The Coffers are Open: EHR Funding Op for NC Behavioral Health Agencies – Is Your State Next? The Coffers are Open:  EHR Funding Op for NC Behavioral Health Agencies - Is Your State Next?A treasure chest has been found in the behavioral health landscape of North Carolina – Is your state next?   As healthcare agencies and healthcare authorities across the nation are recognizing the value of transitioning to an electronic healthcare record system, funding agencies are waving their pom-poms in encouragement and opening their coffers to continue the transitions.  ... Read more...

Avoiding Analysis Paralysis When Selecting an EHR Avoiding Analysis Paralysis When Selecting an EHRThink back to the grocery shopping experience of our childhood. The cereals were a “section” – not an entire aisle.  We chose between Cheerios. But can you guess how many kinds of ... Read more...

Having the Right Tool at the Right Time Having the Right Tool at the Right TimeIn our last blog, we encouraged agencies who were beginning the process of implementing an electronic health record (EHR) system  to “Find Your Driver”:  to identify the one key person in your system who believes in the idea of what an EHR platform could do, believes in the people providing support behind the system – ... Read more...

Who’s Driving Your EHR Implementation? Who's Driving Your EHR Implementation?Every fast-moving vehicle needs a driver, including your Electronic Health Record (EHR) system. When transitioning from the archaic land of paper files to the cyber-driven world of secured, cloud-based data management, your agency needs a hero of a super-driver who not only believes in the platform, but also the people behind it, and the people ... Read more...

Not all EHR Vendors are Created Equal Not all EHR Vendors are Created EqualNot all EHR vendors are created equal. In the land of equality, we also have freedom: freedom to do as little or as much as we please. Freedom to excel – and freedom to “get by”. When it comes to meeting the needs of your agency, does your electronic health records vendor excel or merely ... Read more...

Opioid Crisis and Your EHR … a Follow-Up Opioid Crisis and Your EHR ... a Follow-UpThe opioid crisis in America is so severe, we believe each must do what he or she can to wrestle the epidemic into submission, and as an EHR vendor, one of our abilities lies in using this very blog space to trumpet statistics and resources. So, although we addressed this topic last October, [see “3 ... Read more...