Developing an integrated information system for specialized addiction treatment agencies
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- Ogborne, A.C., Braun, K. & Rush, B.R. The Journal of Behavioral Health Services & Research (1998) 25: 100. doi:10.1007/BF02287505
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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.