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Relias Impact Blog

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All About Accreditation: 9 Questions from Human Services Professionals

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Earlier this year, Relias hosted a two-part webinar series with Jennifer Flowers, CEO of Accreditation Guru. These covered the basics of accreditation and the human services industry: what is it, why to do it, review of accreditation bodies and stories from those who have been there--surveyors and consultants.  We wanted to make sure these webinars were helpful, practical and gave you...

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Suicide and Stigma: Isn’t it Time for a Shift in Mindset?

7 minute read

In light of the publicized suicides of Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain, I want to focus on the important issue of suicide and how we can continue to help those with behavioral health conditions receive the treatment, understanding and attention that those with physical health conditions receive. Following these celebrity suicides,

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Millennials Are Here to Stay: A Guide to Bridging Generational Gaps and Embracing the Arriving Workforce

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What word comes to mind when you hear the word millennial? Entitled? Lazy? Selfies? Everyone has their own opinion on whether the millennial influence on our rapidly changing society and workplace is a good thing. However, no matter your personal opinions of the millennials, they are here to stay. In fact, as of 2015 the millennial generation has become the largest group represented in the...

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Successful Integrated Care Takes a Village, Too

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According to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), integrated care is defined as “the systematic coordination of general and behavioral healthcare.” Put simply, integrated care provides whole-person care in coordination with different health professionals.

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Integrated Care: Getting to Go

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The goal of integrated care is to deliver coordinated, whole-person care – with the aim of improving outcomes for patients and providers. Failing to manage complex conditions and chronically ill patients is often associated with escalating medical concerns, which can lead to increased costs and mortality. Changing the care delivery model in the U.S. is a massive undertaking though, and...

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4 Steps to Hire and Retain Your Best Nurses

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If you are feeling the burden of healthcare workforce crisis happening in the United States, you are not alone. Not only is a large portion of our healthcare workforce nearing retirement age, but our general population is aging as well, prompting an increased need for geriatric care. This, coupled with the abysmal retention rates for most nurses or client-facing support professionals may make...

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Stroke Prevention, Identification, and Treatment: Why You Need to Act FAST

8 minute read

Brains need oxygen – especially considering that they use 20% of the body’s oxygen, yet only account for 2% of body weight. A stroke causes the brain to be deprived of oxygen and nutrients, due to a reduced blood supply to the brain.

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Whole Person, Whole Passion, Whole Career

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You know the old joke, which came first, the chicken or the egg? That’s how I view integrated care and my career. While the integrated care label may be dominating headlines — with providers across the continuum talking about treating the “whole person” — I think that my career has targeted an integrated approach from day one.

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11 Book Recommendations for Hiring and Inspiring Great Behavior Analysts

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Great leaders know how to hire and inspire great people. No one knows better than a behavior analyst how complicated people are and how important it is to create the right environment and stimuli for people to achieve their best. Through my more than 20 years of experience leading people, I have learned about 3 specific areas that can make a difference.  First, it’s important to have good...

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5 Keys to Navigating a Value-Based World as a Small or Rural Hospital

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Value-based reimbursement is not new for healthcare. With more and more payments tied to performance and outcomes, Medicare is proposing that 90% of their reimbursements will be tied in some way to quality by the end of this year.

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