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Introducing “Email PCOMS”

| May 15, 2015
Introducing “Email PCOMS”

Email PCOMS – An innovative way to capture client feedback Based upon the valuable suggestions and feedback from our clients, MyOutcomes introduced remote client access in its May 2014 release. For remote access to the ORS (such as when therapy is conducted via phone) the provider can now give their clients access to the ORS […]

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Advancing Outcome Informed Therapy – Reach your pinnacle of success

| May 5, 2015
Advancing Outcome Informed Therapy – Reach your pinnacle of success

How to reach your pinnacle of success in therapy? Should therapists continually seek training in order to be able to make any significant difference to their client’s outcomes and reach their pinnacle of success as a therapist? What role do training and experience actually play in therapy? Being a therapist is not easy! It involves […]

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Is a video the best method to explain the benefits of Measuring Outcomes?

| April 27, 2015
Is a video the best method to explain the benefits of Measuring Outcomes?

Video will soon be 90% of Internet traffic. 1 Video is the most effective website initiative.2 Do you include video on your website?  Video is a very effective way to relay information about your practice and connect with visitors.  Many experts predict that video will continue to grow in popularity and sites that do not utilize […]

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Predicted Change in a Client Feedback System

| April 22, 2015
Predicted Change in a Client Feedback System

Researchers have found that providing clinicians with feedback about client progress relative to the norm can improve outcomes for clients. Clinicians can use this vital information as a training tool and to improve their responsiveness to a lack of clinical change.

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Measuring Evidence Based Outcomes: What’s in it for Therapists? (Part 2)

| April 15, 2015
Measuring Evidence Based Outcomes: What’s in it for Therapists? (Part 2)

Our last blog highlighted two reasons why therapists benefit when they get ahead of the evidence-based outcomes measurement curve. In an incisive and insightful article from 2011, Tony Rousmaniere, PsyD, suggested that measuring outcomes increases awareness, maximizes feedback, and helps make therapists better at what they do. He also noted that by embracing outcomes measurement, […]

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One Small Step for MyOutcomes, One Giant Leap for Therapists

| April 3, 2015
One Small Step for MyOutcomes, One Giant Leap for Therapists

Detecting early change in therapy predicts success! One question debated in evolutionary science is whether change occurs gradually over long periods of time or do dramatic events bring about dramatic changes in short periods of time? Resolving this question isn’t simple as an incomplete geological record provides evidence for both. Given that these two explanations […]

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Engage your website visitors immediately before they disappear! – Therapist Marketing Tip #3

| March 28, 2015
Engage your website visitors immediately before they disappear! – Therapist Marketing Tip #3

After describing how most visitors scan websites according to an “F” pattern, Therapist Marketing Tip #2 recommended taking advantage of this well-established behavior in the design and layout of your site. Does your current homepage defy or fail to capitalize on the “F” pattern? Are you considering a redesign as a result? If the answer […]

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Measuring Evidence Based Outcomes: What’s in it for Therapists? (Part 1)

| March 27, 2015
Measuring Evidence Based Outcomes: What’s in it for Therapists? (Part 1)

The overwhelming consensus among industry leaders is that tracking, measuring, and reporting psychotherapy outcomes will be the norm, and even standardized, in the future. The health and wellness industry is all about results. Medical patients now routinely ask about the track records and success rates of those treating them and, over time, the clients of […]

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Why you need an ‘F’ to have an A+ website – Therapist Marketing Tip #2

| March 17, 2015
Why you need an ‘F’ to have an A+ website – Therapist Marketing Tip #2

According to the latest research, more than 70 percent of people will go online to check out a prospective health-care practitioner before booking an appointment. What will these potential clients discover when they get to your site? Is it easy to navigate and helpful or is it difficult to navigate and uninformative? How people interact […]

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The Economic Value of Monitoring Patient Treatment Response

| March 11, 2015
The Economic Value of Monitoring Patient Treatment Response

How can monitoring patient treatment response lead to effectiveness in therapy? Mental healthcare costs are soaring day by day and year after year. In any given year, one in five people in Canada experiences a mental health problem or illness, with a cost to the economy well in excess of $50 billion. Studies have found […]

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