MAUREEN T STEWART
Affiliation: Brandeis University
- Performance contracting and quality improvement in outpatient treatment: effects on waiting time and length of stayMAUREEN T STEWART
Institute for Behavioral Health, Schneider Institutes for Health Policy, The Heller School for Social Policy and Management, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA 02454, USA
J Subst Abuse Treat 44:27-33. 2013..The PC and QI programs were associated with improvements in LOS and waiting time, although we cannot determine which aspects of the programs (incentives, training, and monitoring) resulted in these changes...
- Improving medication management of depression in health plansConstance M Horgan
Institute for Behavioral Health, Heller School for Social Policy and Management, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA 02454, USA
Psychiatr Serv 59:72-7. 2008..Identifying health plan characteristics associated with better performance could contribute to quality improvement for this aspect of depression treatment...
- Accessing specialty behavioral health treatment in private health plansElizabeth L Merrick
Heller School for Social Policy and Management, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA 02454 9110, USA
J Behav Health Serv Res 36:420-35. 2009..Products with carve-outs differed on several treatment entry dimensions. Findings suggest that health plans focus on timely access and typically do not heavily manage initial entry into outpatient treatment...
- Use of Performance Based Contracts in Outpatient Substance Abuse TreatmentMaureen Stewart; Fiscal Year: 2007..This study will improve public health by exploring the impact of quality improvement initiatives for substance abuse treatment. ..