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5 Essentials to Achieve HMIS Data Integrity

One of the biggest challenges in HMIS is the issue of data integrity. The process of collecting information in a difficult environment, entering that data accurately, aggregating it correctly and then reporting on it consistently from month-to-month can be filled…

Written by: Mediware on Thursday, July 12, 2018

5 Ways to Boost Your Visibility with Events

Event planning is one of the most powerful tools in your agency’s arsenal. A single event can galvanize your community. Recruit volunteers. Raise funds. And most important — reach struggling members of your community who may not find your services…

Written by: Mediware on Monday, February 26, 2018 Housing & Community Services, Non-Profits

Empower Growth with Tools that Encourage Personal Responsibility

This simple approach can help you avoid a culture of ‘Enabling’ The instinctive desire to help others is one way we all reflect the image of God. Yet this well-meaning impulse can actually perpetuate rather than solve a problem when…

Written by: Mediware on Thursday, February 15, 2018 Rescue Missions

Implementation Insights: Northern Kentucky Area Development District’s Transition to a Technology-Based System

The Northern Kentucky Area Development District (NKADD) is an umbrella organization that serves eight counties with an Aging and Disability Resource Center (ADRC) and an Area Agency on Aging (AAA). Since its founding in 1971 and continuing well into the early…

Written by: Mediware on Monday, December 11, 2017

National Information & Referral Services Day – 3 Challenges

National I&R Day: A day to be thankful…and to look ahead   In 2011 the U.S. Senate declared November 16th as “National Information and Referral Services Day,” to raise public awareness of this important service available to all people in the…

Written by: Deb Petty on Wednesday, November 15, 2017 2-1-1, Housing & Community Services, Medicaid Waivers, Non-Profits

Behavioral Health Data Security and HIPAA Compliance Essentials

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Read this week’s blog to ensure your behavioral health practice remains complaint, with guest blogger Ron Lanton, from True North Political Solutions.

Written by: Mediware on Monday, October 2, 2017 Behavioral Health

North Carolina Behavioral Health HIE Mandate

Learn the latest data sharing requirements for North Carolina behavioral health providers!

Written by: David Jones on Tuesday, July 18, 2017 Behavioral Health

Section 12006 of the CURES Act: Electronic Visit Verification (EVV)

Protect your state against reduced FMAP with Electronic Visit Verification (EVV) Passed as a part of the Affordable Care Act was H.R.34, otherwise known as the 21st Century Cures Act. The intent of this legislation was to “help accelerate medical product…

Written by: Mediware on Thursday, March 23, 2017

National Long-Term Care Awareness Month:
Developing Outreach Programs

As the oldest baby boomers begin to enter their 70s, their potential need for long-term care services draws nearer. According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, 70% of people turning 65 can expect to use long-term care…

Written by: Mediware on Wednesday, November 16, 2016

Needle Exchange Program Could Lower HCV Transmissions and Increase Care for Drug Users

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By: David Jones Hepatitis C is an infection of the liver caused by the hepatitis C virus, or HCV. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that 3.5 million Americans have chronic HCV infection. (1). Today, the most…

Written by: David Jones on Tuesday, November 15, 2016

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