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Afia has been working on making Analytics more actionable and available for behavioral healthcare agencies for years. With enormous amounts of data, it’s time that organizations begin to leverage their data to increase their clinical, financial, and operational performance. In this webinar, Afia Managing Partners Matt Hoffman and Chris Akerley discuss some actionable ways you can […]
There is a condition affecting the way behavioral health organizations make decisions and drive change. It does not have a DSM code yet, but we’re calling it the “It Feels Like” syndrome. Onset usually occurs during leadership meetings when someone asks a question related to outcome improvement, cost containment, or strategic planning. “It feels like” […]
It took 18 months to implement an Electronic Health Record (EHR). Your staff is documenting demographics, medications, assessments, state-mandated outcome tools, service notes, etc. Your entire organization is connected now, from your front desk staff through your billing team, with data flowing across every business unit. You feel pretty good about the technology supporting your […]
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 […]
The decade of data Value-based initiatives. Meaningful Use. MACRA. Predictive Analytics. It’s 2017, and data is at the forefront of healthcare. How much data do you have? How good is it? What are you using it for? Every healthcare organization across the country is aware of the need to use information about their costs, outcomes, […]
Why do we implement Electronic Health Records (EHRs)? It’s not just to capture data. It’s to have the data so you can use it to make decisions to help your organization deliver better clinical care, meet compliance standards, increase margins, reduce inefficiency, and grow in a constantly changing environment. In each of the examples below, […]