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Netsmart Announces Intent to Become a Qualified Health Information Network to Drive the Evolution of Interoperability

September 22, 2022

Netsmart, the developer of the industry-leading CareFabric® platform for human services, post-acute care providers and payers, today announced its intent to apply to join the Trusted Exchange Framework and Common Agreement (TEFCA) to become a Qualified Health Information Network (QHIN).

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Talent Board Announces Winners of 2022 Global Candidate Experience Awards

September 14, 2022

(Talent Board)

Talent Board reveals Netsmart, along with 61 other unique companies from around the world, are recognized for candidate experience excellence as winners of the 2022 Global Candidate Experience (CandE) Awards.

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Netsmart Announces the Skilled Nursing Industry’s Only Data Analytics Solution with a Complete View of Claims, MDS and Staffing

August 08, 2022

Netsmart announced today it has acquired CORE Analytics, the industry-leading skilled nursing facility claims data analytics offering from Zimmet Healthcare. Together, the two organizations will enhance the Netsmart CareFabric® platform of data solutions and services for post-acute care organizations in the areas of quality measures reporting, benchmarking, assessment data and scrubbing, while increasing the quantity and quality of required data for health plans, Medicare and Medicaid.


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Netsmart & Bamboo Health Create a 988 Crisis Referral System

June 16, 2022

(OPEN MINDS)

Netsmart has partnered with Bamboo Health, creating a behavioral health referral network to support implementation of a 988 behavioral health crisis management and care coordination platform. The platform is designed to expedite access to treatment for those in crisis and connect individuals in crisis to a network of care post crisis to ensure the right ongoing care and services are available. The first entity to deploy the new Netsmart/Bamboo Health solution will be the Missouri Behavioral Health Council (MBHC), which expects to go live in July 2022.

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Behavioral Health Clinicians & Administrators Rate Netsmart as Highest in User Satisfaction, Black Book 2022 Technology Solutions Survey

June 09, 2022

(PR Newswire)

Black Book Research announced that Netsmart has earned the 2022 award for highest customer satisfaction in the annual client experience performance ratings of enterprise behavioral health EHR competitors. 

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Netsmart Rated the No. 1 Solutions Vendor for 8th Year, Black Book Home Health and Post-Acute Technology Users' Survey

June 01, 2022

(PR Newswire)

Black Book Research announced that Netsmart has swept the post-acute ambulatory health technology platform ratings for highest customer satisfaction in the annual client experience polling the clients of 41 national technology competitors. 

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Netsmart & Bamboo Health Collaborate For 988 Crisis Management System To Champion Care Coordination

April 27, 2022

(OPEN MINDS)

Netsmart partnered with Bamboo Health, a leading provider of data and health care IT solutions, to create a comprehensive behavioral health referral network supporting the nationwide response to implement a 988 crisis management system. Through this strategic technology partnership, Netsmart and Bamboo Health will collaborate to bring to market one of the most robust behavioral health crisis management solutions.

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Netsmart Acquires Illinois-based EMR software company

April 22, 2022

(Kansas City Business Journal)

Netsmart is branching out into the physical therapy and rehabilitation space with its latest acquisition. 

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Netsmart Expands the CareFabric Platform to Support Physical Therapy, Rehabilitation and Wellness Providers

April 21, 2022

Netsmart announces the addition of TheraOffice, a market-leading practice management solution for physical therapy and rehabilitation clinics, expanding the Netsmart CareFabric platform to deliver workflows for therapy providers to better connect to all venues of healthcare. 

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Netsmart Acquires TheraOffice

April 21, 2022

(HomeCare Magazine)

Netsmart announces the addition of TheraOffice, an industry-leading practice management platform for physical therapy and rehabilitation practices to the Netsmart portfolio. This addition expands the Netsmart CareFabric platform to deliver workflows for therapy providers to better connect to all venues of healthcare.  

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Netsmart Showcases the Power of a Digitized Platform and CCBHC Leadership at NatCon22

April 11, 2022

Netsmart will showcase the power of new, innovative solutions and software of the CareFabric platform and share how industry-leading partnership and collaboration are improving population health and care coordination for CCBHCs at NatCon22 in Washington, D.C., April 11-13.

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Netsmart and Bamboo Health Collaborate to Champion Care Coordination and Crisis Management

April 11, 2022

Netsmart and Bamboo Health announce a strategic technology partnership developing a comprehensive behavioral health referral network supporting the nationwide effort to respond to the need to implement a 988 crisis management system. Missouri Behavioral Health Council will be the first organization to leverage the crisis management solution.

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Introduction of the BHIT Now Act: Behavioral Health Information Technologies Now Act Improves Care Coordination

April 06, 2022

(Behavioral Health IT Coalition)

Netsmart is a founding member of the Behavioral Health IT (BHIT) Coalition, a group of more than a dozen major associations, providers and patient advocacy organizations dedicated to advancing public policy for technology to improve the lives of people with mental health and substance use disorders. The Coalition led advocacy resulting in the introduction of the BHIT Now Act by Representatives Matsui, Mullin, Davids and Estes, helping behavioral health providers with limited resources adopt certified EHRs and related technology needed to share clinical data for the effective integration and coordination of mental health and acute care on April 6, 2022. 

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CMS Grants Certification of Netsmart Electronic Visit Verification System as the State Solution in Georgia

March 22, 2022

 Netsmart, the industry-leading software and solution provider for state Medicaid agencies, home health and community-based providers, announced that the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has granted certification of the Netsmart electronic visit verification (EVV) solution as the state EVV aggregator for Georgia.

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Netsmart Showcases Interoperability Innovations Driving Care Transitions During HIMSS22

March 15, 2022

Netsmart will participate in the 2022 HIMSS Global Health Conference & Exhibition showcasing industry-leading use cases highlighting the value of connectivity and integration across the entire healthcare ecosystem.

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Fastest-Growing Technology Companies

March 04, 2022

(Kansas City Business Journal)

The Kansas City Business Journal recognized Netsmart on a new list featuring the Fastest-Growing Technology Leaders in the Kansas City area. This list highlights the importance of the local technology industry, as well as the players that are advancing the future through software and solutions. 

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Netsmart myUnity® Achieves Industry First 100% ONC Health IT Certification

January 31, 2022

Netsmart announces that it is the industry’s first post-acute technology vendor to achieve 100% of the certification base criteria, earning the myUnity® electronic health record the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC-Health IT) 2015 Edition Health IT Certification.

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Netsmart Partners with The Arc Erie County and The Arc of Monroe County to Enhance Care Coordination and Evidence-Based Care Programs

December 14, 2021

Two member agencies of The Arc New York collaborative have partnered with Netsmart to enhance care coordination and delivery in a range of settings utilizing the Netsmart CareFabric platform. The Arc Erie County and The Arc of Monroe County will use the comprehensive suite of solutions to seamlessly connect data from individual care plans and optimize documentation and clinical workflows to better serve their evidence-based care programs. 

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National Council Teams Up with Netsmart to Track Value-Based Care Outcomes at CCBHCs

December 13, 2021

(Behavioral Health Business)

The behavioral health industry’s move toward value-based care has brought with it much debate on how positive health care outcomes can be best defined. Now, one of the industry’s leading groups is undertaking efforts to do so as part of a new collaboration.

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Best Practices for Launching a New EHR System

December 10, 2021

(HomeCare Magazine)

Recently, Treasure Coast Hospice implemented the Netsmart person-centered EHR, myUnity, to improve agency workflow, streamline clinical documentation and enhance patient care. This article will help providers navigate the route to a successful implementation of a new EHR, from selecting a vendor to going live.

 

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Netsmart Acquires Remarkable Health to Enhance Artificial Intelligence Behavioral Health Solution

December 03, 2021

(Behavioral Health Business)

Health care information technology company Netsmart has purchased Remarkable Health, a Chandler, Arizona-based provider of artificial intelligence (AI) technology and software solutions for organizations focused on behavioral health and individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD).

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Netsmart's Remarkable Health acquisition helps it leap forward with tech

December 03, 2021

(Kansas City Business Journal)

Netsmart has acquired an established player in the health care industry that will help accelerate its technology roadmap. 

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Netsmart Accelerates AI Healthcare Technology Innovations with Acquisition of Remarkable Health

December 02, 2021

Netsmart announces it has acquired Remarkable Health, an industry-leading provider of artificial intelligence (AI) technology and software solutions for behavioral health, substance use and human services organizations. 

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Netsmart and the National Council for Mental Wellbeing Announce Population Health Partnership to Improve Care Coordination and Use Data to Drive Outcomes for CCBHCs

November 29, 2021

Netsmart and the National Council for Mental Wellbeing announce a strategic partnership to enhance care coordination and population health management for Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinics (CCBHCs) and their clients. Through this partnership, the National Council will recommend Netsmart CareManager as the preferred care coordination solution for CCBHCs, health homes and other behavioral health organizations delivering value-based care. 

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Netsmart to Integrate 2 ASAM Tools

November 26, 2021

(Behavioral Healthcare EXECUTIVE)

Netsmart, a provider of healthcare technology solutions and services, announced that it is entering into a partnership with the American Society of Addiction Medicine to integrate a pair of ASAM tools with its electronic health record (EHR) platform.

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Netsmart and American Society of Addiction Medicine Announce Partnership to Integrate ASAM CONTINUUM System

November 15, 2021

Netsmart, an industry-leading provider of healthcare technology solutions and services, today announced a strategic partnership with the American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) to integrate the ASAM CONTINUUM™ and ASAM CO-Triage® assessment tools within the Netsmart electronic health record (EHR) platform. 

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Pandemic stress sparks rise in suicidal thoughts among hospice patients

November 15, 2021

(eHospice)

As we learn more about the devastating toll of COVID-19, the effects are sometimes unexpected. For the clinicians at Glenview-based JourneyCare hospice, they discovered a rare challenge: a rise in hospice patients facing the end of their lives due to illness, yet considering suicide.

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Netsmart Shares the Definitive Guide to Integrated Care

November 08, 2021

(OPEN MINDS)

Implementing an integrated, data-driven technology platform that works across the care continuum prevents health information from becoming siloed and enables providers to effectively and holistically serve those in their care. OPEN MINDS and Netsmart share how to help providers develop a solid integrated care strategy, prove their organization's value in delivering physical and behavioral health outcomes, and become a preferred partner for other providers and health plans. 

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Netsmart Demonstrates Ways Providers Can Digitize Their Enterprise to Deliver Person-Centered Care at LeadingAge 2021

October 22, 2021

Netsmart, an industry-leading healthcare IT partner, will demonstrate how digitizing your enterprise, encompassing advanced solutions and services, can improve person-centered care delivery through the Netsmart CareFabric® platform at the 2021 LeadingAge Annual Meeting and Expo, Oct. 24-27 in Atlanta. 

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Table of Experts — Caring for Our People: Tips and Strategies to Support Employee Well-Being

October 22, 2021

(Kansas City Business Journal)

Even before the pandemic, employers were paying greater heed to employees’ mental health and well-being. But after the array of challenges the past 18 months presented, many employers, employees and health care professionals now see an urgency for employers to still do more. The Kansas City Business Journal recently gathered several local leaders including Netsmart COO Tom Herzog, to discuss tools, programs and strategies to help employees not just survive, but thrive.

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NASL Elects New Board, President at 32nd Annual Meeting

October 15, 2021

(Mcknight's Long-Term Care News)

The National Association for the Support of Long Term Care (NASL) elected a new president and directors for the association’s Board of Directors this week during the NASL 32nd Annual Meeting in Washington, DC. Hannah Patterson, vice president of CareDimensions operations, Netsmart was re-elected as a NASL Board member recognizing thought leaders in ancillary care and services for the LTPAC sector.

 

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Netsmart and Clients Share Insights and Demonstrate Innovative Technology at AHCA/NCAL Convention and Expo

October 11, 2021

Netsmart announced today that several clients and AJ Peterson, vice president and general manager will be presenting on emerging topics that include virtual care, mental health, CMS requirements and using technology to drive operations and outcomes at the 72nd Annual American Health Care Association/National Center for Assisted Living (AHCA/NCAL) 2021 Convention and Expo Oct. 10-13 in Washington D.C.

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Powell Recovery Center Chooses Netsmart: Advancing EHR Platform to Better Serve Public Health and Combat Opioid Crisis

September 30, 2021

Powell Recovery Center, a leading substance abuse treatment provider in Baltimore has chosen Netsmart to advance their organization’s technology platform to better serve public health and help the community overcome the nation’s rising opioid epidemic. 

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Champions of Business honoree Netsmart talks culture and values

September 22, 2021

(Kansas City Business Journal)

The Kansas City Business Journal inducted five companies into the Champions of Business program's Hall of Champions in 2021: Dimensional Innovations, Netsmart, Summit Homes, TVH Parts Co. and Woodley Building Maintenance. Here, you have the opportunity to meet Mike Valentine, CEO of Netsmart, who discusses how his company has maintained a high level of excellence over the years.

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2021 Champions of Business: Netsmart

September 17, 2021

(Kansas City Business Journal)

Seventeen Kansas City metro area organizations were named 2021 Champions of Business, recognizing companies that are breaking innovation barriers, financially strong and are stewards of community service. This year, Netsmart was inducted into the Hall of Champions after being recognized as a Champion of Business for three consecutive years.

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2021 Champions of Business: Netsmart

September 17, 2021

(Kansas City Business Journal)

Seventeen Kansas City metro area organizations were named 2021 Champions of Business, recognizing companies that are breaking innovation barriers, financially strong and are stewards of community service. This year, Netsmart was inducted into the Hall of Champions after being recognized as a Champion of Business for three consecutive years.

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The Edinburg Center Advances Evidence-Based Services Through Enhanced Netsmart Solutions

September 08, 2021

The Edinburg Center, a non-profit community-based services agency, advances its evidence-based services through enhanced components of the Netsmart CareFabric® platform, creating improved clinical and financial efficiencies as they grow programs to serve through additional service lines to fulfill strategic organizational goals.

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Integrated Care: How to Move From "We Wish" to "We Do" with Netsmart & OPEN MINDS

September 07, 2021

(OPEN MINDS)

On September 15, 2021 at 1:00 pm ET, OPEN MINDS will host a web briefing, Integrated Health Care: How to Move from "We Wish" to "We Do," available free of charge to all OPEN MINDS Circle Members courtesy of Netsmart. Research shows that integrated health care (treating physical health and behavioral health conditions collaboratively) leads to better health outcomes and lower costs.


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Netsmart Demonstrates Care Coordination and Interoperability Leadership at HIMSS21

August 09, 2021

Netsmart, an industry-leading healthcare technology provider will participate in the annual HIMSS Global Health Conference and Exhibition to demonstrate the value of care coordination and interoperability across the entire healthcare continuum, empowering organizations to collaborate and coordinate care delivery for the whole person.

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Announcing the 2021 Champions of Business honorees

July 29, 2021

(Kansas City Business Journal)

Seventeen Kansas City-area companies were crowned as Champions of Business for 2021. Champions of Business honors metro area for-profit companies that set the gold standard for financial performance, innovation and community involvement. Netsmart joins the Hall of Champions after three consecutive years of being recognized as a Champion of Business honoree.

 

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Hidalgo County Utilizes Netsmart ScheduleConnect to Optimize COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution

July 14, 2021

Netsmart announced the successful utilization of ScheduleConnect, a vaccination technology solution designed to efficiently assist healthcare agencies in the distribution, documentation and reporting for the COVID-19 vaccination, at Hidalgo County Health & Human Services, located in Southeastern Texas.

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Transactions: Netsmart Buys SimpleLTC

July 05, 2021

(Home Health Care News)

Netsmart has acquired Texas-based data analytics company SimpleLTC from Briggs Healthcare.

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2021 NextGen Leaders: AJ Peterson

July 01, 2021

(Kansas City Business Journal)

The 2021 class of NextGen Leaders is making waves in the landscape of Kansas City’s business community. Read more on 2021 NextGen honoree: AJ Peterson, VP & GM of CareGuidance, Netsmart as to how his contributions are making an impact in the KC area and how he will connect with other emerging leaders to help build their knowledge and skill sets.

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Netsmart acquires two Texas companies to buttress health IT offerings

July 01, 2021

(Kansas City Business Journal)

Netsmart acquired two Texas companies that it said will help the Overland Park-based health IT provider optimize patient-driven programs and simplify care.

 

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Netsmart Acquires Selman-Holman to Join McBee Financial, Clinical and Operational Strategic Advisory Services

June 30, 2021

Netsmart announced today it has acquired Selman-Holman & Associates from Briggs Healthcare Company, a Texas-based full-service consulting firm specializing in assisting home care agencies and hospices across the nation to maximize their potential through regulatory compliance, OASIS and coding accuracy and in-depth staff education and training. Selman-Holman will become part of McBee, a division of Netsmart.

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Netsmart Expands Predictive Analytics Solution Offerings with Acquisition of SimpleLTC

June 30, 2021

Netsmart announces it has acquired Texas-based predictive analytics software company, SimpleLTC from Briggs Healthcare, to expand the Netsmart CareFabric with enhanced data analytics offerings.


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Charter Healthcare Selects Netsmart Platform to Transform Post-Acute Care Services

June 17, 2021

Charter Healthcare, a provider of post-acute care services offering a broad spectrum of programs for patients navigating the last years of life, has selected Netsmart as their healthcare information technology partner to implement solutions that are part of the integrated Netsmart CareFabric® platform.

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Ingram's Q&A with Mike Valentine

June 16, 2021

(INGRAM'S )

A decade after moving Netsmart to the Kansas City area, its chief executive reflects on the challenges of revising the business model, scaling up, and the advantages of being in K.C. 

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Netsmart and OPEN MINDS Partner to Empower Human Services Communities Through Technology and Organizational Transformation

June 14, 2021

Netsmart and OPEN MINDS announced the next evolution of their partnership to empower human services communities with the data, technology best practices and strategic insights to successfully transform organizations for the future.

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KCBJ Announces 2021 NextGen Leaders

June 08, 2021

(Kansas City Business Journal)

The Kansas City Business Journal announces the 2021 NextGen Leaders honorees. The NextGen Leaders program selected AJ Peterson, Vice President & General Manager of CareGuidance, Netsmart as one of the 25 honorees.

 

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Community Care Providers Unite at CONNECTIONS2021 to Initiate Innovations and the Path Forward for the Future of Healthcare

June 08, 2021

Behavioral health, post-acute care providers and payers unite at CONNECTIONS2021 to discuss the path forward for the future of healthcare and to initiate innovations to address that path. The largest technology user conference for community care providers, which is being held virtually, kicked off June 7 and runs through June 9, where client attendees can join from across the U.S. and collaborate through comprehensive educational sessions and networking activities. 

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Table of Experts: Connecting KC — Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Initiatives in the Wake of 2020

May 21, 2021

(Kansas City Business Journal)

 

The Kansas City Business Journal and Polsinelli hosted a panel of five community leaders to discuss the role and responsibility employers have in advancing diversity, equity and inclusion in the workplace.

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Netsmart Awarded Top Performing Technology Platform for Behavioral Health by Black Book Survey

May 20, 2021

Netsmart announced it has earned the fifth consecutive top performing technology solutions and services award by the annual client-user experience polling of mental and behavioral health providers in the 2021 Black Book™ survey.

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Netsmart Earns 7th Consecutive Top Post-Acute Technology Solutions Vendor Ranking by Black Book Research

May 18, 2021

Netsmart announced that it has been recognized as the #1 post-acute technology vendor by Black Book Market Research (Black Book) annual survey for the seventh consecutive year.

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Netsmart and Ohio's Hospice Expand 10-Year Innovation Partnership to Advance Hospice Models of Care

May 11, 2021

Netsmart and Ohio’s Hospice are announcing a 10-year innovation partnership to advance hospice models of care supported by the industry-leading Netsmart CareFabric® platform. This partnership will bring to market new technology capabilities to support value-based care programs, leverage the CareFabric platform to support all post-acute service lines on a single platform and advance the next-generation of palliative care capabilities.

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Netsmart and Vermont Collaborative Launch Care Coordination Platform to Deliver on Data-Driven, Value-Based Care

April 22, 2021

Vermont Care Partners (VCP) and four member agencies announce the successful launch of the Unified Electronic Medical Records project using the Netsmart myAvatarTM solution.

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Four Must-Know Clinical Practices for Revenue Cycle Success

April 21, 2021

(Healthcare at Home: The Rowan Technology Report)

Given the lasting impacts of the Patient-Driven Groupings Model (PDGM) on the home health industry, employing the most efficient processes for documentation, diagnosis coding and OASIS accuracy are vital to keep your revenue cycle operations on track and to optimize reimbursement. 

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IT firms keep churning out COVID-19 data solutions

April 13, 2021

( McKnight's Long-Term Care News )

New resources help SNF users document symptoms, spot outbreaks and provide actionable insights.

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2021 Healthiest Employers: Netsmart

April 01, 2021

(Kansas City Business Journal)

This year's Healthiest Employers rose to the occasion in a year when health took center stage. The 30 honorees adapted their wellness programs to virtual formats and made health a priority when offices throughout Kansas City started working from home.

 

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Behavioral Health Clinicians Rate Netsmart the Top Performing Technology Solutions Vendor in Black Book 2021 Ambulatory EHR Survey

March 31, 2021

(PR Newswire)

Black Book Research announced that Netsmart has earned the 2021 award for highest customer satisfaction in the annual client experience performance ratings of behavioral health ambulatory EHR competitors. 

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Netsmart targets traveling docs with geriatric platform

March 29, 2021

( McKnight's Long-Term Care News )

In what it calls a "game-changing" move for a skilled nursing clients Netsmart has acquired GPM, a software company supporting post-acute care medical practices providing care to geriatric patients.

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Netsmart Rated the No. 1 Technology Solutions Vendor for 7th Year, Black Book Home Health and Subacute IT User Survey

March 24, 2021

(PR Newswire)

Black Book Research announced that Netsmart has swept the post-acute ambulatory health technology platform ratings for highest customer satisfaction in the annual client experience polling of 20 top competitors.

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Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Partners with Netsmart to Implement Innovative Platform to Streamline Care Coordination

March 16, 2021

Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health, one of the nation’s oldest and largest nonprofit providers of behavioral healthcare, today announced it will partner with Netsmart to deploy a portfolio of solutions and services to drive innovation and collaboration across the organization. This partnership also will enhance programs for, and communications with, the 25,000 individuals and families the nonprofit serves annually.

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Rappahannock Area Community Services Board Announces a Continued Partnership with Netsmart to Increase Quality of Care

February 16, 2021

(Rappahannock Area Community Services Board)

Rappahannock Area Community Services Board announces a continued partnership with Netsmart that will position the agency to capitalize on technological advances, measure outcomes and reduce gaps in communication among healthcare partners. RACSB and Netsmart share a common vision of leveraging technology and innovation to create a more seamless, coordinated, outcome-driven approach to serving the needs of individuals accessing mental health, substance use, and developmental disability services.  

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AsOne Healthcare IPA Launches First-of-its-Kind Data Platform to Support Delivery of Intergenerational Healthcare

February 16, 2021

AsOne Healthcare IPA (AsOne), a New York City-based integrated behavioral health and primary care provider network, has launched the first-of-its-kind IT and data solution to facilitate population health management and improve patient outcomes. One aspect that is particularly unique is the ability to view aggregated outcomes by groups, thereby supporting the implementation of intergenerational and family-focused models of care as well as new outcomes-based reimbursement mechanisms.

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Introducing KC's 2021 Healthiest Employers honorees

February 10, 2021

(Kansas City Business Journal)

The 2021 Healthiest Employers honorees prioritized their employees' well-being in a year when health took center stage. This year, 30 companies will be honored with the award, which is based on wellness programming and benefits.

 

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Center for Human Development Chooses Netsmart as Healthcare IT Partner to Bridge Community Programs into a Unified Technology Platform

February 09, 2021

The Center for Human Development (CHD) has chosen Netsmart as its healthcare IT partner to deploy a unified technology platform to create clinical, financial and operational efficiencies across 80 high-quality programs and services supporting developmental services, child and family, behavioral health and addiction treatment.

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Netsmart Acquires GPM to Enhance Provider Digitization and Mobile Workflows

February 03, 2021

Today, Netsmart announced the acquisition of GPM, a North Carolina-based Software-as-a-Service technology and services company, dedicated to supporting Long-term/Post-acute care (LTPAC) medical practices that provide medical care to geriatric patients – many of whom reside in skilled nursing facilities. This acquisition extends the Netsmart CareFabric platform to deliver interoperable data sharing between long-term care facilities and the providers that treat and coordinate care for their residents.

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Netsmart acquires North Carolina SaaS company GPM

February 03, 2021

(Kansas City Business Journal)

Netsmart Technologies Inc. has acquired Geriatric Practice Management Corp., an Asheville, North Carolina-based software-as-a-service company.

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Netsmart Acquires GPM to Enhance Provider Digitization and Mobile Workflows

February 03, 2021

Today, Netsmart announced the acquisition of GPM, a North Carolina-based Software-as-a-Service technology and services company, dedicated to supporting Long-term/Post-acute care (LTPAC) medical practices that provide medical care to geriatric patients – many of whom reside in skilled nursing facilities. This acquisition extends the Netsmart CareFabric platform to deliver interoperable data sharing between long-term care facilities and the providers that treat and coordinate care for their residents.

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COVID-19 is fueling surge of data and reporting demands

January 31, 2021

( McKnight's Long-Term Care News

As long-term care administrators and operators ponder the coming year, documenting everything from finances to resident care will be front and center in their efforts. The reason? Infection control. Thanks to the pandemic, this area of operations is undergoing revolutionary changes, according to information technology executives. 

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Telemedicine Slashes No-shows and Cancellations at Behavioral Health Services North

January 27, 2021

( Healthcare IT News )

Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic hitting in early 2020, Behavioral Health Services North in Plattsburgh, New York, did not frequently use telehealth because of regulatory constraints and what staff considered somewhat cumbersome practices.

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A Cyber Attack Could Ruin Your Business

December 09, 2020

(Healthcare at Home: The Rowan Technology Report)

This fall's COVID-19 resurgence has brought more hackers out of hiding and into the networks of healthcare providers for two reasons. More workers have been sent home to work remotely, on less secure home networks. And people are more inclined to click on a phishing email if its subject line includes "COVID", or "pandemic" or "coronavirus".

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Netsmart Partners with Thriving Mind South Florida to Enable Whole-Person Care Coordination

December 08, 2020

Thriving Mind South Florida selected Netsmart CareManager™ as the population health platform to improve payer and provider data sharing. The platform will also help facilitate efficient whole-person care coordination through behavioral health services, outcomes-based programs and incarceration prevention in Miami-Dade and Monroe Counties.

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How Better Documentation Improves Wound Care

November 04, 2020

( HomeCare Magazine )

New treatment challenges have increased in response to the current public health emergency (PHE), impacting both patients and providers. As agencies and facilities extended lockdowns and limited movement among buildings, providers and clinicians encountered a new reality of care.

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2020 Champions of Business — Netsmart

October 29, 2020

(Kansas City Business Journal)

Netsmart was one of sixteen Kansas City-area companies recognized as a 2020 Champions of Business Honoree. The Champions of Business profile highlights the technology partner serving human services, home health care and long-term care providers, and Netsmart CEO Mike Valentine.

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United Methodist Communities has early successes with telehealth and RPM

October 28, 2020

( Healthcare IT News )

The not for profit senior living and healthcare provider is preventing more falls, decreasing mortality and morbidity, increasing frequency of consultative services, and much more.

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Netsmart Acquires Tellus

October 22, 2020

(Healthcare at Home: The Rowan Technology Report)

Under the 21st Century Cures Act, states are required to use EVV for personal care services by January 1, 2021, and for certified home health care services by January 1, 2023. The Netsmart acquisition of Tellus is timely.

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Netsmart Acquires Tellus: Adds seamless electronic visit verification capabilities and enhancements to the Netsmart population health management offering

October 20, 2020

Netsmart announced today the acquisition of Tellus, a Florida-based provider of electronic visit verification (EVV), mobile care delivery and claims processing technology designed especially for the home health, long-term care, state and human services markets.

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Netsmart acquires fast-growing health tech company

October 20, 2020

(Kansas City Business Journal)

Netsmart Technologies Inc. has acquired a fast-growing health tech company that specializes in electronic visit verification (EVV) and claims processing for home health care.

 

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How one provider is transitioning from Webex and Skype to a full telehealth platform

October 14, 2020

( Healthcare IT News )

With help from FCC pandemic funding, Maple Knoll Communities, which offers a range of living options, from independent to skilled nursing, is implementing several new technologies to serve patients today and prepare for the future.

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Netsmart Announces a New Era of Healthcare Technology That Transcends Care Settings

October 08, 2020

Netsmart announced a new era of technology adoption, a future where providers will leverage modern, whole-person technology that transcends care settings. Netsmart welcomed more than 3,000 healthcare providers and professionals to the thirteenth annual CONNECTIONS conference from October 5-7. The first ever virtual CONNECTIONS offered a three-day conference bringing together behavioral health, home health, hospice, independent and assisted living, senior living, public health, social services and substance use communities together to listen, learn and engage.

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Netsmart and Delta Care Rx Announce New Digital Solution to Manage Hospice Outpatient and Inpatient Medication Record

October 01, 2020

Netsmart and Delta Care Rx have teamed up to ensure that client hospice and serious illness providers utilizing Delta Care for their pharmaceutical care solution and Netsmart for their electronic health record (EHR) benefit from the advantages of an innovative, seamless, two-way interface that ensures nurses can save time entering information into the patient's health record and spend more time caring for patients and families at the bedside.

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Technologies from the Argentum 2020 Virtual Conference and Suppliers

September 24, 2020

(Aging and Health Technology Watch)

A tech track at Argentum's annual (now virtual) conference included a session on Voice First in a long list of tech enablement session entries. Here are five products from Argentum 2020.

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5 Innovations Changing Human Services Right Now

September 17, 2020

(The Breakthrough: Waypoint Interactive)

A closer look at the industry-leading solutions transforming how we deliver care.

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Three Virtual Care Components Every Senior Living Facility Needs

September 16, 2020

( McKnight's Long-Term Care News )

As with any crisis, COVID-19 has exposed and widened existing cracks in the foundations of our nation's healthcare infrastructure. This instability is particularly evident in senior living, given the extreme levying of pressure on health systems, providers and staff. With the weight of the pandemic miring classic models of care delivery, how can virtual care help senior living facilities deliver more person-centered care?

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Parkinson: Test Nursing Home Staff Weekly Even if Not Required, Develop a Compliance Plan By Next Week

August 28, 2020

(Skilled Nursing News)

During a virtual event hosted by Netsmart, American Health Care Association CEO Mark Parkinson advised operators to exceed new federal COVID-19 testing mandates whenever possible, while emphasizing the importance of planning for complying with the new regulations as soon as next week.

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Haven Selects Netsmart Hospice Solutions to Enhance Care Delivery

August 19, 2020

Haven, a Florida-based hospice organization that provides services to more than 18 counties has selected Netsmart as its healthcare technology partner to help improve the time it takes to provide care, make more informed care decisions, accurately track and measure outcomes toward success in overall care delivery, through myUnity®, a Netsmart electronic health record (EHR) solution.

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Netsmart Advancing in Hospice Sector

August 13, 2020

(Healthcare at Home: The Rowan Technology Report)

Is the number of hospices increasing? Or are more hospices than usual switching EMR software vendors this year? Either way, something in the marketplace is keeping implementation and training crews at Netsmart busier than usual.

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Netsmart Partners with Bernalillo County to Increase Successful Post-Incarceration Transitions Back into Society

August 11, 2020

Netsmart announced today a partnership with New Mexico’s largest county, Bernalillo County, to implement CareManager™ as their population health management and care coordination platform to improve data sharing and analytics capabilities, with the goal of improving the management of individuals re-transitioning back into the community following incarceration.

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The Pendulum has Shifted to Netsmart for Hospice and Palliative Care EHR Adoption

July 30, 2020

Netsmart has announced successful partnerships with multiple hospice and palliative care organizations across the country. In the past several months, Netsmart has partnered with sixteen new hospice and palliative care organizations to implement an integrated electronic health record (EHR) platform designed to drive care coordination and clinician satisfaction.

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Netsmart Receives Recognition for Client Care

June 22, 2020

( HomeCare Magazine )

Netsmart announced it has been ranked No. 1 in multiple areas across the behavioral health and post-acute care settings by Black Book Research’s annual survey.

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Home Health Agencies ‘Starting to Really Figure Things Out’ with PDGM

June 22, 2020

(Home Health Care News)

In recent months, the unexpected and rapid spread of the coronavirus has overshadowed home health agencies’ transition to the Patient-Driven Groupings Model (PDGM).

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Netsmart Ranked Top Overall for Behavioral Healthcare and Post-Acute Communities − Receives Ten Awards from Black Book Research

June 17, 2020

Netsmart announced it has been ranked #1 in multiple areas across the behavioral health and post-acute care settings by Black Book Research’s annual survey.

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Netsmart acquisition of 140-person consulting firm could be game-changing

June 03, 2020

(Kansas City Business Journal)

Netsmart Technologies Inc. has made an acquisition that could be "game changing."

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Netsmart Acquires QIRT

June 03, 2020

(Healthcare at Home: The Rowan Technology Report)

Healthcare IT provider Netsmart announced on June 2 that it has acquired New York-based post-acute healthcare consulting firm, Quality In Real Time. 

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Netsmart Expands Coding and Billing Service Offerings with Acquisition of QIRT

June 02, 2020

Netsmart announced today it has acquired New York-based post-acute healthcare consulting firm, Quality In Real Time (QIRT). Together, Netsmart and QIRT offerings will form the largest service provider in the post-acute community, with more than 400 associates supporting our clients.

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Netsmart Launches COVID-19 Mobile Screening Solution

May 28, 2020

Netsmart launches a COVID-19 Mobile Screening Solution to help organizations safely re-open as stay at home orders are lifted around the country.

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Netsmart Launches Telehealth App to Help Providers Deliver Virtual Care

April 16, 2020

Netsmart has announced the successful launch of the Netsmart Telehealth Mobile App to implement a consumer telehealth solution for all Netsmart providers.

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Netsmart and CalVet Partner to Implement a Unified Electronic Health Record System

April 14, 2020

The California Department of Veterans Affairs (CalVet) has partnered with health information technology company Netsmart to further enhance its mission to care for the 2,400 veterans and their spouses who live in CalVet’s eight Veterans Homes, located in Barstow, Chula Vista, Fresno, Lancaster, Redding, Ventura, West Los Angeles and Yountville.

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