Meaningful Use in Behavioral Health | Taming the Wild Wild West

There’s a certain allure to western movies. Of watching the main hero overcome the Wild West and all it entails, gun fights, train robberies, stampedes, fellow cowboys without the good-side the hero inevitably has. The central conflict and the main character will change with each movie, but one aspect of the movie is always consistent. […]

What is DSRIP? | The Sticker Shock of Medicaid Reform

We’re all familiar with the concept of a deadline and a reward based on performance. It’s been ingrained in us since elementary school where we were given homework to be completed the next day and the best ones got a sticker. New York’s Delivery System Reform Incentive Payments (DSRIP) is just like those elementary school […]

Reporting Outcomes | Business Drives & Technology Enables

The following is an excerpt from the White Paper “Reports Don’t Improve Outcomes!”  The Behavioral Health Landscape Wisdom is necessary in Behavioral Health because reports don’t improve outcomes in and of themselves, the best services do. The current mandate on Behavioral Health agencies is to report outcomes. The call is out for treatment providers to […]