Measurement Based Care is taking the behavioral health world by storm following the Kennedy Forum publication in 2016. There are finally reliable tools to help guide the level of improvement patients are experiencing and adjust treatment for those who are not improving just as occurs with other health conditions. In this session the presenters will review the basic elements necessary for robust MBC, describe the tools that can be used, and demonstrate how a registry can be used to track treatment and be used to aggregate data from effective measurement.
- Understand the basics of measurement based care (MBC) that can lead to effective outcomes
- List the most commonly used, validated tools for MBC that can be used in any health care setting.
- Describe how MBC can be used with patients, payers, clinics and families to describe the value of integrated care delivered
- Fortney, Unutze, et al: The Tipping Point for Measurement Based Care. Psych Serv 2016
- Raney, Lasky, Scott: Integrating Primary Care and Behavioral Health: A Guide For Effective Implemention 2017
- Lewis et al: Provider Attitudes to MBC; JAMA Psychiatry. doi:10.1001/jamapsychiatry.2018.3329