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  • Supporting People in Accessing Healthcare at the Right Place and Time

    It is estimated that 71% of all mental health emergency room admissions can be easily treated within a primary care setting. Most case managers have a statement in their consumer’s treatment plan stating: “In case of medical problems, go to your nearest emergency room or dial 911.” But in today’s world there are small shifts away […]

  • 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 […]

  • Advantages of Cloud Computing in Healthcare
    Advantages of Cloud Computing for Healthcare

    Today’s 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 financial […]

  • 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 […]

  • Clinical Interventions that Support Integrated Healthcare

    Many integrated systems of care utilize outpatient therapy as a tool for improving behavioral health symptoms, but the same interventions can be very effective in improving physical health. This one hour webinar will provide outpatient therapists with evidenced based clinical interventions that support people’s recovery and wellness journey. Utilizing concepts found in DiClemente and Prochaska’ […]

  • Why Proactive Patient Health Management is Critical

    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 […]

  • Integrated Healthcare 101 – Speaking the Language

    We’ve been traveling around the country for the past several years working with agencies to provide information on how to make Integrated Healthcare more than just a buzzword. Our Director of Clinical Services, Kathy Polasky-Dettling has noticed that cultural challenges, inconsistent terminology, and misunderstood concepts create challenges that can seem impossible to overcome. We decided […]

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