EHR and practice management for mental / behavioral health

42 CFR Part 2

While almost every EHR on the market offers HIPAA security & safeguards, not all of them provide the functionality to support 42 CFR Part 2. For many Substance Use facilities, HIPAA’s not enough! If you’re a clinician that offers treatment for SUDs (Substance Use Disorder), you probably have to...

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EHR Document Queue for Mental + Behavioral Health

In the digital age, having an EHR document queue in your practice management software is essential! Remember when, back in the day, you would place paperwork in a tray, folder, or interoffice mail for employees to review and sign? Then the inevitable waiting game would begin: waiting for your...

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PIMSY Mental Health EHR Bed Management

With PIMSY’s EHR bed management module, you’re able to track and manage your beds & rooms, as well as other resources needed for services. Some services require the need to track and schedule beds, rooms, floors, and/or buildings. These services can range from inpatient to residential to...

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What Does a Substance Use Facility Need in an EHR?

When it comes to substance use treatment, an EHR is instrumental in fostering better care coordination and improving clinical care. In order to meet the demands of addiction rehabilitation facilities, an EHR must account for both the operational needs of the agency – and unique functional needs...

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How are Substance Use Disorders Categorized in the DSM-5?

The latest edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5) has combined the prior categories of ‘substance abuse’ and ‘substance dependence’ under ‘Substance Use Disorders’- which encompasses various types of addiction + dependence. Let’s take a look at the criteria that...

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4 Misconceptions About Addiction and Substance Use

While the term addiction might conjure up stereotypical images of certain demographics or substances, addiction doesn’t discriminate against age, gender or social class and could involve substances such as illicit drugs, prescription pills, alcohol and/or nicotine. And not all addictions look...

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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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Are ePrescribe and eMAR the Same?

If you’re navigating the EHR market and looking for features to fit to your needs, it’s likely that Electronic Prescribing (ePrescribe) and/or Electronic Medication Administration Record (eMAR) might be some of the solutions you’re after. While they sound similar, ePrescribe and eMAR offer two different...

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