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Patient Safety and the Second Victim

By InSync Healthcare Solutions on Sep 16, 2020 4:56:17 PM

The World Health Organization reports that patient harm causes as many deaths as tuberculosis and that 1 in 10 patients is harmed by a hospital stay. How then, do you improve patient safety in your medical organization without leaving your healthcare providers behind?

Topics: Provider Health and Wellness Telehealth OB GYN EHR Software Behavioral Health Software Covid-19 speech therapy Substance Abuse Pediatrics Primary Care
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The Stress Reducing, Relaxing Case for Coloring

By InSync Healthcare Solutions on Sep 14, 2020 2:38:11 PM

In a world where we're constantly distracted by a never ending stream of information from our technology, phones, social media, work and relationships, it can be hard to focus and keep stress at bay. Studies have looked at if simple activities can offer temporary relief and mindfulness. One such trend is coloring books catered to adults, but do they help?

Topics: Telehealth Behavioral Health Software speech therapy Substance Abuse Primary Care
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3 Factors for Identifying Adolescent Girls at Risk of Self Injury

By InSync Healthcare Solutions on Sep 10, 2020 9:01:13 AM

A new study published in the Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry has shown that adolescent Nonsuicidal Self-Injury (NSSI) is a significant risk factor for suicidal behavior and an important clinical marker of psychopathology. The study reports three key factors prevalent among adolescents that could be used to predict the first occurence of NSSI over a three year period.

Topics: Telehealth Behavioral Health Software Substance Abuse News Release Pediatrics
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September 2020 Updates to the InSync Software

By InSync Healthcare Solutions on Sep 4, 2020 12:00:13 PM

We're constantly enhancing the InSync system and this month is no different. In fact, we've added over 1,300 features and enhancements to the system since 2018. In 2020 alone we've already released 296 new features. This month, there are several exciting new features in both the electronic medical records and practice management software.

Topics: Practice Management Software Telehealth OB GYN EHR Software Medical Billing Software EHR Software Behavioral Health Software Product Updates e Prescribing EHR Implementation Physical Therapy speech therapy Substance Abuse Pediatrics Primary Care
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Skyrocketing Telehealth Visits Identify Biggest Holes in The System

By InSync Healthcare Solutions on Aug 27, 2020 8:24:32 AM

A recent study shows that 20% of older Americans had a telehealth appointment during the first three months of the COVID-19 outbreak. The majority of these visits were conducted via telemedicine software that allows video calls. In 2019, a similar study was conducted that showed only 4% of adults over the age of 50 used telehealth appointments. But two new studies show there are still places in America lacking access to care.

Topics: Practice Management Software Telehealth EHR Software Behavioral Health Software Physical Therapy speech therapy Substance Abuse Primary Care
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Research Shows Alcohol Intoxication and Vocabulary Correlation

By InSync Healthcare Solutions on Aug 25, 2020 9:56:40 AM

A new study from Penn State University shows ties between the words used to describe alcohol intoxication and the drinking habits of those who use them. The results, recently published in the journal Experimental and Clinical Psychopharmacology lends insight to the drinking habits of young adults but could also help researchers and clinicians fine-tune their language used during substance abuse interventions and research studies.

Topics: Behavioral Health Software Substance Abuse News Release
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5 Things to Consider when Choosing a Telehealth Platform

By InSync Healthcare Solutions on Aug 21, 2020 10:58:24 AM

Choosing a telehealth platform can seem like an easy decision. However, for specialty practices there are long-term applications to consider beyond simply looking at telemedicine as a temporary solution. We've outlined five important things to consider before choosing a telehealth platform.

Topics: Practice Management Software Telehealth OB GYN EHR Software Medical Billing Software EHR Software Behavioral Health Software Physical Therapy Covid-19 Substance Abuse
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Memory & Addiction:  Shedding New Light

By InSync Healthcare Solutions on Jul 27, 2020 2:39:19 PM

Think about the first time you went on a roller coaster or the first time you had a great time in a casino. You may also recall where you were and what you were doing when you heard that Princess Diana died or the planes struck the World Trade Center. These unique situations are highly significant events and our brains are made to retain information that relates to the context of these events. Recently, researchers at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem have shown how these memorable events are tied to instances of substance abuse relapse.

Topics: Behavioral Health Software Substance Abuse News Release
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Playing Video Games Linked With Unhealthy Behaviors for College Men

By InSync Healthcare Solutions on Jul 9, 2020 8:21:45 AM

Results from a new behavioral health study suggest that college men who play video games tend to exercise less and have poorer eating habits compared to non-gamers. Nearly 70 percent of men included in the study reported playing at least some video games.

Topics: Behavioral Health Software Substance Abuse News Release