Ohio SOAR Project: Year 1 Site Visit Report

This Year 1 Site Visit Report synthesizes qualitative findings from Year 1 site visits, conducted in the spring of 2011, supplemented by county-contextual information and discussions from regular SOAR consortium meetings from the early stages of DR implementation in six Ohio counties. The information gathered for this report is intended to provide a general understanding of the DR experience and impact to help SOAR counties reflect on their progress and make any needed midcourse corrections. The final evaluation … Read More

Date: 2/2012

Author(s): Julie Murphy, Madeleine Kimmich, Linda Newton-Curtis

The Riot! - Issue 34

'What's in YOUR Cookbook? Tips and Tricks to Spice Up Self-Advocacy' … Read More

Date: 6/2013

Author(s): The Riot! Staff

Schizophrenia and Suicide: A Public Health Problem

Recognizing that suicide is a multidimensional problem, SAMSHA, and other groups have funded interventions tailored to different populations. This article looks at the percentages of suicides that can be attributed to serious mental illness, using schizophrenia as an example. It also details a method that can be used to correlate state and mental health agency data, attributed to the Technical Evaluation Center, HSRI. … Read More

Date: 10/2005

Author(s): The Evaluation Center at HSRI

Medicaid Performance Improvement Projects: A Means of System Transformation

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) have recently undertaken an initiative to promote systemwide performance improvement in Medicaid Managed Care Organizations (MCOs) by means of mandated Performance Improvement Projects (PIPs). The PIP initiative follows the general approach of conventional quality improvement methods, and draws extensively on earlier CMS initiatives as well as work done by others in the field, notably the National Committee for Quality Assurance. The protocol for conducting a PIP developed by … Read More

Date: 05/2005

Author(s): The Evaluation Center at HSRI

Case Mix Adjustment in Behavioral Health Care

The Evaluation Center@HSRI has just released Fast Facts issue #4 entitled "The most recent Evaluation Fast Fax discusses the use of case mix adjustment in behavioral health care. Also known as risk adjustment, case mix adjustment refers to statistical methods to controlling for group characteristics that that influence some outcome of interest. The FastFacts discusses uses in actuarial analyses such as capitation rate setting, services research (for post-hoc comparison of outcomes for non-equivalent groups), and … Read More

Date: 11/2004

Author(s): The Evaluation Center

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