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ICANotes Named a FrontRunner for Mental Health EHR Software

By sandy | June 29, 2018

Software Advice, a leading database and consultation service for business software, named ICANotes a FrontRunner® for Mental Health for June 2018. FrontRunners are user-selected software providers that provide a…

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Are Mental Health Record Guidelines the Same for Every State

Are Mental Health Record Guidelines the Same for Every State?

By sandy | June 27, 2018

Since 1996, when the U.S. Congress enacted the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act — commonly known by its acronym HIPAA — the federal government…

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What Is the Best Way to Transfer Mental Health Records to a New Practice?

By sandy | June 22, 2018

The single best way for behavioral health professionals to transfer electronic health records of their patients is to do so in a manner that best…

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How to Check Your Mental Health Record

By sandy | June 18, 2018

Since the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 became law, the manner in which medical professionals keep, share and transfer patients’ health records…

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How to Give Patients Access to Their Mental Health Records

How to Give Patients Access to Their Mental Health Records

By sandy | June 15, 2018

Ever since the U.S. Congress enacted the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 and President Bill Clinton signed it into law, health care…

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The Differences Between Psychotherapy Notes and Progress Notes

By sandy | June 8, 2018

Behavioral health professionals know that note-taking is an essential component of great patient care. Detailed notes help mental health professionals diagnose and treat patients quickly…

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The 10 Essential Elements of Any Therapy Note

The 10 Essential Elements of Any Therapy Note

By sandy | June 4, 2018

If you’ve spent any amount of time in a therapy clinic, you’ll appreciate the importance of a thorough case note. For accurate recall, tracking treatment…

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Biggest Challenges Facing Clinical Psychologists in 2018

By sandy | June 1, 2018

Those who have chosen a career in psychology made a smart choice. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of psychologists is projected to grow 14…

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Reducing stress, anxiety and burnout in the workplace

Strategies for Reducing Stress, Anxiety and Burnout in the Workplace

By sandy | May 16, 2018

Americans experience a lot of pressure in the workplace. With overwhelming workloads and a fear of layoffs, it is no wonder many workers feel bogged…

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Tips for Writing Better Mental Health SOAP Notes

By sandy | April 25, 2018

When preparing notes for a patient’s chart, it’s imperative to provide information in a clear, concise format. These notes will prove to be invaluable for…

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How to Create a Group Therapy Note

By sandy | April 25, 2018

Group therapy provides a unique outlet for participants to interact and gain insight from one another, all under the supervision of a therapist. When taking…

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Ways Exercise Can Improve Mental Health

By sandy | April 24, 2018

Anyone can name the many ways exercise can improve physical health, but many aren’t aware that getting physical can also have very beneficial effects on…

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How Electronic Health Records Are Improving Patient Care

By sandy | April 22, 2018

As ways to integrate technology into healthcare practices are developed and implemented, studies are showing promising outcomes. More medical practices are choosing an EHR as…

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Tips for Keeping Patient Records Secure

By sandy | April 20, 2018

The vital importance of HIPAA compliance, coupled with the risks inherent in modern technology, means any healthcare provider needs to be extremely vigilant in protecting…

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How to Create a Psychotherapy Note

By sandy | April 18, 2018

Everyone involved in a psychotherapy practice understands the importance of a well-written progress note. While the documentation process can prove to be tedious and boring,…

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