Smaller behavioral health clinics and providers have proven to have a significant impact on health outcomes in their local communities. That fact is often overlooked. Indeed, the individual approach to treatment with small local practices builds lasting benefits for clients. However, these smaller behavioral health providers also face unique organizational challenges that often come as a surprise. Fortunately, practice management EHR can help address these hurdles for improved care and efficiency.
Overcoming Organizational Challenges as a Smaller Behavioral Health Provider With Practice Management EHR
July 7, 2021
Topics: Behavioral Health
During the COVID-19 pandemic, community behavioral health centers (CBHCs) have been struggling to meet rising demands for access to their services. Awareness of various behavioral health conditions is more important than ever. Finding solutions - like the community behavioral health EHR (electronic health record) - that help all community practices become more data-driven and efficient is key to success.
June 15, 2021
Most look to the private sector for innovation. It was a breath of fresh air when the state of Massachusetts (MA) made moves to become a leader in digital transformation. That led state lawmakers to new frontiers for the MA electronic health record (EHR). However, MA behavioral health EHR adoption has not gained traction as quickly. Sharing sensitive personal information has long been a topic of debate in the industry. Thus, EHR in behavioral health faces more challenges.
People with intellectual/developmental disabilities (I/DD) have traditionally suffered disproportionately during the COVID-19 pandemic. They remain at high risk of being overlooked as the world continues to respond to the crisis. I/DD provider organizations are facing a changing landscape with both new approaches to service delivery including the fast transition to offering services virtually. The intellectual/developmental disabilities EHR (electronic health record) is important for a managed transition to a new value-based model of whole-person care.
Substance use disorder (SUD) treatment providers have the potential to spearhead dramatic change in behavioral health. Substance use disorder EHR (electronic health record) systems have the ability to promote clinical best practices in addiction treatment practices. Unfortunately, SUD treatment centers have been slow to adopt EHR.
Topics: Substance Abuse
Behavioral health software solutions need to meet the new challenges of 2021, and we have witnessed the industry being turned upside down as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Combined with economic and social challenges, these events have caused an enormous strain on behavioral health providers, leading many of them to realize the need to adapt and improve their foundational technology systems. In response, the behavioral health EHR (electronic health records) market offerings are rapidly evolving.
Topics: Electronic Health Records
March 25, 2021
The entire healthcare industry has suddenly experienced new challenges that could not have been predicted, and behavioral healthcare is no exception. With today's focus on battling the pandemic, an efficient electronic health record (EHR) system is more important than ever before. Let's take a look at the advantages of investing in one today.
March 25, 2021
The behavioral health care industry is facing challenges now more than ever due to the current COVID-19 pandemic. With the increased demand for wrap-around services, efficient and seamless integration, and improved security, a valuable EHR is critical during this challenging time.
February 25, 2020