Category Archives: Outcomes Dashboards

Improving Performance with the Balanced Scorecard (and the King)

It’s been said that frameworks are a dime a dozen… but you have to have one. Prior to 1990, many businesses focused their measurement on finance alone, which tended to discourage continuous improvement and innovation. These companies lacked a systemic … Continue reading

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Avoid Crisis Not Top Ten… Join #NatCon15

In the last few years, nearly a dozen US states have determined it was time to end the “Not Top Ten.” This decision is leading to an investment of hundreds of millions with a new level of expectation for psychiatric … Continue reading

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America Shrugs: A Glimpse into the Future of Suicide

In order to catch a glimpse of the future of suicide prevention, perhaps it would be helpful to visit the past, a time when our nation was first complacent, then went to war. So many deaths of people in the … Continue reading

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How to Avoid Tragedies and Near Misses

At the end of November in 2013, Virginia State Senator Creigh Deeds told CNN that he was alive for just one reason: to work for change in mental health. Just a week earlier, his son “Gus” stabbed him 10 times … Continue reading

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