Inside Behavioral Health: Behavioral Health Terms You Should Know Part 2Inside Behavioral Health: Behavioral Health Terms You Should Know Part 2

We are continuing our series on behavioral health terms you should know! As mentioned in our first blog, this is by no means a comprehensive list of terms. Our hope is that this list of terms, along with Part 1 of the blog series, will develop a more common vocabulary between consumers and providers in ...
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Will your staff use and adopt your new Electronic Health Record EHR software?Will your staff use and adopt your new Electronic Health Record EHR software?

    There are stories of new EHRs being bought and not used by the staff. Why is that? How do you make sure the EHR you select will get used? In one of our previous blog articles we discussed the 7+1 bonus steps for EHR selection. The most important +1 bonus talked about ease-of-use. Ease-of-use really ...
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Inside Behavioral Health: Behavioral Health Terms You Should Know Part 1Inside Behavioral Health: Behavioral Health Terms You Should Know Part 1

In the world of mental and behavioral health services, there are many terms that get used. Sometimes there is confusion around those words and how they are used. While this list is by no means comprehensive, it covers some behavioral health terms that can be confusing to both consumers and providers. In addition, because there ...
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Mental Health Awareness for more than a MonthMental Health Awareness for more than a Month

May just came to a close, which means Mental Health Awareness Month is also ending. But that doesn’t mean the communication should stop. Or even slow down, for that matter. Mental Health Awareness month has been observed in May since 1949. It’s outreach has touched millions of people through media, local events and screenings. Mental ...
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6 Ways to Optimize Your EHR6 Ways to Optimize Your EHR

Whether you are moving from paper, a hybrid system or an existing EHR, now is the time to think about how to optimize your EHR. It’s not an easy task. It has a lot of moving parts. But, putting this effort in before you search for an EHR vendor and implement a system is key ...
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CMS and ONC Propose New Rules for InteroperabilityCMS and ONC Propose New Rules for Interoperability

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) recently proposed new rules to support seamless and secure access, exchange, and use of electronic health information (EHI). The rules were issued by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC). The intention of ...
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