How to Prevent Physician Burnout How to Prevent Physician Burnout It is no secret stress and burnout are a cultural epidemic. 79% of the American workforce report feeling frequently stressed out.1 Of all the looming stressors in the workplace, workload resounds as the number one cause of stress.2 What are we doing to reduce stress in our workplaces? If stress could be reduced, burnout of ... Read more...

Becoming a Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic (CCBHC): Part 2 Becoming a Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic (CCBHC): Part 2 We’re continuing our conversation surrounding the growing behavioral health model: CCBHC. Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinics provide access to mental health and addiction services to vulnerable populations. No matter an individual’s ability to pay, these clinics provide comprehensive, integrated care. SAMHSA recently announced $200 million dollars available in expansion grants for the model.1 Our recent ... Read more...

Becoming a Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic (CCBHC): Part 1 Becoming a Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic (CCBHC): Part 1 You may have heard the recent news $200 million is now available in Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic Expansion Grants. As we described in our CCBHC overview blog, this model provides vulnerable populations with more access to mental health and addiction services. This additional funding, available to all states, allows the delivery of comprehensive care ... Read more...

Inside Behavioral Health: What is a CCBHC? Inside Behavioral Health: What is a CCBHC? This month, SAMHSA announced $200 million is now available nationwide for the Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic (CCBHC) Expansion Grants. Not only is this a $50 million increase from 2019 funding, but it also advances the program to be available in all states. While clinics from all 50 states may apply for grants, SAMHSA indicates ... Read more...

Why Health Information Exchange is Important for EHR Use Why Health Information Exchange is Important for EHR Use Electronic Health Records (EHRs) are an integral part of today’s healthcare system. Despite initial hesitation to switch to an EHR, an overwhelming majority of organizations that have made the change cannot imagine going back to paper. EHRs improve efficiency and increase reimbursements while improving patient care. As providers become more fluent with the technology, EHRs ... Read more...

What is HL7? What is HL7? As interoperability becomes a more pressing issue for providers, EHR vendors are paying attention to the standards that work to enable seamless health data exchange. Terms used frequently are HL7 and HL7 FHIR (which is pronounced “fire”), but many providers don’t really know what these things mean. To start, what is HL7? Health Level Seven International ... Read more...