Systematically collecting and analyzing data can help providers understand the impact of their program. Monitoring trends in the data can be useful at both the patient and program levels to demonstrate progress. Often, the measures tracked can serve both purposes. The results can also inform decision making in relation to both the individual’s treatment plan and areas for program improvement.
Patient Progress Assessment
Use standard measures to monitor patient progress over time.
Recovery Plans for Recurrence of Use
Anticipate challenges and encourage the development of relapse prevention strategies to lower the risk of and respond to recurrence of use.
Collecting and Using Data for Quality Improvement
Build a practice culture that seeks to continue to improve the quality of care.