History

Outcome Referrals was founded in 1992 by a multi-disciplinary team of mental health providers, technical experts, and researchers interested in advancing the field of outcome evaluations. The company has grown to become the world’s leading provider of behavioral health outcome management services. Today, Outcome Referrals continues to revolutionize the field.

Timeline

1992

Treatment Outcome Package (TOP) first developed

1996

The industry’s first fax-based system bringing real-time outcomes to any provider with a fax machine

1997

The first state-wide provider network to use the TOP

1998

The industry’s first risk-adjusted outcome system that made for fair and accurate industry benchmarks

2004

The Joint Commission Codman Award for deploying Outcome Referrals’ innovative integration of outcomes management and evidence-based treatments

2005

Publication of the first outcome tool to meet the requirements of the APA’s Core Battery Conference

2006

Patented processes allowing the easy deployment of customized assessments and home administration

2008

The first models to improve the prediction of future psychiatric hospitalizations

2011

Introduction of the patented process of using outcome data to identify therapists’ strengths and refer patients based on patient need

2014

The first time in any medical field that a Randomized Controlled Trial made provider outcome data accessible to the public to make purchasing and referral decisions