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    How to Implement an EHR – Part 1

    Mapping the Path to a Successful EHR Implementation In the initial excitement of getting a new Electronic Health Record (EHR) system, it can be tempting to dive in head first. After all, a new system can improve patient outcomes, add much-needed security to patient data, and improve productivity. However, most of the time it’s best […]

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    Getting More Out of Your Data Requires More Than Technology

    The big data movement is in full swing. How your organization manages and uses data is more important than ever these days. Data has been shown to help predict epidemics, cure disease, improve quality of life, and avoid preventable deaths.  With this new reality, healthcare organizations have been quickly moving to adopt and implement data […]

  • Positioning your Company for the Future of Healthcare – Part 4

    Welcome back to our series, Positioning Your Company for the Future of Healthcare. Over the past several weeks, we’ve been walking you through the current state of healthcare and the concrete actions you can take to position your organization for success in an evolving landscape. If you missed the previous posts feel free to jump to […]

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    Advantages of Cloud Computing for Behavioral Healthcare

    Today’s behavioral healthcare organizations have to focus on a lot more than the health of their clients. The infrastructure it takes to support clinical care delivery continues to expand, with Information Technology being one of the most significant contributors to that growth. As companies have become more dependent on technology for their clinical, administrative, and […]

  • Positioning Your Company for the Future of Healthcare – Part 3

    Welcome back to our series, Positioning Your Company for the Future of Healthcare. Over the past several weeks, we’ve been walking you through the current state of healthcare and the concrete actions you can take to position your organization for success in an evolving landscape. Today we focus on using data to improve meaningful patient outcomes […]

  • Positioning Your Company for the Future of Healthcare – Part 2

    Welcome back to our series, Positioning Your Company for the Future of Healthcare. Over the next several weeks, we’ll walk you through the current state of healthcare and the concrete actions you can take to position your organization for success in an evolving landscape. Step 2 – Proactive Patient Health Management As your team’s foundation solidifies, it’s […]

  • Positioning Your Company for the Future of Healthcare – Part 1

    Welcome back to our series, Positioning Your Company for the Future of Healthcare. If you missed the introduction, start here for a better understanding of the current healthcare landscape. In Part 1 of this series, we will discuss what you need to do to create a solid foundation for your organization to build from.   […]

  • Positioning Your Company for the Future of Healthcare

    Welcome to our series discussing the future of healthcare. Over the next several weeks, we’ll walk you through the current state of healthcare and the concrete actions you can take to position your organization for success in an evolving landscape. A History of Uncertainty The future of healthcare is uncertain. Of course it is. In […]

  • Walk a Mile Rally Raises Awareness for Mental Health Community

    For the past 13 years, the annual Walk a Mile in My Shoes Rally has been held on the steps of the Michigan State Capitol building. It is an incredible event put together to enhance public and political awareness for the lives of those affected by mental health issues. This is an issue near and dear […]

  • May 11th Webinar – Do You Really Know Integrated Health?

    Afia, and our Director of Clinical Strategies Kathy Dettling, want to invite you to our upcoming webinar: Speaking the Language: Integrated Healthcare 101. Kathy has traveled around the country for the past few years working with agencies to provide information on how to make integrated healthcare more than just a buzzword. These sessions have allowed […]