Centerstone Research Institute Receives ROI Achievement Award at IBM Information On Demand Conference

CEO Tom Doub to receive honor, address how organization has improved patient care, productivity and overall efficiency using IBM solutions

Nashville, Tenn.—Centerstone Research Institute (CRI), a not-for-profit organization dedicated to improving behavioral healthcare through research and information technology, today announced that it has received the ROI Achievement Award at the IBM Information on Demand Conference in Las Vegas, Nevada. The award was accepted by CRI CEO Dr. Tom Doub, who also served as a presenter at the conference.

“CRI is honored to be recognized by IBM for our analytics work,” said Doub. “IBM solutions have helped us not only enhance patient care and operational efficiencies in our own organization, but also develop tools to transform the field of behavioral healthcare. We are excited to be able to leverage what we have learned and developed at CRI to help other behavioral health providers increase their revenues, improve their operations and deliver the best, most accurate and innovative care possible.”

A global information management conference, IBM Information on Demand brings together leading information technology experts to discuss how organizations are effectively increasing ROI and address the future of information management. Each year, the ROI Achievement Award is given to an IBM customer who has attained a demonstrable ROI from Business Analytics deployment that optimizes its business.

IBM solutions have helped CRI achieve several operational and clinical milestones including:

  • A 30 percent increase in revenue;
  • 25 percent improvement in treatment plan compliance;
  • A 25 percent increase in the average time clinicians are able to spend with patients; and
  • Enhanced incorporation of a practice-based evidence approach to treating patients, which allows for highly personalized care.

In addition to accepting the ROI Achievement Award, Doub will participate in several IBM Information on Demand sessions, including the keynote presentation on Tuesday, October 23, entitled, “Business Analytics Expertise for your Biggest Imperatives.” This presentation will address how IBM solutions have enabled leading organizations to utilize analytics to help deliver significant results. On the same day, Doub also will participate in the “Big Opportunities” session, which will explore how organizations are optimizing their business and IT investments using IBM Smarter Analytics solutions designed to address their unique industry challenges and opportunities.

About Centerstone Research Institute

Centerstone Research Institute (CRI) is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to improving the quality and effectiveness of care for those with mental health and addiction disorders. It provides research, analytics and evaluation services that help bridge the gap between the scientific discovery of effective treatments and the implementation of these treatments into standard clinical practice. CRI is funded through contracts, grants, foundations and individual donors who share the organization’s commitment to bridging the gap between science and service. Learn more about CRI at www.centerstoneresearch.org.