11 Ways a Dedicated Billing Specialist Will Add Value to Your Organization

 As the owner or operator of a behavioral health  organization, your livelihood hinges on your ability to maximize efficiency for patients and your staff. But achieving this goal is often easier said than done, especially when your collections and claims processing seem to be stuck in quicksand. The good news is you can jump startContinue reading “11 Ways a Dedicated Billing Specialist Will Add Value to Your Organization”

How Telehealth Can Build Better Relationships Between Practitioners and Patients

For a variety of reasons, this day in age, patients may not be willing to go into the doctor’s office. This could be the result of illness, fear, depression, or a host of other challenges. That’s where telehealth comes into play. In December 2019, only 8 percent of the American population used telehealth and, in May 2020, this number increased to 29 percent. PriorContinue reading “How Telehealth Can Build Better Relationships Between Practitioners and Patients”

Why Telehealth Will Be More Prevalent for Behavioral Health in the Future

As the COVID-19 pandemic arose and then permeated the healthcare industry, the use of Telehealth spread like wildfire. All sub-industries of the medical field had to find new ways to reach and treat their patients, while maintaining the required standards to protect themselves and others from COVID-19. What many were not expecting was the effect it would have on the industry, and those utilizing the tool. Although the pandemicContinue reading “Why Telehealth Will Be More Prevalent for Behavioral Health in the Future”

Top Trends in Virtual Care in 2020

With telehealth being utilized more across the medical industry, new technology trends are beginning to emerge, creating more efficient ways for mental and behavioral healthcare professionals to connect with their patients. Because of the pandemic and regulations in place for social distancing across the country, these trends allow you to stay compliant while making theContinue reading “Top Trends in Virtual Care in 2020”

Social Determinants of Health and Reducing Health Inequity in Behavioral Health

We are now in a time in history that is more medically and technologically advanced than ever before. Despite this fact, however, vast sectors of the population in the US and abroad aren’t reaping the benefits of all that modern healthcare has to offer. This is most often a result of health inequity. The CDC definesContinue reading “Social Determinants of Health and Reducing Health Inequity in Behavioral Health”

Collaborative Care Teams and Authentic Healing Relationships

One in five Americans experiences a mental health issue at some point during their lives, and seven percent of adults live with serious mental illnesses. Depression alone is the leading cause of disability worldwide, and both depression and anxiety cost the global economy over $1 trillion dollars annually. To say that mental health issues are prevalent wouldContinue reading “Collaborative Care Teams and Authentic Healing Relationships”

Four Important Questions and Answers about Telehealth—and why it’s essential for Mental Health Practitioners

What is Telehealth? Telehealth, telemedicine and related terms refer to the exchange of medical information via electronic communication to continue patient care plans when physical appointments are either challenging, or not an option. To put it simply, ShareNote’s Telehealth system is a secure, HIPAA-compliant mechanism for continuing patient care, when patients or practitioners cannot physicallyContinue reading “Four Important Questions and Answers about Telehealth—and why it’s essential for Mental Health Practitioners”

Goal Setting: Set Your Business Up for Success

Most companies adhere to the principle that determining where they are, articulating where they are going and deciding how to get there are essential practices for a healthy enterprise and ongoing growth. This process is known as strategic planning by the folks in the C-Suite. But there’s more to it than just those requisite questions.Continue reading “Goal Setting: Set Your Business Up for Success”

5 Reasons Why Wiley Treatment Plan Builder and Notes Builders Will Give You More Time in Your Day

Do you find yourself wishing you had more hours in a day? Do you wonder why your “to-do” list keeps getting longer, not shorter? It seems as though we never have enough time to get everything done—especially when it comes to client work. The exciting news is Wiley Treatment Plan Builder and Note Builders areContinue reading “5 Reasons Why Wiley Treatment Plan Builder and Notes Builders Will Give You More Time in Your Day”

How Providers Can Get Involved in ‘National Prescription Drug Take Back Day’ and Help Curb the Opioid Epidemic

America…we have a problem. With drugs. Big time. Our nation has been hit hard with a prescription drug addiction epidemic that has resulted in the loss of 700,000 people between 1999-2017, according to statistics provided by the Centers for Disease Control. As we become more aware of the ways that prescription medications can be over-prescribed, illicitlyContinue reading “How Providers Can Get Involved in ‘National Prescription Drug Take Back Day’ and Help Curb the Opioid Epidemic”