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everythingEHR is always on the hunt for innovative technology that aids our Behavioral Health providers. Our article on Spiritually Integrated Therapy was found by Next Step Solutions, Inc. After reading our other articles on why we care so much about this sector of healthcare, Next Step picked up the phone and made a connection with our CEO, Kristin Walker.
A visit to their corporate office in Michigan last year was yet another stop on our 2014 journey across the United States visiting EHR vendors and Behavioral Health practices. Kristin had the opportunity to meet everyone on the team and see what a software organization does that is heavy on development and light on marketing agendas. It was certainly a pleasure.
NextStep™ has developed a digital pen system and embedded artificial intelligence into their EHR. Sounds unbelievable right? A science fiction movie, maybe? We saw it action at their office and while we visited several of their clients. NextStep™ has clients across the United States using their award-winning software for behavioral health private practices, research clinics, residential programs, outpatient agencies and state hospitals. It was a pleasure to sit down with Dr. Darrin Hanna and David Ballenberger, MSW to discuss their product, their organization, and what the future holds for behavioral health technology.
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You hear through the grapevine about great people doing incredible work in Behavioral Health. People with civic-minded spirit and determined to make invaluable contributions to this sector of healthcare. People like Lisette Wright.
We were introduced to Lisette by her colleague Dr. Marlene Maheu and honored to be introduced. Of course we had to interview her for Mental Health News Radio! It was refreshing and affirming to talk to a true collaborator. We know who to bring in that will get into the specifics of ICD-10, Meaningful Use, PQRS, and large scale EHR implementations. Join us for an informative discussion about what Behavioral Health providers and agencies are NOT taking seriously and should.
Questions we asked Lisette on the show are listed below. Enjoy the full blog article HERE.
What is Behavioral Health Solutions?
How did you get into this work and why?
What are the main activities of BHS?
What types of clients have you worked with and can you describe some of your projects to date?
Why do you think change is so hard for some of your customers?
What does health care reform have to do with your approach to organizations?
Do you do anything for fun?
How did the Kisangaji Project come about?
Do you fundraise for Kisangaji?
What is important to know about you or BHS?
Today's guest was met at the annual Samaritan Institute conference. We were both session speakers and excited to collaborate in any way possible to support the sector of healthcare we are both immensely passionate about. My first thought after listening to Dr. Marlene Maheu was, “Why haven’t I met this powerhouse in person yet? She is the thought leader in telemental health.” Spend five minutes with her and you begin to grasp how much influence, passion, leadership and knowledge Dr. Maheu has about behavioral health in general but especially telebehavioral health. Take this journey with us to discover from the Executive Director of the Telemental Health Institute where technology is headed in relation to online behavioral health counseling. Please check out the full blog article here.
How did you get involved in the legal/ethical risk management side of telepractice?
How has your publication experience helped you in the field?
Why is there such a focus on telehealth right now?
What are some of the key issues involved with telepractice in telemental health or behavioral telehealth?
Which types of technology do you see as the next wave, or the next generation for behavioral health care?
Are these newer technologies considered part of telehealth?
How will these newer forms of technology make their way to the telehealth arena?
What does your company offer to professionals wanting to get involved with telemental health or behavioral telehealth?
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In this episode we are joined by Travis Wyman. He is no stranger to the reptile podcast world and has the knowledge to back it up. We will be talking about all about genetics and the science behind it. This is a must listen for anyone that is into breeding pythons
Greetings 9Mind Sacred Sistuhs, peace, protection, prosperity and most of all wisdom be upon we all and those we love. This evening we will be discussing genes and if certain pathologies, thoughts, habits, addictions and or mental and physical diseases are passed on thru our genetics from our parents? Is there a Biblical basis for our behavior and what we see going on around us? I will also be admonishing all ebony, chocolate aka Blk females to (not) do any more FREE BREEDING. Free breeding is something that SLAVES do and we need to stop supporting our own enslavement and those of our children.
All of us know by now that babies and children aren't FREE. So my question to all Sistuhs and women, why should OUR WOMBS be FREE? Especially to the lowest of non ALPHA males who prowl the communities and neighborhoods as nothing more than sexual PREDATORS which is the most dangerous predator on the earth? More dangerous than any four legger predator that the Aryan white predator felt like he needed to kill off so him and his kind could be the only reigning predator on this planet. See a man is not determined based off what he LOOKS like. Instead he/they are determined by what they THINK like.
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Today we interview business owner, clinician, and consultant Theresa Wray of Synergy Consulting Services. A rare and exciting connection for us because of one major factor: Theresa loves finding needles in haystacks. In fact, she excels at it. All of the necessary yet hair pulling work that counselors and Behavioral Health organizations dread to do are actually fun for Theresa. Things like reading your Managed Care contracts, auditing your charts, reviewing compliance plans, and verifying state regulations. Enjoy getting to know her during our interview on Mental Health News Radio. More importantly, enjoy getting to know what she can do for your Behavioral Health organization.
What made you start your consulting firm?
Why the name ‘Synergy’? What exactly does that mean?
You “officially” launched earlier this year. How are things going?
So who do you typically work with?
How so? What types of services do you provide?
Managed care, particularly around Compliance/Fraud, Waste, and Abuse, documentation, state-specific regulations, as well around some of the business-related issues that we weren’t taught about in grad school. For example, NPIs, CAQH, taxonomy codes, coming on board with managed care organizations, developing paperwork.
What would you say sets you and Synergy apart from many of the other coaches and consultants who are available to providers?
What advice would you give to someone considering opening their own practice or expanding their services?
How can people find out more about working with you?
Please enjoy the full blog article HERE.
On this week's program, hosts Doug Field and Andrew Dietz welcome guests from two innovative startups – Claritas Mindsciences and Surgeo – onto the program to discuss their digital health solutions.
The first guest on this week's program will be Phil Micali, chief commercial officer for Claritas Mindsciences. With over 30 years of experience in the health and wellness sectors, Phil now brings his expertise to bear on a new solution that merges mindfulness, digital technology and behavioral psychology to enable people to control their cravings and addictions. In this segment, Phil and the hosts will discuss the products offered by Claritas Mindsciences and how neurofeedback technology can effectively be used for smoking cessation and other healthy changes in behavior.
The second guest will be Arnon Krongrad, MD, president and CEO of Allevion, a health care technology company. As a physician with decades of experience, Dr. Krongrad created Surgeo, Allevion's flagship product, to connect patients to the best surgeons for the best price. Surgeo is an online marketplace that simplifies access to a highly qualified surgeon network. The services of every surgeon are transparently priced and conveniently packaged with the facility, anesthesia and other necessary components. In this interview, Dr. Krongrad and the hosts will discuss the causes for variation in cost for health care procedures and how the online Surgeo portal empowers consumers with knowledge and choice.
Get fired up with top motivational speaker David Rutherford as he inspires his audience in this week’s powerful episode on Navy SEAL Radio. David dives the true depths of how being thankful in your daily life can transform your perspective leading to positive results. It's easy to be thankful on a holiday or when something serious happens in life but how do we weave a thankful mindset into our operational mindset. David explains his process and introduces four Froglogic Concepts to get you started. Don’t miss this awesome show. Saturday at 0930 EST.
Top Navy SEAL Motivational Speaker, Author and Performance Coach, David Rutherford ignites audiences with his high energy, no nonsense approach to motivating people to succeed in any environment imaginable. As a top Behavioral Training Specialist David motives people from all walks of life with his motivational philosophy called Froglogic - A Navy SEAL Motivational Training Program. Derived from 20 years of personal exploration into the human condition David combines his incredible journey with 70 plus years of Navy SEAL operations, training and elite lifestyle performance successes. His masterful ability to inspire enables individuals and teams to Forge Self-Confidence, Live the Team Life, Embrace Fear and Live with Purpose. HOOYAH
There are few enough women in technology fields, even fewer in Behavioral Health EHR technology. Our listeners can only imagine our surprise to find what we refer to as a unicorn. We are honored to interview Dr. Kelly Hyde and Mary Curry of Social TecKnology.
Please enjoy the full blog which includes their bios here.
Questions we cover on the show are listed below:
Why is the behavioral health field your passion?
How did you come to the business of developing an EHR for behavioral health?
Tell us about the TMS – Technology Made Simple EHR, and how the EHR is an innovation in the field of behavioral health and integrated physical and behavioral health EHR?
What role has the Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) NIH grant played in Social TecKnowledgy’s EHR offerings?
How many users of TMS are there?
What are the clinical and quality assurance mechanisms for TMS?
Join Doug Edwards, Vice President and Managing Director of Vendome Healthcare Media’s Behavioral Healthcare division, joins us to today to discuss what is trending in Behavioral Healthcare today and what EHR vendors are missing when it comes to marketing their software.
Some of the questions we asked Doug are listed below:
What big trends have you seen in the behavioral health field during your 15 year career?
Why do you think investors are interested in behavioral healthcare now?
Should providers be concerned about the amount of “new money” flowing into the field?
Does the increased investment in the field only apply to for-profits? What about for not-for-profits?
What is the role of information technology and EHRs in relation to the investment flowing into treatment centers?
Where can providers turn to for information on selecting EHRs?
What trends should providers be preparing for now?
How can listeners become more engaged with Behavioral Healthcare magazine?
Please read the full blog article here.