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Office of Mental Health

PSYCKES-Supported Best Practice Quality Improvement Collaboratives

Timeframe

Project

# Participants

Quality Improvement Focus

Active Projects

2021-Present

The Engaging Clinic Quality Improvement Collaborative

TBD

Assess and improve client engagement, with a focus on high risk clients.

2021-Present

Overdose Prevention Quality Improvement Collaborative

TBD

Improve screening, treatment, and Medication Assisted Treatment for clients with Opioid Use Disorder and Co-Occurring Disorders.

2019-Present

Building Capacity for Opioid Use Disorder Best Practices in Article 31 Clinics

All (480+) Mental health clinics in NY

Implement best practices for identifying and treating Opioid Use Disorder.

2019-Present

Behavioral Health High Risk Quality Collaborative (HRQC) for Emergency Departments

95 Emergency departments

Identify and improve care for individuals at high behavioral health risk in emergency departments.

Completed Projects

2016-2019

Suicide Prevention Project (NIMH Grant with Columbia Center for Practice Innovation)

165 Community-based mental health clinics

Zero Suicide model implementation and reduction of suicide behaviors among children (10+) and adults.

2016-2019

Quality Assurance Reporting Requirements (QARR)

89 Community-based mental health clinics

Performance on NY behavioral health quality measures and organizational readiness for Value Based Payment arrangements.

2016-2019

Care Transitions Network (CMS Grant with National Council)

241 Practices

All-cause readmission among individuals with serious mental illness and organizational readiness for Value Based Payment arrangements.  

2014-2017

Hospital Readmission Quality Collaborative Phase 2

45 Hospitals

All-cause 30-day readmission following discharge from inpatient psychiatry, detox, or rehabilitation.

2014-2015

Children’s Hospital Readmission Quality Collaborative

15 Hospitals

Psychiatric 30-day readmission among children.

2013-2016

Health Promotion and Coordination

143 Community-based mental health clinics

High utilization of acute medical services and integration of general health and psychiatric services in outpatient care.

2013-2016

Behavioral Health Care Coordination

165 Community-based mental health clinics

High utilization of acute psychiatric services and improve engagement in outpatient care (medication adherence/continuation).

2012-2014

Hospital Readmission Quality Collaborative Phase 1

42 Hospitals

Psychiatric 30-day readmission among adults.

2010-2013

Reducing Psychotropic Prescribing Risk for Youth

73 Community-based mental health clinics

High-risk psychotropic prescribing in children, including polypharmacy, high dose, and use of psychotropic medication in very young children.

2010-2013

Higher than Recommended Doses of Psychotropic Medications

89 Community-based mental health clinics

Psychotropic medication dosing exceeding recommended guidelines for children and for adults.

2010-2012

Cardiometabolic Risk Quality Collaborative

18 Hospital’s mental health clinics

Choice of antipsychotic medication for adults with increased metabolic risk (hypertension, hyperlipidemia, hyperglycemia/diabetes, obesity, or cardiac disease).

2008-2013

Antipsychotics with Cardiometabolic Risk Factors

121 community-based mental health clinics

Choice of antipsychotic medication for children and adults with increased metabolic risk (hypertension, hyperlipidemia, hyperglycemia/diabetes, obesity, or cardiac disease).

2008-2013

Reducing Psychotropic Polypharmacy

230 community-based mental health clinics

Psychotropic polypharmacy for children and adults receiving mental health clinic services.

 

 


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