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

The National Registry of Effective Programs and Practice (NREPP)

This issue concerns recent developments and plans for the future of NREPP. … Read More

Date: 07/2004

Author(s): The Evaluation Center at HSRI

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