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Achieving Improved Patient Care Through Adversity: Hospice of Washington County and Care Synergy Discuss Challenge and Solution

Netsmart

Thursday, June 17 | Thought Leadership

Ernesto Lopez, CEO of Hospice of Washington County, and John Blaschke, chief information officer of Care Synergy, to participate in an interactive conversation led by Mike Dordick, senior vice president of post-acute strategy at Netsmart and president of McBee, about the future of hospice.

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Becoming a Hard Target

Robert Geis, Senior Director, Enterprise Security and Infrastructure Hosting

Thursday, June 17 | Thought Leadership,Human Services,Post-Acute Care

The healthcare sector continues to be a leading target for ransomware. Don't let your organization fall victim to a ransomware attack. Discover how to keep your cyber backdoor secure through patching efforts and other effective defenses.

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Why Self-Care Matters

Tricia Zerger, Director of Child & Family and Developmental Services

Friday, May 28 | Cause Connected,Netsmart in the Community,Thought Leadership

Self-care can look different for everyone – as long as it helps you reenergize, brings you joy, and allows you to listen to what your entire body needs. Need some ideas? Check out these self-care practices you can take with you after mental health month comes to a close.

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Meet the Clinicians: Tricia Zerger

Tricia Zerger, Director of Child & Family and Developmental Services

Thursday, May 27 | Meet the Clinicians

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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Celebrating Skilled Nursing Clinicians with Strategies for Self-Care Success

Mary Gannon, Chief Nursing Officer

Wednesday, May 19 | Post-Acute Care,Thought Leadership

In celebration of Skilled Nursing Week, Chief Nursing Officer Mary Gannon shares strategies for self-care for the selfless clinicians who serve tirelessly in these spaces.

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Contactless Consumer Engagement: Meeting the New Expectation

Andy Heeren, Senior Director of Public Health

Friday, May 14 | Thought Leadership

As we begin to transition into a post-COVID world through vaccination rollouts, there is one “new normal” that is likely to stick: a shift in consumer engagement and expectation regarding convenient, no-contact scheduling.

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4 Strategies for Building a Solid Foundation of Integration

Danielle Ross, Chief Information Officer

Wednesday, May 12 | Human Services,Post-Acute Care,EHR Solutions and Operations,Care Coordination

Data sharing and care coordination are pillars for strong, outcomes-based care delivery. Danielle Ross shares key tips to consider when building a solid foundation for integration.

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Mental Health Month: Understanding the Effects of COVID-19

Denny Morrison, Chief Clinical Advisor

Friday, May 07 | Thought Leadership,Cause Connected

May is Mental Health Month, an initiative top of mind for many as we begin to transition out of over a year-long global pandemic. While COVID-19 continues to take a toll on our collective wellbeing, Dr. Dennis Morrison shares some scholarly insight on the pandemic's effects and where we go from here.

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Nurses Week: A Voice to Lead

Mary Gannon, Chief Nursing Officer

Thursday, May 06 | Thought Leadership

This year, the American Nurses Association (ANA) extended the Year of the Nurse and Midwife into 2021. This past year has demonstrated the strength of nurses as they faced challenges not only in caring for the patients they serve, but in prioritizing their own physical, mental and emotional well-being.

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Three Key Strategies to Improve Your Success with Multi-State Billing

Erica Gregory, Vice President of RCM Operations

Wednesday, May 05 | Revenue Cycle/Billing,Thought Leadership

Multi-state care and billing is on the rise, giving providers the chance to become a regional player without state line limits. Erica Gregory VP of RCM Operations, offers a high-level, pre-planning checklist that introduces key areas to consider when pursuing multi-state billing.

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Let's Make Connections, Not Assumptions

Netsmart

Thursday, April 29 | Human Services,Value-based Care,Client Success Stories

Although April is the official Autism Awareness Month, creating a more inclusive community for everyone should be a priority all year long. Discover how The Edinburg Center lives this mission and supports individuals with autism and other intellectual and developmental disabilities.

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Sparking Conversations Through Comics Around Teen Mental Health 

Netsmart

Wednesday, April 28 | Client Success Stories,Cause Connected,Thought Leadership

Centerstone, a Tennessee-based behavior health provider, created an action-packed comic book series featuring a variety of challenging topics designed both educate and entertain teenagers through a hands-on approach.

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Listen, Understand and Support: Alcohol Awareness Month

Netsmart

Monday, April 26 | Human Services,Value-based Care,Thought Leadership

April is Alcohol Awareness Month, which aims to bring conversation, understanding and support to those living with alcohol use disorder. Rosecrance serves as our thought leader in this piece, sharing why the month is important and how we can keep this awareness initiative alive.

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“It’s Good to be Back.” Volunteers Return to the Bailey-Boushay House

Netsmart

Thursday, April 22 | Client Success Stories,Thought Leadership

This National Volunteer week, we celebrate all the volunteers who give so much. At Seattle-based Bailey-Boushay House, volunteers are paramount to the organization's ongoing success and a welcome re-introduction to daily life. Thank you, volunteers, for all you do!

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In Case You Missed It: Serving the Underserved

Netsmart

Thursday, April 22 | Human Services,Care Coordination,Value-based Care

In this webinar recap, discover the importance of not only reaching underserved communities, but offering holistic, data-driven services regardless of where care is being delivered.

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