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Office of Mental Health

PSYCKES Emergency Room Pilot

Psychiatric Services and Clinical Knowledge Enhancement System (PSYCKES) was piloted in 2011 in Emergency Room (ER) and Comprehensive Psychiatric Emergency Program (CPEP) settings, for use in clinical decision-making. The goals of the ER Pilot Project were:

  • to establish best practices for integrating PSYCKES use into ER work flow
  • to determine what adaptations (if any) were required for the PSYCKES application
  • to evaluate the impact of PSYCKES access in this new setting

Participating hospital received training and technical assistance.  They provided feedback on the PSYCKES application and the implementation process, through regular teleconferences and site visits.

Participating Hospitals
Pilot sites were selected to represent a range of sizes and organizational structures, including one CPEP.  The participating hospitals were:

Comments or questions about the information on this page can be directed to the PSYCKES Team.