Our Measurements:

 

 

The grid below contains a listing of high priority areas of metrics defined in the Gosnold’s Quality Program Work Plan. 

 

 

CLINICAL QUALITY

 

  1. Antidepressant Medication Management Adherence:

“The rate of members age 18 and over with a diagnosis of major depression who were treated with an antidepressant and who remained on antidepressant medication”

  1. Follow Up After Outpatient Visit for Alcohol/Drug Abuse or Dependence:

“The percentage of outpatient visits for members with a principal diagnosis of alcohol or other drug abuse or dependence (AOD) with follow-up visit for AOD”

  1. Outpatient Follow Up After Inpatient Detox admission: 7 & 30 Day: 

“The measure asses the percentage who receive an outpatient appointment with a mental health practitioner within seven days of discharge, but no later than 30 days from the discharge date.”

  1. Follow Up After Partial Hospitalization Program discharge: 

“The percentage of partial hospitalization episodes for members seen for substance use who had a follow-up visit for substance use disorder”

  1. Follow Up After Outpatient Visit for Mental Illness: 

“The percentage of Outpatient visits for members with a principal diagnosis of Mental Illness or Intentional Self Harm who had a follow-up visit for mental illness.”

  1. Initiation and Engagement of Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse or Dependence Treatment: 

“The percentage of adult members with a new episode of alcohol and other drug (AOD) use or dependence who received the following: 

• Initiation of AOD Treatment: The percentage of members who initiate treatment through an inpatient AOD admission, outpatient visit, intensive outpatient encounter, or partial hospitalization, telehealth or medication-assisted treatment (MAT) within 14 days of the diagnosis 

• Engagement of AOD Treatment: The percentage of members who initiated treatment and who had two or more additional AOD services or MAT within 34 days of the initiation visit”

  1. All- Cause readmission rates:

“For members 18 years of age and older, the number of acute inpatient stays during the measurement year that were followed by an unplanned acute readmission for any diagnosis within 30 days”

  1. Average length of Stay:

“Time from admission to discharge of a patient from Gosnold”