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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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Bringing Quality & Financial Viability to Long-Term Care

Bringing Quality and Financial Viability to Long-Term Care

Tom Herzog, Chief Operating Officer

Wednesday, December 22 | Thought Leadership,Cause Connected

The post-acute and long-term care community faces a myriad of challenges in the wake of the pandemic. The good news is this gives clinicians a prime opportunity to have a seat at the table and to advance the skills of leaders to navigate our care teams effectively.

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ICYMI: How Geriatric Practices Can Bend the Cost Curve and Succeed With Value-Based Care

Beth Reece, Vice President and General Manager, GERHIMED

Friday, November 19 | Value-based Care,Partnerships and Collaboration

In a recent webinar, executives from two successful geriatric practices shared what it takes to build and maintain a successful value-based infrastructure in long-term/post-acute care LTPAC settings.

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A Salute to Those Who Served

Tom Gelles, Senior Director, Inside Sales; Veterans Associate Resource Group Executive Sponsor

Thursday, November 11 | Thought Leadership,Cause Connected,Meet Our Veterans,Netsmart Life

Veterans Associate Resource Group Executive Sponsor, Tom Gelles, shares a conversation with several Netsmart veterans. Learn more about their experiences as well as how we can best honor all veterans today, and every day.

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ICYMI: Elements of Effective Crisis Management

Julie Hiett, Director of Population Health Management

Tuesday, November 02 | Care Coordination,Partnerships and Collaboration,Value-based Care

Industry leaders explore the elements of an effective crisis system, including a population health management approach paired with technology that supports care coordination and seamless information sharing.

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A Look Inside the Netsmart Diversity and Inclusion Council: Connecting Through Conversation

Wendy Hill, Chief People Officer

Thursday, October 28 | Cause Connected,Netsmart Culture,Who is Netsmart?

The D&I Council was created as a working group to help further shape the Netsmart ecosystem inside and out by promoting inclusion, diversity and equity at all levels. While the council has been around for more than a year, we believe it is exactly what we need to make the next turn.

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