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By reading our blog, you keep your finger on the pulse of healthcare trends. You become inspired by others’ successes. And you gain tips on how to achieve peak performance.
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Difficult Decisions: How Adversity Can Strengthen Identity

Netsmart

Wednesday, July 01 | Thought Leadership

Throughout the course of our lives, we make countless decisions, some simple, some complicated, some long-lasting, some ephemeral. In the wake of COVID-19, however, most choices we make are hard, leaving us longing for the days of simple choices.

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The Future Is...

Netsmart

Tuesday, June 30 | Cause Connected,Human Services,Partnerships and Collaboration

On the final day of Pride Month, we pause and reflect upon how the awareness, support and celebration of diversity this month is shaping the future. Advancing the rights of the LGBTQ+ community must be top of mind all year-round.

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Helping Fund the Future of Healthcare 

Netsmart

Friday, June 26 | Thought Leadership,Partnerships and Collaboration,Client Success Stories,Post-Acute Care

As post-acute organizations continue to struggle with the burden of COVID-19, federally-granted funds can lessen that weight. Learn how Netsmart helped two post-acute organizations successfully apply for FCC funding.

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Key Tips to Address Technology Frustration Within Your Organization

Danielle Ross, Chief Information Officer

Friday, June 12 | EHR Solutions and Operations,Partnerships and Collaboration

Adopting new technologies can be challenging for new users. How can organizations address potential frustrations within their staff to ensure the technology is making workflows easier, not more difficult?

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New Interoperability Regulations Amid COVID-19

AJ Peterson, Vice President and General Manager of Interoperability

Thursday, June 11 | Interoperability,Human Services,Post-Acute Care,Thought Leadership,Legislative/Policy

ONC published the final version of the 21st Century Cures Act: Interoperability, Information Blocking, and the ONC Health IT Certification Program final rule. What you need to know and how the ruling plays a role through COVID-19.

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Strategies to Bolster Infection Control and Surveillance Amid COVID-19 

Netsmart

Monday, June 08 | Thought Leadership,Post-Acute Care,Care Coordination

Learn how skilled nursing facilities can improve COVID-19 surveillance and infection control by harnessing the power of technologies like telehealth and telemonitoring.

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Finding Our Way Forward

Mike Valentine, CEO, Netsmart

Friday, June 05 | Cause Connected,Netsmart in the Community,Netsmart Culture

Injustice of any kind has no place in the world. It is not a political issue–it is a human issue. Today, Netsmart is contributing to the Boys & Girls Clubs of America to help fund inclusivity programming for youth.

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How This Senior Living Facility Creates Joy Amid COVID-19

Netsmart

Friday, May 29 | Partnerships and Collaboration,Cause Connected

As COVID-19 disrupts traditional approaches to care, Hubbard Hill drew on their pre-existing understanding of residents, assessing their needs and wants, likes and dislikes, and embarked on a mission with a familiar destination but a different route.

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Meet the Clinicians: Kelli Heathman

Kelli Heathman, Talent Acquisition Partner

Wednesday, May 27 | Meet the Clinicians,Who is Netsmart?

In this series, we spotlight individuals who now apply their skills and wealth of knowledge to meet and exceed the needs of our clients.

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Planning for a Post-COVID-19 World 

Netsmart

Tuesday, May 26 | Thought Leadership,Post-Acute Care,Legislative/Policy,Care Coordination,Value-based Care

Learn how your home health or hospice organization can prepare to benefit in a post-COVID world with insights and advice from NAHC President Bill Dombi.

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Growing Stronger Through Change

Tom Herzog, Chief Operating Officer

Monday, May 18 | Cause Connected,Netsmart in the Community,Netsmart Culture

We become our best selves during times of challenge. Through difficulty and uncertainty, we find just how flexible, adaptable and resilient we are. Over the next several months, it's important for us to continue to support one another, communicate with each other, and push forward together.

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Generosity Unmasked 

Netsmart

Friday, May 15 | Cause Connected

As healthcare facilities continue to face personal protective equipment (PPE) shortages, particularly for face masks, a Netsmart associate was inspired to act. Discover what prompted Nicole Slaughter to support frontline providers who are courageously serving our communities during COVID-19.

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Creating a Successful Virtual Care Platform

Netsmart

Friday, May 08 | Human Services,Care Coordination,Interoperability,Partnerships and Collaboration

Regardless of the virtual care approach, all variations are striving for the same outcome. Hear OPEN MINDS CEO, Monica Oss, and Netsmart Senior Vice President and General Manager of Human Services, Scott Green key approaches and best practices organization should prioritize when building their virtual care platform.

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Celebrating the Heart of Healthcare on National Nurses Day

Mary Gannon, Chief Nursing Officer

Wednesday, May 06 | Cause Connected

Netsmart Chief Nursing Officer, Mary Gannon, shares her appreciation of nurses across all of healthcare and emphasizes the importance of self-care during the unprecedented time.

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COVID-19 Presents Both Challenges and New Insight for Autism Care

Netsmart

Wednesday, April 29 | Human Services,Client Success Stories

Not only have the effects of COVID-19 shattered the much-needed routines and typical daily structure of individuals with autism, but it has also altered the way providers deliver care to I/DD communities. Canopy Children’s Solutions has seen the pandemic’s impact on care and therapy first-hand.

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