Dropping The “B” In CCBHC

Dropping The “B” In CCBHC

Over the last 15 years, health care providers and government officials have begun to understand that an individual’s mental health is just as important as physical health – and just how closely the two are connected. For someone to truly overcome a physical illness, like cancer or heart disease, that person must also be mentally healthy.

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.