The Journal of Behavioral Health Services & Research

, Volume 25, Issue 1, pp 100–107

Developing an integrated information system for specialized addiction treatment agencies

Authors

    • Clinical, Social and Evaluation and Research Department, Addiction Research Foundation
  • Kathy Braun
    • Clinical, Social and Evaluation and Research Department, Addiction Research Foundation
  • Brian R. Rush
    • Clinical, Social and Evaluation and Research Department, Addiction Research Foundation
Brief Reports

DOI: 10.1007/BF02287505

Cite this article as:
Ogborne, A.C., Braun, K. & Rush, B.R. The Journal of Behavioral Health Services & Research (1998) 25: 100. doi:10.1007/BF02287505

Abstract

This article outlines the development of an integrated information system for specialized alcohol and drug treatment agencies in Ontario, Canada. The system is being developed following a strategic planning process involving provincial funding ministries and coalitions of service providers. An overview of the system's development is provided and the implementation of one subcomponent, a client-tracking system, is described. Some challenges to the implementation of this component are identified.

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