Archive for May, 2014

An unfunded EHR mandate for behavioral health: All stick, no carrot

Posted on: May 13th, 2014 by Edmund Billings, MD No Comments

Why politics, parity and performance requirements mean behavioral health hospitals should adopt now

Imagine you go to work one day and your boss says all employees will be evaluated based on the performance of a new set of job skills that require additional training and, perhaps, new computer hardware and software. The boss also announces that some employees will be reimbursed for the cost of acquiring these skills and tools. You aren’t among this privileged group. (more…)