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Population Cost Management: Using Data To Improve Care

Population Cost Management: Using Data To Improve Care

At the recent OPEN MINDS Strategy and Innovation Institute in New Orleans, Streamline led a session that shared how using data from a health IT system can help improve patient care. Katie Morrow, VP of Account Management with Streamline, provided best practices from an MCO organization and how they used data to better manage their population cost management.

The Importance of Coordinating Data in Behavioral Health Under a Value-Based Model

The Importance of Coordinating Data in Behavioral Health Under a Value-Based Model

U.S. healthcare is in the midst of a transition from fee-for-service payment to a “value-based”
model. Under the fee-for-service model, there is little incentive to improve the patient’s health, or to coordinate care with other providers. This is a particular concern in behavioral health, where many patients experience co-occurring disorders, such as bipolar disorder and diabetes, or depression and alcoholism.

Bradford Health Services Speaks About Receiving Excellent Support From Streamline During Their Tight EHR Implementation Timeline

Bradford Health Services Speaks About Receiving Excellent Support From Streamline During Their Tight EHR Implementation Timeline

Bradford Health Services provides effective and affordable chemical dependency treatment programs for adults and adolescents. Bradford offers inpatient and outpatient services to 30 locations spread across four different states. Because of Bradford's tight timeline to get off its previous system, it needed to find an EHR that fit into their budget.

Five Things Your EHR Needs To Maximize User Efficiency

Five Things Your EHR Needs To Maximize User Efficiency

“We’ve got data, so what? Wait ...I mean NOW what?”

The behavioral health and human services industry has done a great job over the last 10-15 years of capturing data, getting data into the system, writing reports on that data, and even digitizing (not necessarily automating) many of the manual processes that we all have engaged in during our daily work in the care setting.

What Every Help Desk Needs for Successful EHR Management

What Every Help Desk Needs for Successful EHR Management

A well organized and well managed help desk can make a huge difference in the overall success of the relationship between a customer and the Electronic Health Record (EHR) vendor. In order for a help desk to truly support the immediate needs of a customer, it must have excellent staffing and well-defined processes that are clear, transparent, and plan for adaptability and growth.