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We have an app for that!

It’s a road, not a destination  Advancing technology has brought more health care into the digital world. Today there are tons of behavioral health applications and services to choose from. Although these tools have been available for years, the COVID-19 pandemic propelled their adoption forward as most behavioral health care moved online. An ongoing shortage [...]

By |2022-10-20T15:38:16-05:00October 20th, 2022|Uncategorized|Comments Off on We have an app for that!

Here’s What EHR Users Need to Know About the 21st Century Cures Act

If your practice uses an electronic health record (EHR) system, then it’s important to understand how the 21st Century Cures Act affects you. The Cures Act, signed into law in December 2016, is the foundation put in place by the HITECH Act via the 3 stages of Meaningful Use. The Cures Act in many ways [...]

By |2022-07-20T17:13:48-05:00July 21st, 2022|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Here’s What EHR Users Need to Know About the 21st Century Cures Act

5 Things to Consider When Procuring EHR Software

I’ve been dedicated to the behavioral health market for over 25 years and I’ve probably worked on over 1,000 requests for proposals (better known as RFPs) for electronic health records. Because of this, I’ve pretty much seen it all. Long lists of questions, scenario-based responses, pricing-based responses, some that look like they took months to [...]

By |2022-06-16T16:19:39-05:00June 16th, 2022|Tech Procurement|Comments Off on 5 Things to Consider When Procuring EHR Software

It’s Never Too Late to Learn the Building Blocks of Value-Based Care

You’ve probably noticed the incredible investment in the healthcare technology space over the last couple of years. Value-based care (VBC), or value-based reimbursement, is a common buzzword in healthcare. But not everyone is clear on what it means exactly. As the U.S. healthcare industry evolves toward VBC, many health providers and new technology solutions may [...]

By |2022-05-18T12:21:28-05:00May 18th, 2022|Uncategorized|Comments Off on It’s Never Too Late to Learn the Building Blocks of Value-Based Care

Embarking on a new business endeavor? Don’t leave the past behind…

“Wow, what? This cannot be correct!?” This is what I was thinking while I was writing up my bio for my new business endeavor and realized I’ve been working for thirty years. Interestingly enough, I’ve worked in the rehabilitation services and the behavioral health “space” for all of it. I worked in traumatic brain injury [...]

By |2022-04-12T08:04:21-05:00April 12th, 2022|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Embarking on a new business endeavor? Don’t leave the past behind…

Telehealth in BH

One of the biggest barriers that prevent many people from going to the doctor for adequate medical care is transportation -- actually getting to your medical appointment can be a huge challenge. Whether it’s a lack of transportation, a significant distance to drive, a behavioral health issue or other disability that prevents them from [...]

By |2022-04-04T14:29:28-05:00October 22nd, 2021|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Telehealth in BH

Behavioral Health is Primary Care

If you go to your doctor for a healthcare issue or an annual checkup, and they treat you for a physical healthcare issue - one part of the process should be related to your mental health also. This is becoming more commonplace but we have more work to do. The same is true for [...]

By |2022-04-05T13:41:03-05:00October 12th, 2021|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Behavioral Health is Primary Care

Care Coordination

As the idea of Certified Community Healthcare Clinics (CCBHC’s) matures, we will begin to see leading organizations moving toward this new structure. This type of client-focused attention will improve the overall health of the Medicaid population by integrating primary care, establishing evidence-based practices, and actively coordinating services outside of their four walls. The criteria for [...]

By |2022-04-03T14:13:12-05:00September 21st, 2021|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Care Coordination

You Own Your Data

As the healthcare system evolves, more organizations are using technology to exchange crucial patient information. With tons of data being gathered, every healthcare provider needs to work in a way that is smart, safe, and efficient. As people expect complete access to their healthcare data, technology needs to move faster and more efficiently. We can [...]

By |2022-04-03T14:16:11-05:00September 11th, 2021|Uncategorized|Comments Off on You Own Your Data

Remote Team Management Tips from a Home Office Pro

For most of us, working out of a home office is a new thing. For me, it’s been a long ride. I moved to a home office back in November of 2000 prior to the first internet bubble. At that point, DSL was the thing and online meetings consisted of the brand-spanking-new WebEx application or [...]

By |2022-04-03T14:17:19-05:00August 21st, 2021|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Remote Team Management Tips from a Home Office Pro