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Domains : Health Conditions

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Overall Rank Primary Domain Additional Domain(s) Measure Title
38 Health Conditions Best in Domain Percentage of patients who perceive improvement in their condition. Display Detailed
44 Health Conditions The proportion of persons served who are rated by an observer (e.g. family, clinician) as better, worse or unchanged at the termination of treatment compared to the initiation of treatment. Display Detailed
67 Health Conditions Patients with Mood Disorders Percentage of adult patients with major depression who show a marked improvement on standardized measures (e.g., Patient Health Questionnaire -9 (PHQ-9) score less than 5, The Hamilton Depression Rating Scale (Ham-D) score of 7 or less) within 6 months of initiating treatment. Display Detailed
84 Health Conditions Accessibility, Quality and Safety Routine utilization of questionnaires, (e.g. quality of life questionnaires) are only used in the presence of ongoing collaborative/quality improvement programs. Display Detailed
87 Early Detection Health Conditions Duration of untreated symptoms (self and/or family defined). Display Detailed
99 Health Conditions Continuity Use of a brief scale (i.e., the Threshold Assessment Grid (TAG)) to determine immediacy and intensity of specialized mental health services needed by a patient in primary health care based on their current mental status. Display Detailed
111 Health Conditions Use of a standardized tool (e.g., The Primary Care Evaluation of Mental Disorders (PRIME-MD) tool or the self-report version of this scale the PHQ-full version) for measuring the presence/absence of various psychiatric disorders in primary health care and community settings. Display Detailed
114 Health Conditions Use of a standardized tool (e.g., General Health Questionnaire (GHQ)) for measuring general psychological distress (as opposed to presence/absence of a mental disorder) in primary health care and community settings. Display Detailed
123 Patients with Comorbid Conditions Health Conditions Use of the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health Concurrent Disorders screener, a validated computer-administered rating scale (5-20 minutes to complete) that flags the possible presence of co-morbid mental health or addictions disorders. Display Detailed
132 Early Detection Health Conditions, Children Use of the Dominic diagnostic tool, a validated, interactive, child self-report instrument or other similar tools among children presenting with emotional or behavioural problems. Display Detailed
133 Children Health Conditions Use of the Child Behaviour Checklist (CBCL) pre/post treatment. Display Detailed
142 Health Conditions Psychotherapy Use of the Clinical Outcomes in Routine Evaluation - Outcome Measure (CORE-OM), a validated, 34 item measure of the outcome of psychotherapy and applicable to most forms of psychotherapy. Display Detailed
  Best in Domain Most highly rated measure for the identified primary domain.
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