The value of psychosocial supports in patients’ recovery has been studied for years and proven effective. It is again reflected in the findings of a 2012 research study which concluded that “The clinical community has a growing array of psychosocial interventions with a strong evidence base available for the treatment of SUDs.” Some common examples […]
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For a facility that treats a couple hundred patients, each of whom is known to the staff, proper patient identification is only a concern for new patients and identical twins. For large, multi-site treatment providers uniquely and properly identifying patients is a real challenge. It’s estimated that 8% of all the medical records in the […]
What is “phishing“? It’s fraudulent attempts by criminals to steal computer accounts and passwords. The term was coined in the early 1990’s when the internet was young, with only a few million user accounts. Most people today have multiple accounts, providing billions of potential targets today. Make no mistake, regardless of who you are, the […]
Symptoms Associated with Opioid Dependence What is Rapastinel? It was originally developed by Naurex as an alternative to the antidepressant drug Ketamine which has a number of adverse side-effects and a potential for abuse. Unfortunately, soon after acquiring Naurex in 2016, Allergan was soon met with a disappointment as the drug failed in its clinical […]
In May, 2019, well before the entire healthcare world shifted its attention to the coronavirus pandemic, two New England trade organizations had convened for their annual Spring conferences: the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE) of Massachusetts and the New England chapter of the Health Information Management Systems Society (HIMSS). Both shared the same central […]
In March 2019, the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine released a report titled “Medications for Opioid Use Disorder Saves Lives”. It can be read for free online here or purchased as an eBook from The National Academies Press. The 156-page report arrives at these seven conclusions (sourced directly from the report linked above): […]
As COVID-19 makes its way across the globe, it’s affecting our communities in different ways. One that is acutely affected is the healthcare community. As we continue to monitor Coronavirus (COVID-19) developments closely, the health and well-being of our clients, partners, and our employees is of utmost importance to us. As a partner to your […]
The Health Information Management Systems Society, HIMSS, has been publishing tidbits for over a year now regarding how “connected home assistants” like Amazon Alexa, Apple Siri and Google Assistant are making their way into the healthcare space. One year ago, Consumer Intelligence Research Partners (CIRP) released estimates that reported the number of “smart speakers” installed […]
A March 4, 2020 post from the Pennsylvania Recovery Organizations Alliance, backing up earlier posts on March 2 and one from November 2019, refueled the discussion as to whether 42 CFR Part 2 should be made more compatible with HIPAA. Some believe that, while the 2018 revisions to 42 CFR Part 2 provided some modernization […]
SMART’s EHR software, powered by Amazon Web Services, is a cloud-based solution designed to help manage outpatient substance abuse treatment programs, primarily for treatment of opioid use disorders (OUDs) using medication-assisted treatment (MAT). The SMART EHR aids in enhancing the effectiveness and efficiency of the treatment program through its patient-centered design, “100% paperless” capability, workflow […]
The SMART Solution is a 100% paperless electronic health records (EHR) software. This digital health record specializes in opioid addiction treatment programs providing methadone and buprenorphine maintenance. Substance abuse treatment programs choose SMART to improve clinic management and workflow automation. Contact us to learn about streamlining admissions, billing, inventory management, and more.
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