Category: EHR Technology

EHR Implementation

October 19, 2020

“How’s work going?” “Stressful. We’re in the middle of an implementation.” This conversation happens too often. EHR implementations are typically time-consuming with inflexible project plans that demand adherence to foreign workflows. Not-too-surprisingly, EHR sales teams tend to keep this onboarding experience close to the chest and are highly hesitant to share details of the implementation…
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How to Increase Patient Portal Adoption

September 29, 2020

Patient portals are an empowering tool for your behavioral health clients, as well as for your office staff and clinicians. However, despite all the benefits, it can be difficult to get patients to use the portal – or even activate their account in the first place. Driving patient portal adoption can be a challenge, but…
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September 28, 2020

What gets you out of bed and over to your practice each morning? Odds are that you think about something like meaningful work with your clients and the success of your practice as a business. But whatever your specific goals may be, how well you’re able to leverage your EHR system is also coupled with…
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September 28, 2020

Shopping for the right mental health EHR can be challenging for private practices. Software vendors package feature sets and services in different ways, making it difficult to compare one solution to another. The search for the right mental health EHR often results in going too big (paying for an overly robust package), going to small…
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September 28, 2020

A Quiz for Behavioral Health Professionals. As a behavioral health professional, the total amount of work hours you put into your practice goes well beyond the face time spent with patients. For every billable hour, your practice must also account for the time spent on documentation, billing, and other processes that support the provision of…
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September 19, 2020

Pick your favorite video streaming service and compare it to a random VCR company. If you were to ask them both if they had a pause button, both could honestly reply “yes”, but it would say little about the important distinctions between the underlying technologies of the two and how they ultimately shape the consumer…
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Marketing your Private Practice

September 13, 2020

It is through no small amount of effort that someone becomes a behavioral healthcare provider. Whether it’s therapy, advanced nursing, or psychiatry, becoming a behavioral healthcare provider requires countless hours of study, certifications, schooling, internships, residencies, seminars, and continuing medical education. In short, providers know their craft, and they know it well. But for those…
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Budgeting for an EHR

August 30, 2020

Electronic health record (EHR) systems are a big financial commitment for the behavioral healthcare practice. While managers recognize the value of the automation, accessibility, and organization that an EHR provides, they must also be mindful of resources. Budgeting for an EHR can be a big challenge for a first time buyer. Behavioral healthcare practices that…
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July 29, 2020

As technology continues to evolve and patient care progressively shifts to a more virtual environment, having the right tools for your practice to adjust to these times is becoming increasingly important. A decade ago, patients would come to your office, check in, and then sit in your waiting area with a clipboard and a stack…
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July 7, 2020

Practices have made the transition to convert their practices to 100% virtual visits in just five days. In 4 easy steps, Valant shares how you can too.


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