Better Outcomes Now Blog

Huge Benefits for Patients in Integrated Healthcare Using PCOMS!

Great news for patients receiving treatment in integrated healthcare, where behavioral health and medical providers work collaboratively to address patient needs. The first study of measurement-based...

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Garbage In, Garbage Out

Meta-analysis is meant to provide a statistically accurate assessment of an intervention’s efficacy not possible with a single study, aiming to synthesize disparate data to facilitate informed,...

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Better Outcomes Now Welcomes Zhuang (Strong) She

We are very excited to announce that Zhuang (Strong) She has joined the Better Outcomes Now (BON) leadership team as a Project Leader, our PCOMS/BON ambassador to China. His practice, research, and...

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Better Outcomes Now Welcomes Dr. Norah Chapman

We are very excited to announce that Dr. Norah A. Chapman has joined the Better Outcomes Now (BON) leadership team as Co-Director of Graduate Training. Her expertise will be invaluable in bringing

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Has Routine Outcome Monitoring Implementation Caught Up with the Science?

There is compelling evidence from randomized clinical trials (RCT) that routine outcome monitoring (ROM) improves outcomes and reduces dropouts. In addition, benchmarking studies have suggested...

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What Distinguishes PCOMS? True Evidence and Client Privilege

Our beloved work is sometimes confusing because we have a knack for calling things by many different names that are essentially the same thing, a rose by any other name. Such is the case with...

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PCOMS & Integrated Care: Better Outcomes and Reduced Dropouts…Again

In this historical series of blogs, the previous post shared how several Partners for Change Outcome Management System (PCOMS) randomized clinical trials (RCT) broadened the applicability of PCOMS...

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PCOMS Delivers Proven Results Across Populations and Problems

In this historical series of blog posts, the previous post shared the road to scientific credibility via the first 3 randomized clinical trials and the designation of the Partners for Change Outcome...

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Dr. Bob Bohanske Memorial Scholarship for Inclusion and Equity

Better Outcomes Now is pleased to announce the Dr. Bob Bohanske Memorial Scholarship for Inclusion and Equity. Dr. Bohanske was a champion of client privilege and worked over his entire career to...

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Putting PCOMS to the Ultimate Empirical Test: The RCT

  In this historical series of blog posts, the previous post shared how the first step toward legitimizing PCOMS in the larger scientific community, the psychometric validation of the PCOMS family of...

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