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June 10, 2016

Just as behavioral health providers focus on specific matters for their patients in ways that aren’t typically expected of a general practitioner, a specialty-driven EHR is better equipped to accommodate the specialization for which it is designed. Behavioral health practices have unique workflows and reporting needs, and find more value in a software solution that…
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February 5, 2016

These days, it’s hard for mental and behavioral health care providers to get the financial support they need. Some states slash their mental health budgets deeper each year, even as the demand for better care is gaining momentum nationwide. In response, health care organizations “must pinch pennies and be highly innovative just to be able…
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February 5, 2016

Behavioral healthcare organizations are having to manage tight budgets even as the nationwide demand for care steadily increases. Many are attempting to supplement behavioral health funding with charitable grants and contributions from private donors, and the ability to provide predictable success metrics often determines whether or not funds are secured. Software Advice recently published a…
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November 15, 2015

The field of behavioral health is in a stage of evolution. In an era now focused on presenting value in the face of an ever-increasing caseload, many organizations are adapting in an attempt to facilitate new, more complex care models such as integrated care. The problem in the field is simple—the electronic health record (EHR)…
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November 11, 2015

The Valant Platform leads the Software Advice™ Top 5. As the behavioral healthcare industry continues its trend toward value-based care, it is important for community mental health centers to evaluate the quality of care delivered. Clinical documentation plays a key role, experts say, and a robust EHR might be the best way to go about…
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November 10, 2015

Mental and behavioral health facilities need to monitor and measure the quality of care they deliver. As administrators of these organizations well know, this is easier said than done. How does one go about evaluating the results of a large team of multidisciplinary providers treating dozens of patients a day? Experts say clinical documentation, such…
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November 20, 2014

Today, Valant announced that it has been selected as the EHR partner of the American Association of Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT). As a cloud-based EHR and e-billing software provider that works primarily with behavioral health professionals, Valant will help AAMFT document patient outcomes for over 25,000 members through an entirely web-based EHR and practice…
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November 20, 2014

SEATTLE, WA–(Marketwired – Nov 20, 2014) – Vālant, a leading provider of cloud-based, electronic health records (EHR) and e-billing software for behavioral health practices, today announced the American Association of Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT) has chosen Vālant as its official and exclusive EHR Partner. As a member of AAMFT, marriage and family therapists will…
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October 10, 2014

“Behavioral health is perceived as a cost as opposed to a profit center,” Dr. David Lischner, a Seattle-based psychiatrist, told Healthline. Lischner is the founder of Evidence Based Treatment Center of Seattle and Valant Medical Solutions. “Healthcare reform is designed to make costs more manageable as we focus on outcomes instead of volumes. Behavioral health…
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August 25, 2014

There are surveys and research reports that get published so regularly, the data can be overwhelming even to us (as software/IT lovers, we appreciate the irony!) Still, the information we get from such reports can help us better understand our clients, and our soon to be clients: Why, now, are you looking for software? And,…
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