Tuesday, May 08 | Cause Connected, Netsmart Culture, Thought Leadership
Inspire, Innovate, Influence – those three words are the American Nurses Association theme for Nurses Week 2018. As I reflect upon my career as a nurse and think about all of the lives I have come in contact with, I think of you all. While patient and family care is first and foremost to who we are, the ability to inspire, innovate and influence is what drives the advancement of care and advocacy for the betterment of healthcare regardless of the venue in which we practice. We share experiences, passion, frustration, joy across the continuum of life and whether you remain in direct patient care or have moved to nursing related fields such as information technology, education, leadership, you will always, first and foremost be a nurse…and nurses make a difference.
I wish you a wonderful Nurses Week 2018!
Expanding Access to Care for Better Public Health
Thursday, April 06 | Thought Leadership,Human Services,Netsmart in the Community
Barriers to mental health and substance use services continue to be challenging, as the demand for care continues to rise. In fact, 28% of those seeking mental health care and 22% seeking substance use care are unable to find a conveniently located provider, which can be particularly difficult in rural areas. Hear three strategies public health organizations can implement to improve outcomes, boost access to services and increase staff satisfaction.More
Continuing the Conversation: Our Commitment to IDD
Tuesday, March 28 | Thought Leadership,Human Services,Netsmart in the Community
Our main focus this Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month has been to focus on recognizing individual abilities and advocating for equal opportunities in education, employment and helping these individuals to live productive, independent lives. By helping providers embrace technology to support IDD staff, they can focus on delivering person-centered care to individuals when and where they need them to live a truly meaningful life.More
Monday, March 20 | Thought Leadership,Human Services
SAMHSA's National Guidelines for Behavioral Health Crisis Care provide key principles for youth crisis services to adopt, including addressing recovery needs, using trauma-informed care, and integrating family and youth peer support services.More