Pragmatics of tracking mental health outcomes in a managed care setting

  title={Pragmatics of tracking mental health outcomes in a managed care setting},
  author={Gary M. Burlingame and Michael J. Lambert and Curtis W. Reisinger and Wayne M. Neff and Julie Mosier B.S.},
  journal={The journal of mental health administration},
Accountability, cost effectiveness, and continuous quality improvement are essential features of all managed health care systems. However, application of these principles to mental health treatments has lagged behind other health care services. In this article, administrative, practice, and technical issues are addressed through a joint effort between academically based researchers and administrators from two large managed health care organizations. Principles related to the measurement of… CONTINUE READING

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