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NIATx eNews Update

April 2012

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"Improving quality of care in substance abuse treatment using five key process improvement principles: A qualitative analysis"

This paper shares research results that suggest that the most successful organizations integrate and apply most, if not all, of the five NIATx principles as they develop and test change strategies.

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At NIATx our goal is to keep process improvement simple. In fact, we've been known to explain our entire process over lunch. Here's how it works.

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From 121 to 15 days: Orleans Parish Drug Court time from sentencing to treatment

A walk-through showed this New Orleans change team ways they could change the intake process to get drug court clients into treatment faster.

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Reminder calls increase attendance for Napa County DUI programs

The Napa County DUI Program offers several programs for people convicted of driving under the influence: a three-, six- or nine-month education and counseling program for first offenders, and an 18-month program for multiple offenders.

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Regional Training Opportunity: Using Networks to Implement and Improve EHRs and other HIT

These intense one-day seminars will provide attendees with the necessary information to understand the basic steps in upgrading HIT systems, provide them an opportunity to network with other providers in their State and/or Region, and plan next steps related to business operations and information technology improvements.

>Find out more.

Upcoming Events & Presentations

April 25-26, 2012 NIATx Change Leader Academy
June 19–22, 2012 2012 SAAS Conference and NIATx Summit

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