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VA Technical Reference Model v 24.4

OQ-Analyst Technology

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Technologies must be operated and maintained in accordance with Federal and Department security and privacy policies and guidelines. More information on the proper use of the TRM can be found on the TRM Proper Use Tab/Section.

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Description: OQ-Analyst is a web-based software system that is used to administer electronic mental health outcome measures, questionnaires, and satisfaction surveys. This technology`s questionnaires are designed to track change during patient treatment and provide algorithms for detecting negative outcomes prior to treatment failure. OQ-Analyst`s questionnaires utilize change metrics to define standards for clinically significant change achieved during mental health treatment (i.e., classifying patient change as recovered, improved, no change, or deterioration). Additionally, this technology can integrate with any Electronic Health Record (EHR)/Electronic Medical Record (EMR).

The OQ-Analyst software is designed to run in a network environment to allow access from multiple computers. This software should be installed on a central server computer, and employees can access the application from any computer on the local network through the Microsoft Internet Explorer web browser.

This technology stores data in a Microsoft Structured Query Language (SQL) Server Database.
Technology/Standard Usage Requirements: Users must ensure their use of this technology/standard is consistent with VA policies and standards, including, but not limited to, VA Handbooks 6102 and 6500; VA Directives 6004, 6513, and 6517; and National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) standards, including Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS). Users must ensure sensitive data is properly protected in compliance with all VA regulations. Prior to use of this technology, users should check with their supervisor, Information Security Officer (ISO), Facility Chief Information Officer (CIO), or local Office of Information and Technology (OI&T) representative to ensure that all actions are consistent with current VA policies and procedures prior to implementation.
Section 508 Information: This technology has not been assessed by the Section 508 Office. The Implementer of this technology has the responsibility to ensure the version deployed is 508-compliant. Section 508 compliance may be reviewed by the Section 508 Office and appropriate remedial action required if necessary. For additional information or assistance regarding Section 508, please contact the Section 508 Office at
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Decision Source: TRM Mgmt Group
Decision Process: One-VA TRM v20.7
Decision Date: 07/31/2020 at 11:13:42 UTC
Introduced By: TRM Request
Vendor Name: OQ Measures
- The information contained on this page is accurate as of the Decision Date (07/31/2020 at 11:13:42 UTC).