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Mental Health Awareness Month with MedEZ™

 

 

The month of May has been recognized as Mental Health Awareness Month since 1949 in the United States.  Organizations such as NAMI, and Mental Health American Organization have used this  to May as the month of awareness.  This month, to take part in spreading awareness to mental health, MedEZ has created the hashtag  #MedEZMentalMission to spread the word.  It is our mission to help break the stigma and raise awareness to our […]

By | 2020-05-27T13:14:40-04:00 May 22nd, 2020|brain health, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Get Your Routine Back with MedEZ™

 

 

Throughout these last few weeks, our world has drastically shifted from reality.  You may have experienced a change in your daily routine and you are adapting to the new normal, but how long will the new normal last?  MedEZ is not only a product but we are also a platform to share our knowledge and research with our readers.  This unpredicted global outbreak will.  Here are some simple tips to help you get back […]

By | 2020-05-20T10:56:11-04:00 May 15th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

4 Signs When to Seek Mental Health

 

 

More than 43 million Americans struggle with mental health and depression is the leading cause of disability worldwide.  Mental health is more common than we think and MedEZ wants you to recognize the signs if you experience or someone you know is struggling with an inner battle that needs medical attention.

 

Does mental disorder cause substance abuse, or does substance abuse cause mental disorder? This is a subject […]

By | 2020-04-22T13:39:54-04:00 April 22nd, 2020|brain health, Uncategorized|0 Comments

MedEZ Group Notes: Have You Tried It Out?

Why MedEZ Group Notes?

We all know group therapy is a great way to bring people together and discuss the challenges they face.  Group therapy allows people to express themselves in a judge-free-zone and provides many benefits that individual therapy might not have.  However, therapists struggle […]

By | 2020-03-04T14:38:53-05:00 March 4th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Opioid Alternatives: Tech Trends and Natural Remedies to Pain Management

The US is infamous for their opioid crisis, and Statista reports that nearly half of all American adults in 2017 see it as a serious public health matter and the worst drug crisis the country has ever seen. Opioids include prescription painkillers which came to prominence due to irresponsible marketing campaigns by pharmaceutical companies, overprescribed painkillers, and the failure of medical professionals to communicate the possible dangers these drugs pose. The death toll rose […]

By | 2020-03-20T14:49:14-04:00 February 5th, 2020|health, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Ensuring Security When Migrating to a New EHR Provider

Ensuring Security When Migrating to a New EHR Provider

Our post ‘How to Choose the Right Replacement for Your Current EHR’ discussed how transferring electronic health records (EHR) systems to a new vendor software is not to be taken lightly. As EHRs are essential to day-to-day operations and a significant amount of time and money must be devoted to them, it only follows that their protection against various security concerns is essential. In this article, we will be covering the various […]

By | 2019-05-20T12:31:31-04:00 May 20th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Using EHR Technology to Manage the Opioid Crisis

America’s opioid crisis has been growing steadily for years, despite rising alarms about its impact on affected communities. However, emerging trends in electronic health record technologies for behavioral health and substance abuse care providers now provide the technical tools needed to address opioid addiction on the frontline, right in the medical clinic that makes the diagnosis. From intake to discharge, behavioral health-focused EHRs enhance the medical professional’s capacities by expanding their patient data portfolio to include intricate details that are […]

By | 2020-04-03T11:20:57-04:00 May 23rd, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

EHR Interoperability, Behavioral Healthcare by Pam S.

Medical and Mental EHR Interoperability

Although almost half the American population will suffer from a mental health disorder at some point, less than two-thirds of those people will receive any mental health treatment. The stigma associated with mental illness interferes with the ability of mental and behavioral health services providers to engage fully with medical teams. One of the primary factors that unintentionally reinforces this stigma is the lack of compatibility between behavioral health care software and other electronic […]

By | 2018-06-04T20:21:02-04:00 May 23rd, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

How Behavioral Health EHRs Help Practices and Patients

In the multi-disciplinary field of behavioral health, health information technology can enable better delivery of care to patients. Using the right electronic health record (EHR) system helps behavioral health and substance abuse providers not only save time and money throughout the practice, but also help save lives. Comprehensive EHRs improve communication between providers, streamline administrative processes, minimize paperwork, monitor opioid and other medication use, and alert providers to patient risk factors.

Benefits to Practitioners / Practices

  1. Reduced paper records: Migrating to […]
By | 2020-04-03T11:17:12-04:00 May 23rd, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

How to Choose the Right Replacement for Your Current EHR

Current users of electronic health records (EHR) systems interested in transferring to a new vendor software, as well as practices soon to transition from paper medical charts to EHR, have many available options. Because implementing an EHR system involves significant investments of money and time and because staff will interact with the system on a daily basis, the decision is not a hastily made one. Several questions should be answered when evaluating EHR system choices to help practices choose a […]

By | 2020-04-03T11:14:57-04:00 May 23rd, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments
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