The 3 Tenants of Creators and Consumers for Value-Based-Payments

When you look at a finished report like the one below, it looks like it must have been complicated to create and taken a long time. It’s colorful; it can be filtered to highlight specific...

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Conquer Value-Based Payments with Customized Reports in Your Agency

If you put some of the best minds in behavioral health together and asked them what the most important reporting needs are to succeed in value-based payments, many of them would probably agree. ...

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4 E-prescribing Benefits Other Than Avoiding Bad Handwriting

Remember when you used to walk into your schoolroom when you were an elementary school student and you were greeted by a handwriting exercise on your desk? You would sit down, grip your pencil and...

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You May Have 99 Problems, But Website Best Practices Ain't One

What even are website best practices?

Managing a behavioral health agency is hard. Keeping track of clients, expenses, and staff is difficult. Creating and maintaining a website when there are 99...

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How do I fix late progress notes? | Progress Note Float

We’ve all been late before – and inevitably caused more problems by rushing and forgetting things and becoming even later. It’s times like that when I truly identify with the Mad Hatter rabbit...

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Reports Don’t Improve Outcomes | Navigating Outcomes Data & Measures

“If” is a tiny word that has big implications and infinite possibilities. If you run every day, you’ll be able to run a 5K. If you read one book a week, you’ll be smarter. If you nail your work...

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Medicare Beneficiary Identifier | New Medicare Number, Who Dis?

We’ve all been there. You’re playing with your new phone – customizing your settings, selecting your background photo, testing the camera quality – when a text comes in. From a number you don’t...

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Behavioral Health Social Media Marketing - Yes, You Need It

A few weeks ago, Crockpot owners across the country were ready to throw the kitchen appliance away and never use it again. Why? Because it had just been revealed that a slow cooker – cousin to the...

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Meaningful Use in Behavioral Health | Taming the Wild Wild West

There’s a certain allure to western movies. Of watching the main hero overcome the Wild West and all it entails, gun fights, train robberies, stampedes, fellow cowboys without the good-side the...

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Ohio Medicaid Behavioral Health Redesign | Everything You Need to Know

The final stage of the Ohio Medicaid Behavioral Health Redesign started on January 1, 2018. I have customers in Ohio, so I always make a point to keep up with changes to their behavioral health...

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