National Inventory of Mental Health Quality Measures

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National Inventory of Mental Health Quality Measures

Description

The National Inventory of Mental Health Quality Measures provides a searchable database of more than 300 process measures for assessment and improvement of mental health and substance abuse care. These measures have been developed by government agencies, researchers, professional organizations, accreditors, health systems, employer purchasers, consumer coalitions, and commercial vendors. Each measure is accompanied by a clinical rationale, numerator and denominator specifications and information on data source, domain of quality, evidence basis, and developer. The inventory can be searched by these characteristics as well as by diagnosis, demographics, type of treatment, and clinical setting.

This site allows users the ability to access or contribute to the inventory.

Developer:

Center for Quality Assessment and Improvement in Mental Health

Funding Sources:

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality; National Institute of Mental Health; Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (U.S.)

History

Release Date: 2003
Original Summary: September 2003
Last Updated: 05/12/08

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