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5 Strategies for Scaling a Practice—And How Technology Can Help

Is your behavioral health business ready to grow? Do you have the tools to support scaling your practice with technology? Increased demand for mental health treatment makes this an excellent time for practice owners to consider scaling up, whether that…
Andrew Schatzberg
May 24, 2023
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EHR Implementation Best Practices

The use of electronic health record (EHR) systems in mental health practices to store, organize, and analyze healthcare data brings many advantages over on-paper record keeping. Once the EHR implementation process is complete, the software should make practice management easier,…
Andrew Schatzberg
March 31, 2023
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Value-Based Care vs. Fee-for-Service: Understanding the Key Differences in Healthcare Models

Value-Based Care vs. Fee-for-Service In this article, we will explore behavioral healthcare definitions and compare and contrast value-based care (VBC) vs. fee-for-service models. While the fee-for-service model is more traditional, the newer value-based care model has been gaining popularity in…
Andrew Schatzberg
March 1, 2023
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How To Start a Private Practice

How do you start a private mental health practice smoothly and efficiently, with all its moving parts, without overlooking a vital step or getting bogged down in overwhelm? Follow along for a structured map and expert guidance on how to…
Andrew Schatzberg
February 24, 2023
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Integrated vs. Non-Integrated Credit Card Processing for Your EHR

Does your behavioral health practice need credit card processing built right into the EHR, or will a third-party service do? Practice size, long-term goals, and budget will all factor into the decision, but here’s a basic overview of the differences…
Andrew Schatzberg
February 10, 2023
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How EHR-Integrated Credit Card Processing Benefits My Practice

Why bother with EHR credit card integration? What are the benefits of EHR-integrated card processing vs. processing done through a third-party service, like a countertop terminal? The short answer is yes—a big difference. Credit card integration benefits reach far beyond…
Andrew Schatzberg
December 14, 2022
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Best Practices for Matching New Patients with Your Therapists

Best Practices for Matching New Patients with Your Therapists Virtual healthcare and online therapist databases have made it easier than ever to find mental health providers. But if you’re an individual seeking therapy, or the manager of a multi-provider practice…
Andrew Schatzberg
December 5, 2022
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Streamline Mental Health Intake Process by Choosing the Right Patient Portal

You want a steady inflow of new patients to your behavioral health practice. It keeps your business thriving. Yet every new mental health intake requires more administrative work: time spent gathering patient data, setting up a new account and/or EHR…
Andrew Schatzberg
November 29, 2022
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Improving the Mental Health Patient Experience – Why Patient Portal Usability is Critical to the Mental Health Patient Experience.

Improving the mental health patient experience is a primary concern for behavioral health providers. A positive patient experience can keep clients coming back, while a frustrating or confusing experience may push them away. With so much on the line, it’s…
Andrew Schatzberg
November 2, 2022