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Quality Concerns
Recorded Webinars

The following recorded webinars describe some of the quality concerns and indicators in PSYCKES:

Title Description Materials Date Recorded
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 (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 (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 (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

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