Polaris Offers Computer/Fax Mental Health System to Guide Clinicians & Monitor Patients' Progress

Polaris offers a computer/fax-based clinical decision support system for mental health clinics to track patients' progress and alert therapists to serious conditions, such as suicidality and chemical dependency.

Langhorne, PA, June 17, 2010 --(PR.com)-- Polaris Health Directions, a national leader in behavioral health outcomes assessments, introduces a clinical decision support system for high volume mental health clinics that is designed to easily integrate into routine practices without creating an additional burden for clinicians. Patients complete assessments using either a computer or fax form. Clinical reports monitor patients' progress during the course of treatment, showing changes in symptom severity and alerting therapists to conditions such as chemical dependency, suicidality and non-adherence to medication regimens. Reports are available immediately when assessments are taken on a computer, and within 24 hours if the assessment is submitted by fax.

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About Polaris Health Directions

At Polaris, we recognize that organizations cannot manage what they do not measure. Many behavioral health care providers and payers may not be collecting and analyzing enough of the right data to answer basic questions about the cost-effectiveness of the care they offer. Polaris's advanced technology and science driven assessment systems are designed to capture the clinical data essential to quality improvement and enhanced organizational management. Polaris solutions provide advanced analytics to help you improve and demonstrate to your customers the value of your care. With a focus on prediction, Polaris solutions do more than describe clinical change. Our systems also indicate if treatment is likely to have a positive result. Helping you make better decisions in the present by anticipating the future will be the difference in reducing your costs while improving patient care.

Polaris Health Directions
Dr. Grant Grissom