well-being for mental health care?
Analytics

How do you measure improvements in well-being for mental health care?

As a consultant helping to evaluate mental health care programs, I am often challenged to assist providers in developing a definition of success for their program. Harder still is for a provider to identify a definition of success for a participant of their program. And the most challenging is often defining indicators of participant improvement toward success.

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What is a Person-Centered Intelligence Solution?
Software

What is a Person-Centered Intelligence Solution?

We have all heard of business intelligence or BI solutions, but what is a client intelligence or CI solution? A simple internet search will produce a variety of “consumer intelligence”, “customer intelligence” and “client intelligence” systems – all aimed at helping businesses understand how their customers, clients and consumers make decisions.

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Making Assessment Data Meaningful at the Local Level With Machine Learning
Machine Learning

Making Assessment Data Meaningful at the Local Level With Machine Learning

ery day, across the country, mental health workers are filling out assessments. Every minute, the mountain of information on individuals of all ages is growing. Their stories, caught in multiple choice sized chunks, are being held in bits and pieces, on 8.5 x 11 papers and digital forms, in file cabinets and on secure network drives, in offices and in the cloud. Why? For what end?

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