Adopted MeasuresDeveloping MeasuresStanding WorkgroupsResourcesBibliography
Organizations Using WC Measures

The WC’s three administrative data-based measures of Identification, Initiation & Engagement have been widely adapted and adopted by accrediting and funding organizations.  A partial list of organizations that have adapted and used the WC’s specifications includes:

The National Commission on Quality Assurance: The Healthcare Effectiveness Data and Information Set (HEDIS)

The Veterans Health Administration's substance abuse treatment  system, which has been monitoring all three Washington Circle measures for the past four years.  This work is conducted at the VA Program Evaluation and Resource Center, directed by Keith Humphreys, Ph.D.

The Network for the Improvement of Addiction Treatment (NIATx)

The Center for Substance Abuse Treatment and the Robert Wood Johnson’s Strengthening Access & Retention (STAR) grants and the STAR- State Infrastructure grants.