Assessment/Benchmark Addictions Treatment Costs Project

Project Lead:

Brian Rush, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health

Description:

A program that will assess and compare the cost of addictions treatment services in Ontario.
How will this project benefit Ontario?

Assessing and comparing the costs of addictions treatment services is a key part of measuring the performance of individual treatment services. Standardized cost measures can provide comparative benchmarks and is necessary to developing strategies to increase the efficiency and overall cost-effectiveness of the treatment system. This project will develop and pilot a standardized program of cost reporting and comparisons for addiction treatment services inOntario. Cost measures resulting from this program can also be used in comparisons with other jurisdictions and is expected to make an important contribution to Canada’s National Treatment Strategy.

How can you get involved?

Individuals with experience and expertise will be considered for participation as members of the Advisory Committee. Please contact Brian Rush at brian_rush@camh.net for more information.

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August 4, 2011 at 12:53 am Leave a comment