Rise of Telehealth: Pros & Cons for Behavioral Health Agencies 

Rise of Telehealth: Pros & Cons for Behavioral Health Agencies 

Telehealth is a rapidly developing technology platform that has the potential to revolutionize health care delivery, including behavioral health. Telehealth services use electronic tools and devices to connect patients with their providers, who can monitor their condition remotely. Telecare companies provide therapeutic services for in-home monitoring, drug management programs and more. While telehealth has been…

Why you need a project manager for your EHR implementation

Why you need a project manager for your EHR implementation

EHR selection and implementation is a long, daunting, complicated process. It’s even more difficult if your company decides to “go it alone” without the help of an expert project manager who has been there before. Knowing the potential pitfalls, setbacks, and disruptions  is a critical part of a smooth implementation process. Project Managers can see…

FBI Issues Alert Over Ransomware Attacks Targeting Healthcare Systems

FBI Issues Alert Over Ransomware Attacks Targeting Healthcare Systems

Source: https://www.cpomagazine.com/cyber-security/fbi-issues-alert-over-increased-conti-ransomware-attacks-targeting-the-healthcare-system-and-first-responder-networks/ The FBI says that the Conti ransomware group targeted at least 16 U.S. healthcare and first-responder networks. These victims are among over 400 organizations worldwide victimized by Conti, with 290 being in the United States. The global healthcare system experienced increased attacks from various ransomware gangs during the pandemic. Conti is just among more than a…

A Look At Behavioral Health in 2021: An Interview with Joyce Kelty

Joyce Kelty, Executive Director of Behavioral Information Systems, LLC, has seen major changes in the behavioral health landscape as she helps agencies meet the challenges presented and provide best practices services to their clients. Our staff wanted to share Joyce’s perspective on the future of behavioral health, at least the near term, and asked for…

Should your behavioral health agency go paperless? Top Tips To Know

Should your behavioral health agency go paperless? Top Tips To Know

Original content found on Fool.com and Constellation.com As companies grew increasingly reliant on electronic communication, experts assumed the era of the paperless business was upon us. Despite this, shops, restaurants, salons, law firms and small manufacturing firms still have difficulty converting to a paperless office. But the benefits can be worth the effort: Learning how…

Resources to help search for a behavioral health center

Resources to help search for a behavioral health center

This post was super helpful and found originally on mhnational.org. The following resources can be used to help you find mental health treatment services, including affordable treatment for those without insurance, in your community. Mental Health America’s fact sheet “Finding the Right Care” and some of the sites listed below provide detailed information to help you choose…

Five Best Practices for Training Staff on Using a New EHR

Five Best Practices for Training Staff on Using a New EHR

This article originally found on SoftwareAdvice.com It’s not uncommon for electronic health record (EHR) software implementation to be met with some resistance. After all, transitioning from a paper-based environment to one reliant on an electronic system can be daunting for physicians, nurses and other staff. Converting to an EHR doesn’t have to be something a…

How to Become an Electronic Health Records Specialist

How to Become an Electronic Health Records Specialist

This post was originally found on HealthGrad.com and we felt it was a great resource to share! An electronic health records specialist is responsible for organizing and managing patient health information data by making sure that it is of high quality, accurate, accessible and secure in both electronic and paper formats. Electronic health records specialists…