An Overview of Measurement-Based Care in Behavioral Health Just a decade ago, the majority of behavioral healthcare clinicians did not commonly use patient reported outcome measures (PROMs)¹ for routine clinical care. More recently, however, there has been a large...
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Measurement-Based Care (MBC), or the use of objective patient-reported outcome measures (PROMs) to track treatment impact, is a proven best practice in behavioral health. MBC increases treatment efficiency and effectiveness.1 Further, patients are 2.5x more likely to reach remission, and time to remission is reduced by 50%.2 Inova Kellar Center (IKC) made the strategic decision to implement MBC to screen for conditions, enhance clinical interviews, improve the triage process, guide treatment, and assess care.
We are living in unprecedented times. The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted every corner of the US, leaving few \ communities untouched. The good news is that we’re seeing a ‘leveling off’ of new cases in some areas. While many cities and states have recently implemented plans to relax social distancing guidelines and open businesses and public spaces, uncertainty remains throughout many sectors of our society.