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Powered by Owl Insights®, Inova Kellar Center Achieves Joint Commission Accreditation
Commended as a Leader in Successful Implementation of Measurement-Based Care in Behavioral Health
By: Owl Insights
Inova Health System is a $3.3 billion hospital system annually serving more than two million people from throughout Northern Virginia and the Washington, DC, metro area. Inova Kellar Center provides a full array of outpatient services and programs, including individual, family and group therapy, medication management, psychiatric evaluations, psychological testing, intensive outpatient programs, intensive home-based services and partial hospitalization programs.
Inova Kellar Center selected the Owl as its measurement-
"The entire staff of Inova Kellar Center is proud of our recent Joint Commission success, said Rick Leichtweis, Ph.D., Senior Director of Inova Kellar Center. "The Owl was vital to our achievement of both Joint Commission accreditation and recognition for successfully integrating MBC into clinical practice. The Owl changed the conversation by enabling our organization to implement measurement-
"We are very pleased to have played a pivotal role in Inova Kellar Center's exceptional performance in the accreditation process," said Eric Meier, CEO of Owl Insights. "Inova Kellar Center's use of the Owl demonstrates the power of our solution to simplify and scale the implementation of measure-based care for better clinical and economic outcomes."
"Joint Commission accreditation provides behavioral health care organizations with the processes needed to improve in a variety of areas related to the care of individuals and their families," said Julia Finken, RN, BSN, MBA, CSSBB, CPHQ, and Executive Director, Behavioral Health Care Accreditation Program, of The Joint Commission. "We commend Inova Kellar Center for its efforts to elevate the standard of care it provides and to instill confidence in the community it serves."
Inova is a global leader in personalized health, which leverages precision medicine to predict, prevent and treat disease, enabling individuals to live longer, healthier lives. Inova serves more than 2 million people each year from throughout the Washington, DC, metro area and beyond. The health system shaping the future of health through our integrated network of hospitals, primary and specialty care practices, emergency and urgent care centers, and outpatient services and destination institutes. Inova is home to world-class researchers, expert medical specialists and renowned scientists who are driving innovation to improve patient care, prevent disease and promote wellness. The organization's commitment to health and wellness is further reflected in its sustainable practices. Founded in Fairfax in 1991 through a gift from the late Art and Betty Kellar, the Inova Kellar Center provides comprehensive mental health, substance disorder treatment and special education services to thousands of children, adolescents and families throughout the metropolitan area — regardless of resources or their ability to pay. http://www.inova.org
Owl Insights® (the Owl) is a measurement-
The Joint Commission
Founded in 1951, The Joint Commission seeks to continuously improve health care for the public, in collaboration with other stakeholders, by evaluating health care organizations and inspiring them to excel in providing safe and effective care of the highest quality and value. The Joint Commission accredits and certifies more than 21,000 health care organizations and programs in the United States. An independent, nonprofit organization, The Joint Commission is the nation's oldest and largest standards-setting and accrediting body in healthcare. http://www.jointcommission.org.
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