Month: February 2017

February 22, 2017

How to make sense of an apples-to-oranges comparison Shopping for the right mental health EHR can be challenging for private practices. Software vendors package feature sets and services in different ways, making it difficult to compare one solution to another. The search for the right mental health EHR often results in going too big (paying…
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February 20, 2017

Though too humble to say so himself, Joseph Bona, MD, MBA is the embodiment of the future of behavioral healthcare. As chief executive officer and former long-standing chief medical officer of DeKalb Community Service Board, one of the largest behavioral healthcare organizations in Georgia, Bona has direct insight into both the correlation between physical and…
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February 10, 2017

Technology continues to improve our lives in important and meaningful ways, yet the behavioral health EHR has been comparatively slow to improve. Typically, EHR users have had to hunt across multiple tabs for required entry fields, and the more robust the solution involved, the more complicated the process became. The Valant Platform challenges convention by…
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February 7, 2017

It’s virtually impossible to keep your finger on the pulse of behavioral health innovators without meeting Don Savoie. Don began his career in technology before realizing his true calling in behavioral health, and became a key player in the behavioral healthcare technology movement. Valant had the distinct honor of chatting with Don Savoie to talk…
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February 1, 2017

What to consider when shopping for your mental health practice Private mental health practices must operate within tight budget constraints. As such, they are generally cautious as to what investments they are willing to make, for mismanaging business decisions can very easily result in budget shortfalls. An EHR system is a significant investment, and one…
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