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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...Do Not Collect $200 – Do Avoid Medicaid Fraud with EHR Hard Stops

Monopoly – The Friendship Ruiner

Monopoly is known for ruining friendships. As the number of hotels rises and the number in your bank account dwindles, your resentment grows until you start...

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Service, Volunteering and Substance Abuse | History Repeats Itself

For many of us, volunteering is something that we’ve been told to do to be considered a good person. Parents, peers, schools, and employers encourage us to volunteer because there are people less...

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ACEs Too High | Saving Our Children By the Time Dessert Comes

Several years ago I had the unique opportunity of having dinner with Dr. John Anda and Dr. Sandra Bloom, both pioneers when it comes to trauma and trauma informed care. It was a special...

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Pie Charts Hurt Your Outcomes Data | Pros and Cons of Pie Charts

Everyone loves pie. It’s a staple at many holiday and family dinners due to its classic simplicity. Similarly, pie charts are a classic choice in graphs to demonstrate parts against the whole. The...

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Finding Your Ideal Central Intake Worker: See Sample Job Posting

Searching for a new employee can be one of the most frustrating parts of managing an organization. It can be a long process - one that has a significant impact on the success and efficiency of...

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Behavioral Health Outcomes in Client and Data Driven Cultures Faceoff

I do remember social work school-it wasn’t that long ago. There was a lot of talk about feelings; about engagement and nonjudgmental interactions; about clients. However, there was not a lot of...

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NYSCRI | The Hopping Clinical Record Initiative & Why You Should Care

Prior to NYSCRI, the New York State Clinical Record Initiative, New York clinics filled out open-ended paper forms. With these forms, it was difficult to accurately track information and...

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Who You Gonna Call? Central Intake! 3 Expectations for Intake Calls

Like the Ghostbusters team in the original 1984 movie, your clinic’s central intake office is the first call when a consumer is seeking help. A central intake process is one where clinics have one...

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Open Access: Opening the Door to a More Efficient Clinic

The best time to start a client in treatment is the moment they are ready.  Open Access strategies reduce the time between when a client is ready and when treatment begins to zero!

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