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Mental Health Awareness Month 2020

By InSync Healthcare Solutions on May 20, 2020 2:51:52 PM

Through the years we've recognized Mental Health Awareness Month by sharing the history of the month, where it all began and why we should take a moment to recognize its importance. This year, in the shadow of COVID-19, it has become clear than we all need to take better care of our mental health.

Topics: Behavioral Health Software
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InSync Named Top Frontrunner for Telemedicine

By InSync Healthcare Solutions on May 20, 2020 8:45:43 AM

What happens when you combine outstanding customer satisfaction and usability for a telemedicine software solution? Online review website Software Advice says the name for that is none other than InSync Healthcare Solutions.

Topics: Telehealth OB GYN EHR Software Behavioral Health Software Physical Therapy speech therapy
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Locked Down: The Doctors Keeping Manhattan Healthy During COVID-19

By InSync Healthcare Solutions on May 18, 2020 2:36:29 PM

Healthcare providers in New York City have found themselves on America's front line in the battle against COVID-19. As such, they've also had to change the way they treat patients. It's difficult thinking about launching a new service for your medical practice during a global pandemic, let alone needing it up and running virtually overnight. Fortunately for an integrated medical clinic in Manhattan with 50+ providers, that's what they were able to accomplish.

Topics: Telehealth Behavioral Health Software Covid-19
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Promising Results for Interventions During Overdose Emergency Visits

By InSync Healthcare Solutions on May 8, 2020 11:35:10 AM

A new data analysis funded by the National Institutes of Health finds patients who visited the emergency department for an opioid (e.g., heroin, methadone) overdose are 100 times more likely to die by drug overdose in the year after being discharged and 18 times more likely to die by suicide relative to the general population.

Topics: Behavioral Health Software Substance Abuse
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Mental Health Preparedness Among Teenagers in Foster Care

By InSync Healthcare Solutions on Apr 24, 2020 11:13:35 AM

There is an estimated 25,000 to 28,000 youth that transition out of foster care each year in the United States. In a new study, interviews with hundreds of 17-year-olds in the California foster care system reveal not only elevated mental health counseling and medication use, but also that youth with indicated mental health needs feel less prepared to manage their mental health.

Topics: Behavioral Health Software
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Altered Mental Status ICD 10 and Other Codes Inspired by Westworld

By Laura Slade on Apr 14, 2020 9:03:43 AM

In lieu of all that's going on, it's time to have a little fun with some ICD-10 codes. As we're sure you know  by now, HBO has become something of a synonym for groundbreaking television. From the much-lauded Sopranos to the fan-favorite Game of Thrones, there’s no shortage of premier television shows that have come from the creative forces behind the network—and Westworld is no exception. With impressive ratings on Rotten Tomatoes and IMDB alike, it can come as no surprise that fan theories are nearly as numerous as the times that Teddy Flood has died in the show (an impressive—or depressing, depending on your perspective—5,747 times). Since we're all inside and season 3 is now airing, why not relate some mental disorder ICD-10 codes to this wild piece of entertainment?

Topics: Behavioral Health Software
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Capterra Awards InSync Top 20 EMR/EHR Mental Health

By Jonathan Monje on Dec 11, 2019 10:25:33 AM

InSync Healthcare Solutions has been awarded within Capterra's Top 20 EMR/EHR Mental Health Software Systems! Capterra is the leading online resource for medical software buyers. They provide information and user reviews to help millions of people looking at systems make the best software decision. 

Topics: Healthcare Software OB GYN EHR Software EHR Software Behavioral Health Software
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Overdose Deaths Decrease in 2018, but Opioid Crisis Far From Over

By Laura Slade on Jul 30, 2019 10:06:00 AM

For the first time since 1990, there was a decrease in the number of drug overdose-related deaths. According to the CDC, overdose-related deaths declined 5.1% from 2017 to 2018. The current drop is due to fewer deaths from heroin and prescription painkillers—but it’s not all good news.

Topics: Behavioral Health Software
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UPDATED: Mental Health Awareness Month 2019

By Laura Slade on May 1, 2019 9:15:00 AM

Updated: This blog has been updated with material from 2019. The original blog was published on May 15, 2018. 

Since 1949, May has served as Mental Health Awareness Month. This month-long campaign is centered around increasing awareness of mental health issues of all types, reduce the stigma surrounding these conditions, and share resources to help people manage, live, and heal in the wake of mental illness.

Topics: Behavioral Health Software