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An Interview: Tom Doub with Jeff Hammerbacher on Keeping Mathematical Models Close to Reality

Our CEO Tom Doub (@tomdoub) sat down for an interview with Jeff Hammerbacher (@hackingdata), co-founder and chief scientist for Cloudera, during CRI’s Knowledge Network Summit. In this 2-minute video, Jeff responds to the question: “How do you see new data tools that learn from observational data intersecting with practice?” After listening, share your thoughts with us on Twitter (@ResearchatCRI) using hashtag #CRIonMH. Use this link if you have any issues viewing the video below.

Forget the ‘Snapshots’ — Clinicians Need Continuous Monitoring

A blog by Tom Doub published in MHealth News
A skilled therapist once told me, “It’s not the behavioral health patients who show up in my office that worry me; it’s the ones who don’t show up.” That’s because it’s hard to determine what their absence really means. Are they suicidal? Or maybe it’s sunny outside and they don’t feel a need to show up for their appointment. Go to full article

Local Businesses Contribute to Healthcare’s National Landscape

In a recent article, Richard Cowart, discussed how Nashville’s next big thing may be a “health care data mine that defines a new generation of health information.” This article acknowledges the many contributions Nashville-based organizations are making to the national healthcare landscape. CRI’s behavioral health business intelligence platform, Enlighten Analytics, was also referenced.
More at The Tennessean

Population Management in Community Mental Health Center-Based Health Homes

SAMHSA-HRSA Center for Integrated Health Solutions has released its white paper on Population Management In Community Mental Health Center-Based Health Homes. CRI’s Christina VanRegenmorter, MSW, had the privilege of co-authoring the white paper with Joseph John Parks III, MD, with the Missouri Institute of Mental Health & University of Missouri–St. Louis. Dr. Parks is a national leader in the mental health field and, while head of the National Association of State Medicaid and Mental Health Directors in 2001, was the primary author of the paper alerting the field that persons with serious mental illness served by Medicaid agencies were dying 25 years younger than their peers. The white paper lays a foundation for understanding the scope and principles of population management in addition to a step-by-step process about how to implement this necessary component to quality health care as well as offers a detailed explanation of the six services required for health homes.

coactionHealth Initiative Expands to Three States

Innovative mHealth project by Centerstone Research Institute, Ginger.io and Verizon grows with support from a national payor, will continue to leverage smart phones and data analytics to make treatment of high-cost patients more efficient and effective read more

CRI, Ginger.io and Verizon Partner to Solve Healthcare’s Superutilizer Challenge

CRI, Ginger.io and Verizon have combined their expertise in behavioral healthcare, analytics and mobile technology to launch a new program – coactionHealth – aimed at helping people with complex mental and physical health conditions better manage their health and significantly reduce healthcare costs. read more


CRI Launches Services to Help Organizations Track, Measure and Leverage Data

Centerstone Research Institute (CRI) has announced the launch of two new products, OutcomeSolutions and Evaluation Services. Using the expertise and 70 collective years of experience, CRI’s team of evaluators provides organizations with “low touch” or “high touch” solutions to their program evaluation needs. Both of these offerings are designed to help organizations track, measure, analyze and report on the impact and effectiveness of their programs and initiatives. Through these services, CRI can help organizations measure Read more…