The SMART Software Division is pleased to announce that New Brunswick Counseling Centers has chosen SMART as the EHR Software vendor for their 2 clinic locations, in Mount Holly and New Brunswick NJ, providing comprehensive, evidenced-based, integrated mental health and substance abuse treatment services. They selected SMART for our distinct expertise in developing electronic health record software tailored to fit the mental health and substance abuse treatment fields. We are very pleased and honored to have New Brunswick Counseling Center’s trust and partnership. SMART is excited for the new partnership and looks forward to supporting this agency’s efforts.
About New Brunswick Counseling Centers
Founded in the early 1970’s, New Brunswick Counseling Center became a private, non-profit agency in 1982. Today, New Brunswick Counseling Center is fully staffed to treat people with mental health, substance use and/or co-occurring disorders.
New Brunswick Counseling Center is accredited by the Commission of Accreditation for Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF). New Brunswick Counseling Center is funded and licensed by the NJ State Department of Human Services to provide outpatient treatment for substance use and mental health disorders and by Middlesex County Department of Human Services.
SMART proudly provides a complete substance abuse EHR to New Era Rehabilitation Center, Inc. This a private comprehensive substance abuse treatment facility specializes in methadone maintenance substance abuse treatment.
New Era was founded in 2002 and is made up of two facilities, located in Bridgeport and New Haven, Connecticut. They take pride in treating their patients with respect, compassion, and fairness while facilitating positive health outcomes and behavioral changes. NERC is licensed by the Connecticut Department of Public Health, the Center of Substance Abuse Treatment, and is accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO). The New Haven facility is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF).
Lead by former Kansas City Chief Fullback Bill Okwuosa, the agency is seeking to move to a paperless chart which allows their programs in Bridgeport and New Haven, CT to efficiently communicate and monitor critical business functioning. After carefully reviewing other software demonstrations from various other vendors, the team at New Era Rehabilitation Center chose SMART EHR Software. The whole SMART Team is honored and thankful that New Era has chosen SMART Software. Learn more about New Era Rehabilitation Center, Inc.
This year SMART Management, Inc. invited Discovery House Program Director, Cassity Condit of the Orem, UT facility to attend the AATOD (American Association for the Treatment of Opioid Dependence) Conference in Philadelphia, PA. Discovery House – The Center for Recovery and Hope– is owned and operated by SMART Management, Inc. SMART has been running their Software in Discovery House clinics for more than 20 years. Discovery House Associates are experts in substance abuse treatment and clinic operations, and are always the first to use the latest and greatest versions of SMART Software. It is for these reasons that SMART has a vested interest in the education and growth of Discovery House associates. Their years of hands-on experience with SMART Management and SMART Software make Discovery House Associates highly knowledgeable software users and the perfect teachers. They are experts in providing personal software demos to others within the substance abuse and behavioral treatment field.
Director Condit’s software user know-how enhanced SMART’s presence at this year’s Conference. Cassity provided a first hand review of how she applies each of the SMART Software Modules at her facility. From seasoned customers, to prospective customers, everyone who interacted with her at the SMART Software demo stations learned something new and useful about the software and how to maximize all of its available functions.
For Cassity, AATOD is an excellent conference to participate in because of the Association’s ties to the Opioid Treatment field, and because of their contributions to the opioid treatment provider community. Supporting this conference is crucial as it is a main funding source for AATOD the organization. As a Discovery House Director, many of the other conferences that she normally attends are primarily based in abstinence from substance use and leave very little room for discussions about medication-assisted recovery. Conversely, AATOD focuses on the medication assisted treatment sector of substance abuse treatment and provides very pertinent information that can easily be applied to a treatment facilities’ daily activities.
She noted, that for her, one of the main highlights of the 5-day conference was meeting William White. Mr. White is an award-winning consultant in the field of substance abuse treatment. In his 45 years of work he has achieved many great successes as a; community activist, counselor, clinical director, administrator, research associate, clinic founder, author, PBS contributor and consultant for an HBO special “Addiction”.
In reflection, Cassity said that she was excited for the opportunity to cultivate relationships with other professionals in the treatment field. She was able to meet many SMART customers and had the chance to give them personalized, one-on-one software demos and troubleshooting sessions. She remarked that, “AATOD is one of the most applicable and valuable conferences for treatment providers and software customers. I had a wonderful time with the SMART Team and customers at the booth. This conference gave me the opportunity to further experience and appreciate the REAL Relationships and REAL Partnerships that SMART nurtures with their customers and associates.” A part of what makes SMART such a great company to work for is our associates. Each and every member of our team is valued for their individuality and commitment to those we serve.
Get to know our company history…For more than 20 years, SMART’s expertise in managing substance abuse treatment facilities and partnerships with EHR Software customers from around the world has fueled our software innovations.
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Rhode Island Substance Abuse Treatment Icon CODAC upgrades to SMART Software Version 3.2 at all 5 locations.
CODAC started using the first CMS version of SMART in 1998. March 2012, they began updating to the newest version of SMART in all 5 of their locations. SMART’s relationship with CODAC has spanned 20 years. It is rewarding to have them upgrade to the latest version of SMART and see them benefit from all the features. they has been a RI substance abuse and behavioral health cornerstone providing a myriad of outpatient recovery, treatment and prevention services to those struggling with the challenges of substance abuse, behavioral healthcare issues since 1971.