Accountable systems of behavioral health care : a provider's guide /
Howard A. Savin, Susan Soldivera Kiesling ; foreword by Ronald P. Burd.
1st ed.
Villanova, PA : Devereux ; San Francisco : Jossey-Bass, c2000.
xxv, 275 p. ; 28 cm.
078795005X (alk. paper)
More Details
Villanova, PA : Devereux ; San Francisco : Jossey-Bass, c2000.
078795005X (alk. paper)
catalogue key
Includes bibliographical references (p. 253-263) and index.
A Look Inside
About the Author
Author Affiliation
Howard A. Savin is senior vice president and chief clinical officer of the Devereux Foundation. Susan Soldivera Kiesling is national quality improvement coordinator for the Devereux Foundation.
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Main Description
A blueprint for building and operating an accountable system for any mental health care provider, from a mom and pop nonprofit organization to a large-scale residential or hospital based network.
Main Description
This important book outlines a comprehensive step-by-step program for initiating systemic reform, establishing benchmarks, and implementing goals and standards throughout a managed care system. A practical, hands-on resource, the volume is filled with useful forms, guidelines, survey tools, recording and informational systems, checklists and instructive examples and models from a broad cross-section of institutions. Index.
Bowker Data Service Summary
This work outlines a programme for initiating systemic reform, establishing benchmarks and implementing goals and standards throughout the organisation. It contains checklists, instructive examples and models from a cross-section of institutions.
Table of Contents
Forewordp. ix
Acknowledgmentsp. xi
Introductionp. xv
Developing a Quality Improvement Infrastructurep. 1
Establishing Standards for Carep. 23
Ethics and Client Rightsp. 42
The Role of Psychiatry in Behavioral Health Care Settings Todayp. 62
Developing Practice Guidelinesp. 79
The Professionalization of Direct Care Staffp. 97
Becoming a Data-Driven Organizationp. 113
Designing and Conducting Outcome Studiesp. 132
Finishing Touchesp. 159
Appendixesp. 175
Glossary of Acronymsp. 249
Referencesp. 253
The Authorsp. 265
Indexp. 267
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