Technical Support for Children’s Behavioral Healthcare Transformation: How Analytics and Technology Can Inform and Support Strategic Directions

Making “data driven policy” a reality requires robust support, access to data, sophisticated methods, research partnerships, and technological applications that can document challenges and successes. In the context of Illinois efforts to adjust capacity, streamline processes, and improve the efficiency and effectiveness of service delivery, the team will describe a methodological approach to leveraging data to understand the behavioral health services needs of the child & adolescent population.