Australian Mental Health Outcomes and Classification Network
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Publications

31/12/1998 -

Developing a Casemix Classification for Mental Health Services Volume 2: Resource Materials

This document presents the resource materials associated with the Mental Health Classification and Service Costs (MHCASC) Project, a major service utilisation study conducted under the National Mental Health Strategy. The aim of the Project was... read more

31/12/1998 -

Developing a Casemix Classification for Mental Health Services: Summary

This booklet summarises the findings of the Mental Health Classification and Service Costs (MH-CASC) Project, a major service utilisation study conducted from 1995 - 1998 under the National Mental Health Strategy. The aim of the Project was to... read more

31/12/1999 -

Developing a Casemix Classification for Specialist Mental Health Services

This article, by Philip Burgess, Jane Pirkis, William Buckingham, Kathy Eagar and Shane Solomon, was printed in Casemix Quarterly (Volume 1, No. 4, 31 December 1999) and describes the work undertaken and the results of the Mental Health Health... read more

22/10/2018 -

Development of a Mental Health Carer Experience Survey: Final Report

The Australian Mental Health Outcomes and Classification Network (AMHOCN) led a project on the development of  the Mental Health Carer Experience Survey. This work was undertaken in collaboration with an expert working group and guided by the... read more

30/05/2008 -

Development of clinical prompts to enhance decision support tools related to the National Outcomes and Casemix Collection

This report presents the results of a project to establish the feasibility of linking clinical prompts to scores on the NOCC routine outcome measures; and the subsequent development of a library of clinical prompts to be potentially incorporated... read more

15/08/2016 -

Factors Influencing Health Status (FIHS)

The Factors Influencing Health Status (FIHS) measure is a checklist of ‘psychosocial complications’ based on the problems and issues identified in the chapter of ICD-10 regarding Factors Influencing Health Status.

15/08/2016 -

Focus of Care (FoC)

The Focus of Care (FoC) is a measure developed in the Australian MH-CASC study that requires the clinician to make a judgement about each consumer’s primary goal of care.  It is a single item requiring selection of one of four options: acute;... read more