Category: Behavioral Health Influencers

September 29, 2017

David Lischner, MD, is the President, Chief Medical Officer, and Co-Founder of Valant. He’s also a practicing psychiatrist and Medical Director at Evidence-Based Treatment Centers of Seattle. Dr. Lischner is passionate about scaling high-quality health care making it available to all who need it. That’s why he started Valant, and why he decided to create…
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May 23, 2017

Dr. Candace Hodgkins has spearheaded many changes in behavioral healthcare, both in her agency and in her state. For the past 20 years, she has worked at Gateway in Jacksonville, Florida, promoting and creating changes where she saw fit. She is now CEO of the agency and making changes at the state level. We were…
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December 14, 2015

Community behavioral health centers are discovering Valant out of a growing frustration with hard-coded EHR software solutions. Amidst the ever-changing nature of healthcare regulation, legacy software systems simply aren’t keeping pace. How is Valant challenging the status quo of EHR? Valant CEO David Lischner, MD explains the platform approach in this brief interview. Find out…
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August 6, 2015

We sat down with David Lischner, Valant’s CEO, to understand why he is so excited about the future of care management and the possibilities open to behavioral health and human services organizations. A few coffees and questions later, this is what he had to say: So what is “care management”? When I say care management,…
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April 1, 2014

As deadlines for adopting electronic health records (EHR) approach, physicians, administrators, and other medical stakeholders are debating what impact EHRs should, can, and will have on the medical practice. No one agrees on any single outcome, but all agree that there are many pitfalls associated with the adoption and use of EHRs. Here are the…
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March 28, 2014

Our office has been inundated with questions regarding the State Innovation Model Grant. We have compiled some information for our providers and have included Valant as one of our recommended EHRs to behavioral health organizations applying for this funding. The State Innovation Models Initiative will be awarding up to $300 million to participating states and…
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