EHR and practice management for mental / behavioral health

Barriers to Care: Eating Disorders

by Jerica Rossi, 6.26.18 While eating disorders (such an anorexia, bulimia nervosa and binge eating) have the highest mortality rate of any mental illness, only one in ten people suffering from them will seek and receive treatment. So why aren’t more people accessing the help they need? And what can...

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Seniors and Addiction: The Silent Epidemic

Under-Diagnosed Addiction and Substance Use When looking at who is affected by addiction, those age 65 and up are the group most often under-diagnosed. According to the Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services, seniors battling addiction can be categorized into those who have a long withstanding...

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5 Misconceptions About Eating Disorders

by Jerica Rossi, 5.20.18 A wide variety of biological and environmental variables contribute to the emergence of an eating disorder and often it co-occurs alongside other conditions, such as depression, obsessive compulsiveness, perfectionism or anxiety. While eating disorders are considered to be...

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Health Services Research, Part 5: Writing Survey Questions

Health Services Research Survey The final major step in writing an excellent health services research survey is writing data collection questions that truly grasp the complexity of the assessment domains indicated by the statement of research purpose. While some clinical outcomes are easy to measure...

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Health Services Research, Part 3: Research Questions

Health Services Research: the Questions! Crafting successful health services research questions is deceptively challenging. It is all-too-common for healthcare organizations to gather tons of data and then to wonder, “Now that we have collected all of this data, what should we do with it?” If their...

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Health Services Research, Part 2: Types of Surveys & Outcomes

Surveying the individuals an organization serves can be an important component of several aspects of healthcare management; hence, the need for health services research surveys and outcomes. Various kinds of surveys correspond to the specific information needs of a healthcare organization during different...

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Health Services Research, Part 1: Introduction

What Is Health Services Research? Building on earlier definitions of health service research (HSR) developed by the Institute of Medicine (IOM) of the National Academy of Sciences the Association for Health Services Research (AHSR) describe the field as: the multidisciplinary field of scientific investigation...

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Veterans Day 2016

11.10.16 We on the PIMSY EHR Team recognize and honor all of our nation’s Veterans. We sincerely thank you for your service – and advocate you in being supported in your  needs, both during and after active duty. While we aim to be respectful of military veterans in our daily lives, the...

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