About Better Outcomes Now

Better Outcomes Now (BON) is the true web application of Partners for Change Outcome Management System (PCOMS). BON is designed by Dr. Barry L. Duncan, the developer of the clinical process of PCOMS, the impetus for its scientific credibility, and the most successful at its implementation.

  • Empirically proven to improve outcomes and efficiency, a SAMHSA evidence based practice
  • Demonstrates effectiveness to funders
  • Can be used across orientations and problems or diagnoses—allowing you to be evidence based across all clients
  • Cost effective implementation compared to other evidence based practices
  • Operationalizes client privilege and individually tailored services
  • Decreases length of stay, drop outs, and no shows
  • Quality improvement strategy at both individual and agency levels
  • Disseminated across the US, Canada, and worldwide; PCOMS measures translated in 28 languages.
  • No Protected Health Information required or collected; Highly secure website

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Subscriptions are annual and based on the number of providers or users. The cost is $179 per user for 50 or less providers; $159 per user for 51 to 100 providers; $129 per user for 101 to 150 providers; $109 per user for 151 to 250 providers; $99 per user for 251 and above. There are no hidden costs and most training materials, including client video demonstrations of PCOMS and BON, are included.

Student subscriptions, designed specifically for graduate programs, are also available at $99 per year regardless of number of users.