COVID-19, Public Health, and Your EHRCOVID-19, Public Health, and Your EHR

The discussion of COVID-19 comes as no surprise. Coronavirus is currently the main headline for every news station worldwide and has over 3 billion results on Google. As an Electronic Health Record focused on Public Health, we understand the importance of addressing the arising issue of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). Public Health professionals are ...
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How to Prevent Physician BurnoutHow 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 ...
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Becoming a Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic (CCBHC): Part 2Becoming 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 ...
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Becoming a Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic (CCBHC): Part 1Becoming 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 ...
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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 ...
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Why Health Information Exchange is Important for EHR UseWhy 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 ...
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