The ARC Mid-Hudson Selects Core Solutions’ EHR Platform, Cx360

February 25, 2020

King of Prussia, PA – February 24, 2020 – Core Solutions, Inc. (Core), a trusted electronic health records vendor for the behavioral health and human services industry, announced recently that The ARC Mid-Hudson, a private, not-for-profit Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (IDD) agency founded by families in Ulster, Greene and Putnam Counties in New York, has selected Core’s Cx360 Electronic Health Record (EHR) and Revenue Cycle Management (RCM) solution.
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6 steps to becoming a whole-person care focused organization

January 21, 2020

A trend in the behavioral health and human services industry over the last several years has been a push to provide whole-person care (WPC) to individuals and clients. Without treating the whole person, treatment tends to become fragmented. This goal of WPC has become attainable largely due to the use of electronic health records (EHR) and collecting and sharing data about clients.

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Is Your EHR Helping You Provide Whole Person Care?

January 14, 2020

Electronic health records (EHRs) can be an effective tool, even the most important one, for health organizations seeking to provide whole-person care (WPC) to clients.

In whole-person care, medical professionals and behavioral counselors consider not only all of the client's physical health problems, but also their mental and behavioral conditions, social setting and economic status.

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What does it mean to deliver whole-person care?

January 8, 2020

As the behavioral health and human services industry has continued to trend toward focusing on people they serve as whole people rather than on their specific health conditions, entirely new sets of challenges have arisen in support of this model. In the delivery of "whole-person care" (WPC), providers take a broader look at a person's health issues, including their mental, emotional and physical health. Read on to learn how the trend toward WPH provides comprehensive care more efficiently.

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Six Steps to Becoming a Data-driven Organization — EHR Checklist

November 19, 2019

Happier and healthier clients, reasonable health care costs, clearer business performance goals, enthusiastic staff and greater consumer satisfaction are only some of the benefits of harnessing your EHR and becoming a data-driven organization.

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Is your EHR moving you toward becoming a Data-Driven Enterprise?

November 15, 2019

It might be a trendy buzzword, but becoming "data-driven" is growing increasingly important for healthcare providers. Proper application of data analytics can reduce overall expenses while helping improve patient care.

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What does it mean to be data-driven?

November 4, 2019

Why have an expensive tool if it is not going to be used to its full capability? It's like spending a thousand dollars on the newest smartphone, and then only using it to make phone calls. This is the conundrum for behavioral health care organizations that use electronic health records (EHRs).

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Is your EHR Secure?

October 25, 2019

If you are like the many organizations that believe “data” is your most important asset, then you would agree that securing your most important asset is critical. The chances are you know of someone or some organization who has been recently impacted by a computer security incident in the last year. According to Statistica (1),the number of data breaches in the United States amounted to 1,244 with over 446.5 million records exposed. How do you ensure your vendor has taken all the right steps to protect your data?

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The Importance of Usability in your EHR Solution

October 23, 2019

We often hear words like ‘intuitive’, ‘easy to use’ etc. in marketing literature from EHR vendors. But what do these words really mean, and how do you know the software you are purchasing will be usable and adoptable by your staff?

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I/DD & Managed Care – What Are The Early Lessons For Providers?

July 8, 2019

This blog post was originally written by Sarah C. Threnhauser and published on OpenMinds.com.

For the past couple years, our team has tracked the intersection of managed care and Medicaid services for consumers with an intellectual/developmental disabilities (I/DD). At last count, 50% of Medicaid consumers with I/DD receive their health and behavioral health benefits through Medicaid health plans and 15% of those consumers have their LTSS services delivered via managed care models (see State Medicaid Programs With MLTSS: The 2016 OPEN MINDS Update, What Are The Major Provisions Of The 2016 CMS Medicaid Managed Care Final Rule?: An OPEN MINDS Market Intelligence Report, and VBR & I/DD-The Wave Begins).

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