Thursday, January 23 | Human Services, Partnerships and Collaboration, Client Success Stories
Brand value. It’s the sum of several components of business. Sure, it’s the monetary value of your organization, but it’s also measured by how aware consumers and partners are of your organization and how much those groups trust you. Your brand as a provider in healthcare has never been more important. Consolidation, competition, specialization and the industry shift to value-based service delivery have created a market where the ability to provide a service is simply not enough. The service must also be held to an excellent standard, while remaining timely and technologically advanced. This is the value of incorporating telehealth technology into your line of service offerings. Incorporating virtual care consumers can trust not only boosts your brand value, but can improve clinical outcomes, help lower costs and offer a unique strategy for reducing the number of individuals addicted to opioids.
AltaPointe Health has successfully marketed their brand to their partner providers with the use of telehealth. Consumers receive excellent care without having to wait days, knowing they will be transitioned to a facility where they are already known. Hospital partners trust AltaPointe’s ability to quickly place consumers in appropriate, lower cost of care settings. Telehealth helps consumers avoid unnecessary emergency department (ED) services, as a trained psychologist is able to see the individual in need right away using virtual care. Through the use of telehealth in its hospitals, Altapointe has seen a 33% reduction in ED costs for consumers. AltaPointe has cultivated a virtual presence across their provider community and is continuing to show success for their own organization and partners alike. Now, their brand power is only growing.
What is your strategy to expand your brand? Every provider has the ability to influence higher standards of care delivery and better consumer experiences through telehealth. Read the joint American Well and Netsmart white paper to explore how telehealth can help advance clinical outcomes and break down barriers to care today.
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