Tip Sheet: Choosing a Behavioral Health EHR for Your Needs

October 11, 2017

If your healthcare organization is among the many still unsatisfied with their current health records management, then you’re most likely overwhelmed with the task of moving from paper to digital records or finding a new electronic health records (EHR) system that has exactly what you’re looking for. The transition period can be extremely difficult for some healthcare providers and agencies, who face several barriers to achieving meaningful use through EHR adoption.

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Top 3 Barriers to Mental Health Meaningful Use

September 13, 2017

The adoption of health information exchanges (HIEs) are on the rise for most healthcare providers, improving service and outcomes for patients and efficiencies for staff. Yet for behavioral health (BH) providers, challenges with federal incentive programs, patient record protection laws and interoperability with primary care continue to impede its full adoption.

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I/DD Video Series: Tackling BHIT’s Biggest Challenge

August 21, 2017

How much do you know about care collaboration in today’s value-based market? This is the final installment of a 4-part series focusing on the I/DD landscape and featuring footage from the presentation, The Next Generation of Care Collaboration. Shown at the 2016 OPEN MINDS Strategy & Innovation Institute in Clearwater, Florida, this presentation was given by Core Solutions CEO Ravi Ganesan and Deloitte Consulting Senior Manager, Adam Bauer.

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I/DD Video Series: Establishing a Collaborative Health Ecosystem

August 7, 2017

 

How much do you know about care collaboration in today’s value-based market? This is part three of a 4-part series focusing on the I/DD landscape and featuring footage from the presentation, The Next Generation of Care Collaboration. Shown at the 2016 OPEN MINDS Strategy & Innovation Institute in Clearwater, Florida, this presentation was given by Core Solutions CEO Ravi Ganesan and Deloitte Consulting Senior Manager, Adam Bauer.

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I/DD Video Series: Forecast: The Evolving State of I/DD Organizations

July 24, 2017

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I/DD Video Series: Establishing an Interdependent Mindset

July 10, 2017

How much do you know about care collaboration in today’s value-based market? This is part one of a 4-part series focusing on the I/DD landscape and featuring footage from the presentation, “The Next Generation of Care Collaboration.” Shown at the 2016 OPEN MINDS Strategy & Innovation Institute in Clearwater, Florida, this presentation was given by Core Solutions CEO Ravi Ganesan and Deloitte Consulting Senior Manager Adam Bauer.

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OPEN MINDS Recap: Connecting the Dots from Data to Value

June 28, 2017

At the latest OPEN MINDS Strategy & Innovation Institute, Core Solutions President Ravi Ganesan led an informative session on the strategic use of data in the healthcare industry. Along with co-presenter Adam Bauer, Senior Manager at Deloitte, Ravi spoke about the importance of establishing effective data collection and evaluation processes to better support today’s healthcare organizations. In this blog post, we’ll review some of the biggest takeaways from the presentation entitled “Connecting the Dots from Data to Value.”

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SlideShare: The Importance of a Mobile EHR

June 19, 2017

Mobile technology has become a crucial part of daily life over the last decade, but only recently has mobile made waves in the healthcare industry and worked its way into the electronic health records (EHR) space. Mobile devices carry a sizable advantage over traditional stationary computers, serving communication purposes and offering access to information systems, clinical applications and necessary reference materials and resources. All of this is invaluable, especially for those whose professions require mobility to execute daily functions.

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Top 5 Reasons Why Capturing Outcomes Data and Reporting is Crucial in Behavioral Healthcare

May 22, 2017

Prior to the newer and more complex regulations affecting behavioral healthcare (BH) providers today, there was a serious gap in the measurement of BH performance. This included a strong lack of evidence regarding care, poorly defined quality measurements and an absence of linked electronic health record data. Now that incentive and payment plans have paved the way for enhanced and frequent reporting, BH providers are tasked with examining key performance areas and continually working on ways to leverage their data.

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Top 5 Reasons Your Non-Profit Would Benefit from Investing In an EHR

May 8, 2017

The first real taste of health information technology (HIT) for providers and hospitals came after the inception of the HITECH Act in 2009. While adoption and utilization started off slow in the years following its enactment, several factors helped accelerate its growth, including federally sponsored incentive payments. These programs helped spur the adoption and meaningful use of HIT by eligible professionals, hospitals, critical access hospitals and Medicare Advantage Organizations. Most notably, this promotion also increased the use of qualified electronic health records (EHRs).  

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