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Quality Concerns
Recorded Webinars

The Psychiatric Services and Clinical Knowledge Enhancement System (PSYCKES) team conducts live on-line seminars (webinars) for PSYCKES users and clinicians, during which attendees can ask questions (see calendar). Recorded versions of the webinars are available to view anytime. The following recorded webinars describe some of the quality concerns and indicators in PSYCKES:

Title Description Materials Date Recorded
Using PSYCKES for DSRIP: Provider Partners Leaving OMH site This webinar provides a review and demonstration of the PSYCKES Quality Indicator reports, Recipient Search functionalities, and Clinical Summary as they relate to supporting DSRIP provider partners. Using PSYCKES for DSRIP: Provider Partners Slides* PDF Document February 9, 2017
Using PSYCKES Recipient Search Leaving OMH site This webinar provides a review and demonstration of the Recipient Search functionalities. Recipient Search is used to search for individual recipients as well as to conduct flexible searches for cohorts of interest. Example group searches include recipients in a particular age group, AOT status, HARP status, Health Home enrollment, behavioral health or medical diagnosis, medication, service setting, etc. Using PSYCKES Recipient Search Slides* PDF Document November 3, 2016
HARP-Enrolled, Not Health Home Enrolled Quality Flag Leaving OMH site This webinar provides a review and demonstration of the new quality measure and flag that has been added to PSYCKES called “HARP-Enrolled, Not Health Home Enrolled.” Attendees will learn how to use My QI Reports and Recipient Search to identify clients who meet criteria for this flag. HARP-Enrolled, Not Health Home Enrolled Quality Flag* PDF Document October 18, 2016
New PSYCKES Features Training: MC Plans, AOT, HARP Provides a demonstration of some of the new features that were added to the PSYCKES-Medicaid application in 2015, such as: Managed Care Organization tab in My QI Report; AOT Status, HARP Status, ACT, and Health Home filters in Recipient Search; and Current Care Coordination Contact Information section in the Clinical Summary. New PSYCKES Features Training: MC Plans, AOT, HARP Slides (PDF)* PDF Document October 22, 2015
Health Promotion and Coordination, and Behavioral Health Care Coordination Leaving OMH site Focuses on the Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI) Initiative for Health Promotion and Care Coordination. Introduces the quality concerns related to the Health Promotion and Coordination and the Behavioral Health Care Coordination projects. Provides an overview of the scope of problems related to the quality concerns, discusses relevant scientific research, and offers strategies to address quality concern issues. Health Promotion and Coordination, and Behavioral Health Care Coordination Slides PDF Document(3.67mb). March 5, 2013
Acute Care Utilization Reviews the PSYCKES Medicaid Acute Care Utilization indicator sets released in July 2011. These indicators track high utilization of emergency room and inpatient services, preventable hospitalizations, and psychiatric re -admissions. This webinar provides definitions for each indicator, and demonstrates how to access this information in PSYCKES. Acute Care Utilization Slides PDF Document(717kb) August 11, 2011
Quality Concerns in Psychopharmacology: Too Young Reviews the PSYCKES "Too Young" Youth indicator including a discussion of practice guidelines, literature updates and FDA indications related to best prescribing practices for the use of psychotropics in children. Too Young Slides PDF Document(2mb) March 18, 2011
Quality Concerns in Psychopharm
High acology: Dose
Provides an overview of the PSYCKES Dose indicator set. Reviews scientific evidence regarding psychotropic dosing and offers case-based clinical strategies aimed to help evaluate and prescribe for clients who are receiving a psychotropic medication at a dose above the recommended maximum.   January 21, 2011

* If you are having accessibility issues with the previous documents, please contact Omer Jirdeh, or call (518) 473-4144.

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