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The Data Your EHR Reporting Isn’t Showing You

Data is crucial for behavioral health practices because it provides insights into patient needs, enables progress monitoring, and supports evidence-based treatment for better outcomes. Leveraging data allows practices to customize interventions, evaluate treatment effectiveness, and identify improvement opportunities through EHR…
Andrew Schatzberg
April 3, 2024
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Navigating a Nightmare EHR Migration: What to Do When Things Go Wrong

An EHR migration can sometimes turn into a nightmare despite careful planning. The transition from one electronic health record (EHR) system to another can be fraught with challenges, leading to disruptions in workflow, productivity, and patient care. It's crucial to…
Andrew Schatzberg
April 2, 2024
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5 Signs Your Behavioral Health Practice Needs to Regain Centralized Control (And How to Do It)

Efficient operations are the foundation of any successful behavioral health practice, with a thoughtful clinical workflow supporting quality patient care and sustainable practice growth. Centralized control streamlines workflows, fostering collaboration among staff and optimizing resource allocation. Effective practice management requires…
Andrew Schatzberg
March 21, 2024
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New Mental Health Medications

The landscape of psychiatric medicine has evolved considerably in recent decades. New mental health medications are often more effective, while also offering fewer and/or less severe side effects. It is important for prescribers and other mental health professionals to stay…
Andrew Schatzberg
February 1, 2024
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Internal vs. External Audit for Mental Health Practices

Being prepared for audits is a critical aspect of running a successful mental health practice. And, of course, it’s a field where compliance with regulations and industry standards is non-negotiable. Compliance ultimately protects both patients and practices. The details of…
Andrew Schatzberg
January 30, 2024
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2024 ICD-10 Updates

The International Classification of Diseases, Tenth Revision (ICD-10) released updates for 2024 related to behavioral health, which went into effect October 1, 2023. This year’s changes include revisions to coding regulations for certain conditions. These revisions help practitioners communicate more…
Andrew Schatzberg
January 25, 2024