Friday, March 01 | EHR Solutions and Operations, Human Services, Care Coordination
Telehealth is gaining momentum across healthcare by providing more convenient access to care, creating clinical efficiencies, enhancing provider satisfaction and increasing service utilization. The mobile, web application can be used for either on-demand or scheduled services, linking consumers to high-quality behavioral health and substance use treatment providers.
Telehealth provides counties with new and innovative ways to connect with individuals, creating a new level of engagement to improve healthcare outcomes while driving down delivery system costs. Telehealth builds connections to county community-based resources such as local schools, detention centers or emergency departments (ED), by providing mental health services for people who may not regularly have access to this type of treatment because of geographic limitations, mobility issues, provider scheduling backlogs or other challenges.
Telehealth can become the front door for behavioral health services through non-traditional care settings.
Telehealth provides counties and efficiency, scalable and economically viable way to connect their local resources to individuals who are in the most need of them. Telehealth provides a robust and dynamic virtual platform that brings care to individuals in any county when they need it most.
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