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ICYMI: Integrated Care: Strategies That Work

AJ Peterson, Vice President and General Manager of Interoperability

Thursday, June 02 | Thought Leadership,EHR Solutions and Operations,Care Coordination

In a recent webinar, program director of North Range Behavioral Health in Colorado, Jennifer Miller, and chief development officer of American Health Partners in Tennessee, Hank Watson, joined me to discuss how their organizations are delivering integrated care. We covered a wide range of topics, including the challenges that can occur and how to increase awareness of the technology that helps deliver integrated care.

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Self-care is Like a Box of Chocolates- The Options are Endless

Tricia Zerger, Director of Child & Family and Developmental Services

Tuesday, May 31 | Post-Acute Care,Human Services,EHR Solutions and Operations,Interoperability

As Mental Health Awareness Month comes to an end, take a look at ways you can practice self-care all year long!

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Honoring Memorial Day

Tom Gelles, VP, Client Alignment; Veterans Associate Resource Group Executive Sponsor

Friday, May 27 | Netsmart Life

Memorial Day is a day to honor the men and women who sacrificed their lives in the U.S. military. Hear from four Netsmart associates who have meaningful connections to Memorial Day as to how they commemorate the holiday as individuals who have served, are currently serving in the U.S. military or a spouse to an individual in the military.

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CONNECTIONS2022: Uniting Community Care Providers Empowering Innovations of the Future

Candis Brahmavar, Vice President, Marketing

Tuesday, May 24 | Netsmart Life,Netsmart Culture,Cause Connected

Netsmart welcomed behavioral health, post-acute care providers and industry leaders to unite at CONNECTIONS2022 to discuss the path forward for the future of healthcare and to initiate innovations to address that path. The first in-person Netsmart user-conference since 2019 brought community care providers from across the U.S. to collaborate, learn and network in the City of Music.

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Going Beyond Whole-Person Care with California's Medi-Cal Project CalAIM

Netsmart Public Sector California Team

Tuesday, May 24 | Thought Leadership,EHR Solutions and Operations,Care Coordination

CalAIM (California Advancing and Innovating Medi-Cal) promises to strengthen Medi-Cal, offering people a more person-centered approach to providing and receiving care in all aspects of life. Based on two waivers, Medi-Cal 2020 Section 1115 demonstration and CalAIM Section 1915(b), along with several State Plan amendments, CalAIM initiatives will improve care coordination, access to services and the overall health of California’s 14 million Medi-Cal enrollees. Discover how CalAIM and Netsmart are transforming healthcare together.

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Values Matter: Finding Passion in What You Do

Bret Fischer, Senior Director, Talent Acquisition

Thursday, May 12 | Netsmart Life,Thought Leadership

May is Mental Health Awareness Month, which reminds us of the importance of job fulfillment and finding an uplifting workplace influencing our mental wellness. Hear from Bret Fischer, Senior Director of Talent Acquisition on finding passion in your work each and every day.

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Achieving Interoperability in the Real World

AJ Peterson, Vice President and General Manager of Interoperability

Wednesday, May 11 | Post-Acute Care,Human Services,EHR Solutions and Operations,Interoperability

Interoperability has become an essential force behind healthcare technology, enabling providers to succeed in value-based care models and support care coordination for fundamental services such as crisis management. Look no further to find out what interoperability looks like in the real world and how individuals with complicated or co-occuring conditions benefit from healthcare solutions working together.

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Doing More with Less: How to Amplify Your Workforce in 2022

Denny Morrison, Ph.D., Chief Clinical Advisor

Tuesday, March 15 | Thought Leadership,Post-Acute Care,Value-based Care,Human Services

Finding new ways to navigate the workforce crisis and ease the impact taken by the healthcare industry can start with a technology-first strategy. Check out the webinar recap to learn from industry leaders who share best tools and insights that have enabled healthcare organizations to empower staff to be more efficient and resilient in the midst of challenge.

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Women Making an Impact, Paving the Way for the Future

Roxanne Gelles, Director, Consulting Services, Women's Associate Resource Group Leader

Tuesday, March 08 | Netsmart Life,Netsmart Culture

International Women’s Day provides an opportunity to celebrate women all over the world who have inspired us. Our Netsmart women share how they embody leadership qualities and how they take action each day to pave the way forward for women inside and outside the workplace.

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Celebrating Diversity and Recognizing Adversity: Black History Month 2022

Wendy Hill, Chief People Officer

Wednesday, March 02 | Netsmart Life

As we reflect on the ways we have observed Black History Month, our associates who participated in reading from our Tapestry Curated Book List shed light on themes and messages they found when diving into the novels surrounding topics of prejudice, race and justice.

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Tapping Technology to Empower Your Workforce 

Mary Gannon, Chief Nursing Officer

Wednesday, February 02 | Thought Leadership,Post-Acute Care,Value-based Care,Human Services

Staffing stress and workforce shortages have been at the forefront of healthcare organizations' major roadblocks to delivering quality care. Embracing technology by empowering your workforce with the tools and services to provide better patient outcomes can be your next step in the right direction.

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What Long-Term & Post-Acute Leaders Need to Know in 2022: An Industry Outlook

Hannah Patterson, Vice President, Workforce Management

Tuesday, January 18 | Thought Leadership,Post-Acute Care,Value-based Care

In this recent webinar, policy experts from the National Association for the Support of Long Term Care (NASL) take a deep dive into the big issues impacting long-term care organizations and how to address these pain points from mapping out payment updates for post-acute care providers to meeting technology requirements for value-based care.

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NAHC President Bill Dombi Shares 2022 Outlook & Predictions

Mike Dordick, Senior Vice President – Post-Acute Strategy, Netsmart, President, McBee

Friday, January 07 | Thought Leadership,Post-Acute Care,Value-based Care

Home health and hospice leaders across the nation have voiced that the workforce shortage is their greatest concern in the new year. The National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC) President Bill Dombi shares industry insight on big areas impacting home care for 2022.

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One Key Trait Long-Term Care Providers Need to Embrace in 2022

Tom Herzog, Chief Operating Officer

Thursday, January 06 | Thought Leadership,Cause Connected,Post-Acute Care

To say that 2020 and 2021 were challenging for long-term care is the understatement of the year. Healthcare experts weigh in on how adaptability is a running theme throughout the industry, where long-term care providers constantly adjust and pivot while the punches just keep coming.

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Give Yourself the Best Gift This Season… Self-Care

Tricia Zerger, Director of Child & Family and Developmental Services

Thursday, December 30 | Cause Connected,Netsmart in the Community,Thought Leadership

Whether you are feeling holiday cheer or the blues, put your mental health first. Hear from Tricia Zerger, Director of Child & Family and Developmental Services, on ways to keep your mental health at the forefront.

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