The impact of COVID-19 altered the way behavioral healthcare operates and sets objectives. Many Americans were out of work, uninsured, and/or dealing with a new or existing behavioral health disorder, such as depression, anxiety, or substance abuse. The demand for mental health services did not match the resources available, causing those issues to worsen throughout the pandemic.
Halloween is a scary time of year with all the horror movies, ghost stories, jack-o-lanterns, witches, goblins, vampires, and other terrifying creatures on display—but at least this ends on November 1st. Medical errors haunt patients, physicians, and healthcare organizations year-round.
Today, people think more like consumers than patients and have plenty more options when shopping around for a new care provider. Therefore, they must think like patients and ask themselves: “what type of experience would I like while receiving care?”
Electronic health records (EHRs) have changed the industry forever and have become a must-have for all healthcare organizations. Because so much of your staff’s workflow depends on the strength of your EHR, you must select the best healthcare software.
Although many aspects of care have flourished in the digital age, one problem remains: patient privacy.