Top Five SUD Treatment Challenges and Opportunities for Providers in 2021 and Beyond

October 7, 2021

The last 18 months have been a roller-coaster ride for substance use disorder (SUD) treatment providers. The rapid changes in established practices, the inflow of complicated cases, and the looming threat of the pandemic for personnel and vulnerable populations were just a few of the challenges to tackle. In the more stable second half of 2021, there is some time to reflect on the SUD treatment challenges and outline opportunities for improvement.

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Topics: Electronic Health Records, Substance Use

How Technology Is the New Frontier for Care Coordination

September 21, 2021

History has shown that when epidemics strike, society responds with perseverance and innovation. The current pandemic is unprecedented, not only in seriousness and scope but also in how the behavioral health industry delivers care. Out from the chaos has emerged the expediency of change to care for clients in need. Care coordination, in particular, rose in importance during the pandemic when many practices had to dive head-first into digital and data-driven transformation to continue services.

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Topics: Electronic Health Records, Care Coordination

How Modern EHR’s Can Help I/DD Providers During and After the COVID-19 Pandemic

June 7, 2021

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.

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Topics: Electronic Health Records, COVID-19, I/DD

Behavioral Health EHR (Electronic Health Records) - 2021 Trends

June 1, 2021

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.

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Topics: Electronic Health Records

Benefits of Investing in EHR During the COVID-19 Crisis

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.

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Topics: EHR, Electronic Health Records, COVID-19

What We Have Learned About EHR During the Pandemic

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.

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Topics: EHR, Electronic Health Records, COVID-19