Implement PCOMS with the confidence of knowing that we have not only the experience but also more successes than anyone, including the six largest public behavioral health organizations in their respective states as well as provincial implementation in Saskatchewan.
Get the PCOMS instruments (the Outcome Rating Scale and Session Rating Scale or ORS and SRS) in 28 languages! Free for personal use or secure an organizational license for a one-time, affordable fee. A BON subscription includes the license for the paper measures.
Learn about PCOMS and how to improve outcomes for free! 20 minute webinars cover all aspects of clinical practice and implementation whether you are an individual practitioner, group practice, or behavioral health organization.
Better Outcomes Now (BON) is the web application of the Partners for Change Outcome Management System (PCOMS), created by the developer of the clinical process of PCOMS, Dr. Barry L. Duncan, and the organization that conducted the 6 randomized clinical trials that led to its evidence based practice designation. BON combines science, technology, and clinical expertise to improve consumer outcomes and increase efficiency. Importantly, BON provides a way to operationalize consumer driven services and involve clients in all decisions that affect their care.
BON partners with consumers to identify those who aren’t responding and addresses the lack of progress in a proactive way that keeps clients engaged while providers collaboratively seek new directions. It uses measures that are reliable and valid, but feasible for each clinical encounter and provides objective, quantifiable data on the effectiveness of providers and systems of care. Hundreds of organizations, like yours, have implemented PCOMS and BON, including the six largest public behavioral health agencies in their respective states, provincial implementation in Saskatchewan, and a national implementation in Norway.
BON is the superior system on the market, providing an accurate, non-inflated analysis of effectiveness. It is designed with the nuances of the clinical process of PCOMS in mind as well the practicalities of both supervision and data analysis for quality improvement and reporting purposes. BON attends directly to data integrity and is a true application of the intent and spirit of PCOMS.
It has been sixteen years since the original Heroic Clients, Heroic Agencies: Partners for Change was published. What began as...Read More >
The three sisters, heartandsoulofchange.com, pcoms.com, and betteroutcomesnow.com are now at one home: betteroutcomesnow.com. Information about PCOMS and BON is now...Read More >
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