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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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Partnering with Your EHR

Communication with your EHR provider is important for the health of your practice, especially if practice growth is your goal. Your EHR can facilitate practice growth in many ways, but only if it meets your specific needs. When your EHR…
Andrew Schatzberg
December 12, 2023
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Benefits for Therapists: Beyond Wages

Even as the field of behavioral health grows, retaining skilled providers can prove challenging for growing practices. While competitive wages are of course crucial, innovative incentives beyond pay can play a pivotal role in provider retention. A more holistic approach…
Andrew Schatzberg
December 1, 2023
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Avoid Customization with a Specialty-Specific EHR

Are you considering customizations to your EHR? Behavioral health practices frequently find that they need customizations to better support their work. That’s because many EHRs are “generalist” systems, designed to fit the needs of your average physical healthcare discipline. Using…
Andrew Schatzberg
November 28, 2023