OPEN MINDS The Behavioral Health & Social Service Industry Analyst Industry News The California Society of Addiction Medicine (CA embarked on a project, called the Collaborative Addiction Treatment Outcome, which is designed to improve the ability of clinicians to identify effective and cost-efficient treatment for alcoholic and drug addicted patients. The heart of the project will be the development of a comprehensive database of addiction treatment outcome information. The project will be conducted in three phases: (1) identification of the information needed to assess treatment outcomes and quality . . .