50 Ways to Connect with Netsmart and Get the Most Out of NatCon19

Nationwide industry leaders, experts and influencers will soon be harmonizing in the Music City about the present and future of behavioral healthcare. In recognition of the National Council for Behavioral Health’s 50th anniversary, we’re bringing you 50 ways to connect with Netsmart (booth 417 and 329) and get the most out of NatCon19! Review the list below before we orchestrate in Nashville to share instrumental innovation and synchronize our eclectic efforts. Discover how Netsmart is paving the way for integrated…

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Telehealth: Virtual Care at Your County’s Fingertips

Telehealth is gaining momentum across healthcare by providing more convenient access to care, creating clinical efficiencies, enhancing provider satisfaction and increasing service utilization.  The mobile, web application can be used for either on-demand or scheduled services, linking consumers to high-quality behavioral health and substance use treatment providers. Telehealth provides counties with new and innovative ways to connect with individuals, creating a new level of engagement to improve healthcare outcomes while driving down delivery system costs. Telehealth builds connections to county…

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Clinician Satisfaction for Overall Success

It’s no secret that healthcare is, by its own nature, stressful. There’s a lot of responsibility when some decisions literally can result in a life or death situation. It’s not for everyone, but those who choose healthcare as their career path want to ultimately help others. What unites clinicians and other healthcare professionals is their desire to help others live their best lives possible. That’s why it’s so important for organizations to recruit and retain the best talent available. But,…

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Leveraging Technology to Improve Clinician Satisfaction

The more clinicians engage with technology, the greater the benefit is for everyone involved, especially the clinicians themselves. When we capture more clinical documentation in a structured way, we can better examine, alert and respond to the data.  We now use more electronic health record (EHR)-connected devices on the floor than ever. However, technology can occasionally be an obstacle for clinicians. Sometimes it’s clunky or confusing, and it can seem like it’s getting in the way of patient care. In…

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Creating Value Through Electronic Health Records for Autism Therapy Services at Easterseals Southern California

The steady nationwide increase in autism prevalence has sparked greater demand for assessment and support services. Health IT plays a vital role in helping organizations establish efficient and consistent workflows, retain and train qualified staff and manage operations. Today, Netsmart technology is assisting Easterseals Southern California (ESSC) in their efforts to support central and southern California communities in need. Discover the unique value they’ve found in utilizing our EHR and what led them to select Netsmart as their health IT…

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Rethinking Your Routine In 2019

The new year offers a unique opportunity for us to reset. 361 days lie ahead for you to show up differently in pursuit of a more capable you. As we begin to refine and apply our 2019 resolutions and goals, ensure at least one is dedicated to supporting your mental health. Making positive changes through resolutions can encompass more than numbers on the scale, your attendance at the gym, performance at work and personal finances. Use the five resolutions below…

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Increasing Knowledge and Driving Action with Mental Health First Aid Training

Pause for a moment to consider the following NAMI statistic: one in five adults in the U.S. experience a mental illness in a given year. Now consider it in the context of the last time you were fifth in line at the grocery store, catching up with four of your closest friends or in a meeting among four colleagues. We are friends with, work alongside and are related to individuals who have or will encounter compromised mental health. As we…

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A Personal Journey to Recovery

For more than 40 years Credo Community Center for the Treatment of Addictions has assisted individuals whose lives have been negatively impacted by substance use. Through an individualized treatment structure, Credo offers a variety of chemical use and dependence services. The organization also provides outpatient and inpatient substance use support, mental health services, individual and group counseling and residential programs. With more than 100 professionals contributing to their transformative programs, Credo is the leading substance use provider in Northern New…

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Enhancing Autism Services with Technology

The demand for autism-related services in the U.S. has increased 30 percent over the last decade. More community providers are expanding their services to individuals and their families by adding new lines of business to support autism services. Providing support and services for individuals diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder typically requires unique workflows and other considerations. With so many types of services to provide across a diverse community with various needs, it’s important for provider organizations to have the…

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How the Recent Opioid Legislation Impacts Community-Based Providers

Today President Trump signed into law legislation intended to help stem the opioid crisis. The SUPPORT for Patients and Communities Act provides additional funding to combat addiction, improve access to treatment and authorizes a pilot financing program to incentivize providers to invest in technology to better coordinate care. We’ve all seen the stats when it comes to the opioid crisis: More than 72,000 people died in the U.S. in 2017 from an opioid overdose. The Centers for Disease Control and…

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