In their eagerness to reduce the size of government, states have stripped away staff who would otherwise make onsite visits to ensure compliance.
An important step that programs often skip: the collection of baseline data. Improvements are often incremental, and if you don’t know exactly where you started, it’s easy to miss them.
In his review of long-term outcome studies involving both alcohol and heroin users, Vaillant noted the inspirational aspects of such participation.
“You don’t see much motivation or insight. But I guess that’s why they have to be compelled in the first place, right?”
If you’re not careful, the whole thing turns into an endless game of cat-and-mouse, that leads nowhere.
Once in the system, a hacker can easily move from one area to another– accessing PHI on many other patients.
Most people in stable recovery got there the hard way, through major alterations in the way they live.
It presupposes a patient who agrees with the recommendations, which, particularly with addictions, may not be the case.
The most common error is to assume your program is running pretty well and will therefore get a good result on the survey.