EHR and practice management for mental / behavioral health

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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What is Your Biggest Threat to Security?

by Donna Koger, 6.19.18 We have all heard that Healthcare is the most common target for hackers. Why? Because the PHI maintained by the Healthcare Industry contains more personal information than any other targets, such as the Financial Industry and Retail companies (Target stores are a good example)....

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Data Breaches: What Could Have Stopped Them?

Everyone in the medical field should know by now that data breaches are extra difficult on healthcare organizations. PHI is especially attractive to hackers because it contains more personal information. Medical practices are “held to the highest trust standards” and when breached, can suffer very...

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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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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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PIMSY is uniquely different

It’s not just our name that’s distinctive! There are a lot of EHR vendors on the market, but PIMSY has some unique differences that set it apart from the pack:  1. Created in the trenches for mental & behavioral health PIMSY isn’t a hasty afterthought, or niche...

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Faxing Your Way to HIPAA Non-Compliance Violations?

by Donna Koger, 4.11.18 If you are still faxing PHI, your practice may be in serious danger of HIPAA non-compliance violations and all that entails. When you’re faxing via a telephone line, it is NOT secure. Anyone on the other end can intercept the document and view PHI not intentioned for...

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PIMSY for Canadian Practices

by Leigh-Ann Renz, 4.4.18 About a year ago, we started getting a lot more contact from organizations in Canada, and quickly realized that our friends up North don’t have a lot of options for mental health EHRs. However, after speaking with a few of these companies about their needs, it became clear...

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Mental Health EHR > Do Your Research! (Part 3)

Behavioral Health is Unique – your EHR should be too All practice management systems are not created equal – and this is especially true of mental health EHR! Unfortunately, behavioral health seems to be the red-headed stepchild of the EHR world. Due to Meaningful Use + the HITECH Act of 2009, a lot...

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~ Seth H., Business Owner

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