SMART’s automated medication dispensing system, along with this EHR’s complete clinic management system, is now running at Stockton Medical Group. Their compassionate staff helps individuals struggling with addiction through advocacy, counseling and medication-assisted treatment (MAT). MAT decreases withdrawal symptoms, increases individual stability, and reduces risk of relapse. Recovery inspires the ongoing development of SMART’s EHR. With more than 25 years of experience, this EHR intuitively organizes operations at opioid treatment clinics like Stockton.
Dosing with SMART’s Automated Medication Dispensing System
Managing many treatment programs within one system can be challenging. Accordingly, Stockton is taking on these issues by integrating SMART’s EHR across their six locations. This EHR manages medication inventory, reduces dosing errors, and protects patient safety. Additionally, the reports in SMART’s Medication Inventory Management module simplify key information. As a result, they can streamline preparation for DEA audits.
Following this EHR implementation, Operations Manager Lianna shared her experience. “I appreciated the friendliness and continued help from the SMART team.” SMART’s implementation team appreciates the importance of a great support system. In fact, many have extensive clinical, operational management, and technical expertise.
About SMART’s EHR
SMART’s Electronic Health Record goes beyond medication dispensing. It is a full clinic management system for opioid treatment programs. This paperless EHR improves productivity by automating other key processes and reports. These include service scheduling, QA reporting, and test results posting. Moreover, the integrated Insurance Billing Module maximizes revenue and decreases data entry. Learn more about SMART’s EHR Solutions.
Business Analyst Joins Product Management
Kartik joined the product management team at SMART as a Business Analyst. Product management at SMART works closely with various teams in the organization to develop product strategies. This ensures the company’s long term sustainability. Also, they help to meet goals on time and on budget for SMART and out clients.
He brings a vast range of education, training and talents to SMART and our customers. Kartik continuously exhibits his passion for learning, sharing and growing. His unique problem solving ability is the perfect compliment to the talents of our team. Notably he has a Masters in Marketing Management and a Bachelor’s in Finance. Moreover, his experience in Project Management of Information Technology at Harvard is highly valued.
When asked about his experience at SMART thus far Kartik said, “It is very vibrant here and there are so many projects and exciting challenges ahead. I have some great team members, all of whom are extremely supportive and encouraging.”
December 2015, SMART’s President David Piccoli, II hosted the entire staff of SMART Management, Inc. for an unforgettable holiday party at Café Nuovo in downtown Providence, Rhode Island. This swanky establishment on the ground floor of the Citizens Bank Building at the Gondola Landing on the famed River-walk was the perfect setting for this annual social event. Associates were thrilled to enjoy an evening of delicious food, dancing, and music in the domed, glass and marble rotunda event room.
A very special thank you to David for the kindness and generosity that he extends to our Associates this and every year.
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September 2015, SMART’s President and CEO David Piccoli, II and wife Gilda again welcomed SMART Associates to their home on the coast of Rhode Island for SMART’s annual company party. This year was a particularly memorable traditional New England clam bake. Associates enjoyed watching the staff from ClamBakes, Etc. of Cape Cod whip up a delicious menu of lobster, clams, mussels, steak, corn and potatoes in the bake pit they constructed on the shore line.
This event was great way to bring together our growing company for a delightful day of socializing, swimming, fishing, football and kayaking. All attending associates received special embroidered beach towels to commemorate the day and as a little thank you for all their hard work everyday.
This summer our Community Awareness Team hosted a SMART breakfast fundraiser to benefit the Sunaay Foundation. This non-profit organization in New Delhi, India provides educational opportunities to less fortunate children in the region.
At the front of the room, our team presented an inspirational and educational video about the foundation. This featured students of the learning center and Sunaay Founder Richha Sharma. The video explains that among the many unique qualities of this learning center, sessions are held entirely outdoors. This helps to keep costs low and to ensure that all donations go to helping the children directly.
Our team personally, planned, purchased, baked, cooked and served up an amazing breakfast to SMART Associates. Everyone made a reasonable monetary contribution. The associate turnout at this latest SMART Community Awareness Fundraiser was great. Moreover, everyone who attended is thrilled for the opportunity to do good while being treated to a delicious breakfast.
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About Sunaay Foundation
“Sunaay” stems from the word “Suneeti.” It is an initiative of like-minded individuals who have agreed to work towards a common cause, to empower underprivileged, uneducated children to live meaningful and self-reliant lives. Based out of New Delhi, India, they are involved with imparting primary education. This is accomplished through an outdoor makeshift, multi-graded, interactive learning program. Students are underprivileged children aged between 2 -12 years.
Sunaay endeavors to ignite the minds of less fortunate children and spark a desire for them to learn. They use non-conventional, easy to relate tools to help them understand the basic concepts of Hindi, English (both spoken and written) and maths. They also educate them on matters of personal hygiene and social environment. Learn more
September 21, 2014, The Jimmy Fund will be hosting their annual walk to raise money for cancer research. The walk will take place on the Boston Marathon 26.2 mile route. Proceeds from this event enable leaders at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute to apply funds to promising new research opportunities.
SMART’s IT Manager, Mason Snyder and his wife Stacey have dedicated their time for the past 7 years to raising money for the Jimmy Fund. Above all they participate in honor of their dearly departed friend Janna Paster. In September, SMART’s Community Awareness Team will host a cookout to help raise funds toward the cause. All SMART Associates and nearby businesses are encouraged to attend. More details will be announced soon! If you would like to donate but cannot attend the cookout fundraiser please visit http://www.jimmyfundwalk.org/2014/masonsnyder to contribute.
About the Jimmy Fund
“The Boston Marathon® Jimmy Fund Walk presented by Hyundai raises the most money of any single-day walk in the nation and has raised nearly $95 million for the fight against cancer since 1989. When you participate in the Walk, you fund raise for Dana-Farber Cancer Institute’s lifesaving mission to conquer all forms of cancer in children and adults.”
Thanks to the generosity of SMART’s President / CEO, David Piccoli, II, a group of home office associates participate in company-supported yoga classes. Moreover, associates were encouraged to select meaningful charities/non-profits to receive a donation of the class fees. Since the inception of SMART’s yoga program, the associates have donated to several deserving causes.
The Boys and Girls Club
In May, the SMART Associate “yoginis” chose to donate to the Providence, RI chapter of The Boys and Girls Club. This organization is committed “to enable and inspire children and youth, especially those from diverse or difficult circumstances, to reach their full potential as productive, responsible, and healthy members of their community, the State of Rhode Island, and the nation.” All donations are channeled to the Boys and Girls Club annual fund to ensure that children in need have access to a wide range of programs.
Big City Mountaineers
For June and July, the class selected the Big City Mountaineers’ Summit for Someone Program as the chosen charity. This nonprofit raises money to send underprivileged, urban youth on life-changing wilderness trips with mentors. Most notably, the program has proven to decrease the incidence of high school drop out by 50%. Summit for Someone Program Mentor Kristin Re’s fundraising efforts supported an unforgettable trip with the children to one of the country’s most popular climbing destinations, Wyoming’s Wind River Range.
As a result, our associates are excited for the ongoing opportunity to help make a difference in their communities. Finally, SMART Associate “yoginis” would like to express their gratitude to SMART’s President for passing along his charitable spirit.
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