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Overcoming the next great psychiatric challenge

January 3, 2018 |

The psychiatric community faces a great challenge. It isn’t one from a new condition, a shift in healthcare or a new treatment regimen. The challenge…

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3 Resources to Simplify Your Medical Billing Codes

January 3, 2018 |

Medical billing codes are an integral part of your business, but the coding process you use can determine whether it’s a needlessly wasteful and time-consuming part of…

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3 Ways a Specialty-Specific EHR Benefits Your Mental Health Practice

December 29, 2017 |

Mental health practices are unique in their patient care offerings, so it makes sense they would seek to work with partners that offer specialized solutions…

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7 Benefits of Using Medical Billing Services

December 29, 2017 |

When it comes to medical billing services in today’s market, it’s really no longer a question of do you need one: You do. There are…

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Is Documentation Getting in the Way of Providing Patient Care?

December 19, 2017 |

Ask anyone in the world of health care why they entered the profession, and they’ll overwhelmingly respond with the same answer: patient care and the…

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Are House Calls Returning for Mental Health Services?

December 2, 2017 |

You turn on an old black-and-white movie featuring a child who becomes ill and bedridden. As a medical professional, you know what comes next: The…

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The Role of Telemedicine in Innovative Mental Healthcare

November 27, 2017 |

These days we all feel pulled in a hundred directions at once, and no one understands this more than mental health professionals. There simply isn’t…

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Protect Your Practice by Performing a Security Risk Analysis

November 17, 2017 |

What is a Security Risk Analysis? To make a simplistic medical analogy, a security risk analysis is the examination and testing you do to assess…

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What Does ‘Parity’ Mean in Relation to Mental Health Care?

November 11, 2017 |

In our society, we generally accept the notion of parity as a good and positive thing. We applaud the fact that everyone gets one equal…

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EHR keys patient growth for Nebraska practice

October 16, 2017 |

Over the last 15 years, Jared Ray, director of operations at First Step Recovery, has seen plenty of change in the health care industry. Some…

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