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Self-Care Awareness

Helping someone through the process of recovering from addiction is a very difficult task. It takes discernment to know when to be firm and when to let someone live their own life. Healthy independence depends heavily on self-care. Alternatively, it can depend on the extent of self-care a recovering person is prepared to practice. Self-care does, after all, provide several significant benefits throughout rehabilitation. It is essential to learn self-care techniques, and you must be familiar with the basics to […]

A Better Behavioral Health Safety Net for America: 988

In a bid to combat mental health crises, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has developed a three-digit dialing code to connect callers to a national suicide prevention hotline. We have all learned since childhood to call 911 for immediate assistance in the event of a fire or health emergency, but 988 is now intended to be a resource for mental health emergencies, suicide prevention, and other urgent situations.

What can you do to assist those who are in a mental health […]

How Can Practice Costs Be Reduced with the Right EHR?

Investing in an EHR might be frightening for both you and your practice. It can be difficult to choose the one that best fits your needs, especially your financial constraints. Although it may appear expensive at first, the correct EHR will lower your overall operating costs and aid in growing your income.

You will see an improvement in your practice’s efficiency by making an investment in the EHR software that best suits your needs. You can provide patients with care faster […]

Telehealth Platforms: 4 Things to Consider

The telehealth industry has experienced rapid growth in recent years and will continue to grow. In addition to improving access to care, improving patient outcomes, and reducing costs, telehealth can also provide providers with deeper insight into their practice. In-person patient visits will eventually resume but may never reach the level of before the pandemic. There are a number of health conditions for which telehealth may be as beneficial as in-person care, and it can be a convenient way to […]

Addiction Recovery: The Role of Therapy

Mental health officials increasingly see substance abuse and addiction as mental health issues. In recent years, it has been viewed less as a sign of criminal activity and more as a mental disorder worthy of empathy and compassion, just like any other health condition.

The use of substances stimulates neurochemical changes that release dopamine and strengthen the association between a desired emotional state and a particular behavior. An individual is more likely to relapse if they use the substance regularly and […]

Key Differences Between EHR and EMR

The terms “EHR” and “EMR” are often heard in medical practices, but most people aren’t aware of their differences. Our company MedEZ™, as an EHR provider, frequently sees these terms used interchangeably and wanted to explain how they differ in the medical field.

There will always be an industry’s own vernacular, with terms that are used inside that are difficult for outsiders to understand but necessary for players to understand. In addition to categorizing professionals from non-experts, Jargon saves people time […]