How to practice measurement-based care: A step-by-step guide

“All this patient health information coming in from Blueprint is great - but how do I actually use this information to practice measurement-based care?!” This is a common question for many clinicians new to the Blueprint community - and for good reason. For many of us, integrating routine outcome measurement…

Sleep, Mental Health, and Measurement-Based Care

For many, a good night’s sleep feels more like a dream than a real possibility. But adequate sleep isn’t a luxury - it’s an essential component of physical and mental wellbeing. Over the past decade, the relationship between sleep and health has received increasing attention, as has…

Measuring Mindfulness: Choosing the Right Assessment for Your Practice

Although by no means a novel practice, mindfulness has quickly become a hot topic in conversations about mental health. Evidence that mindfulness training can reduce symptoms and improve quality of life abounds, but the task of quantifying that improvement is less straightforward. The ability to measure mindfulness accurately and reliably…

Staying Connected: Telehealth and the Therapeutic Relationship

As the number of providers forced to shift from face-to-face care to conducting sessions remotely continues to increase, a number of practice-specific experiences related to telehealth have emerged as hot topics in the conversation about mental healthcare. Providers and patients alike have questions about what this shift means for treatment,…

Quarantine’s Impact on Mental Health

The new reality of a global pandemic has major implications for all, particularly providers of health care - both physical and mental. The rapidity of COVID-19’s spread and impact on daily life belies how recently it began. Healthcare professionals across the world are dealing with the immediate reality of…