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Artificial Intelligence in behavioral healthcare: Improving care and reducing cost

A couple of weeks ago, Indiana University researchers Casey Bennett (also of Center Stone Research Institute) and Kris Hauser(Computer Science Assistant Professor, Indiana University)  on Artificial Intelligence in Medicine detailing how a simple machine learning algorithm could simultaneously improve behavioral healthcare outcomes while reducing cost. While this is a stated goal of health reform, the healthcare industry has a poor track record of achieving that goal, particularly in the United States.

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Evaluating EHR success: results matter!

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Get Your Office Online: EMR Systems Can Increase Revenue

Behavioral healthcare software, electronic medical records systems and getting your office online can empower your clinic to become more profitable and efficient. Yet, how do you run your daily operations from the office online, from your desk or even off-site? What are the benefits of using technology to manage your behavioral health agency? Don’t worry, you won’t have to heal thyself.

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How Software Can Help Your Practice: Grow Your Business Part 5

Behavioral health practice management software and electronic health records (EHR) make operating a clinic more efficient and profitable. But how do you run your day-to-day operations from your desk or even off-site? What are the benefits of using technology to manage your behavioral health agency?

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Reduce Waste and Maximize Staff Resources: Grow Your Business Part 4

Reducing waste in paper, time and resources is something we’re all making strides for. Whether from a “green” standpoint – being sustainable in our use of paper resources, or working with fewer staff to get an ever-larger workload done to working more efficiently. But there’s another side to reducing waste time in these resources.

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Mental Health Practice Management Software: Grow Your Business Part 3

You probably have some form of healthcare software at your office – whether it’s for scheduling, for billing or for electronic records management. But do you have mental health practice management software to manage your practice and the health care that goes on? To really understand how you’re serving patients – are they progressing? What are their pitfalls? Which of your clinicians is behind in filling out their group therapy assessments this week? – you have to have process management software.

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Get More Referrals and Keep More Patients: Grow Your Business Part 2

Increasing the number of patients coming in the door is a critical success metric for every business – and no less important for the outpatient or residential behavioral health practice. If the current model is treatment and then return to stable living within the family and community network, then our attention to the next patient is as important as to the patients we have now.

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Mental Health Practice Management: Grow Your Business Part 1

Mental health practice management on the top of your to do list? Growing your practice part of your 2013 goals? In this 5-part series of blogs, we'll explore just how to do that!

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