- Increasing demand for evidence-based practices and treatment outcomes.
- Cost-effectiveness is a major issue
- Staff retention affects quality and cost.
- New product lines enhance image, market share, revenue and
support program viability.
- Staff training resources are scarce -- spend dollars wisely.
- Working in a managed
care environment demands new skills (assessment, placement, treatment and documentation).
- Treatment programming should
reflect the changing needs of the patients/clients.
- Measuring treatment progress is tightly linked to good documentation
- Waiting lists can be managed to enhance retention, increase readiness to change for new admissions and satisfy
referral source needs at little or no additional cost.