39 episodes

Netsmart CareThreads is a podcast that brings human services and post-acute leaders together for a dialogue about real-time and relevant topics that impact you, your team and those you serve. Learn about key healthcare trends and industry changes in addictions management,behavioral health, home health, hospice, long-term care and other community care settings.

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Netsmart CareThreads is a podcast that brings human services and post-acute leaders together for a dialogue about real-time and relevant topics that impact you, your team and those you serve. Learn about key healthcare trends and industry changes in addictions management,behavioral health, home health, hospice, long-term care and other community care settings.

    Succeeding Under Medicare Advantage: What Home Health Agencies Need to Know

    Succeeding Under Medicare Advantage: What Home Health Agencies Need to Know

    The pandemic forced home-based care providers to throw out the old playbook and eliminate “this is the way we’ve always done it” mindset. Now, providers must be able to prove to Medicare Advantage plans that they are not only the lowest cost setting but can also produce the best outcomes. How to do that is the big question. In this episode, three industry experts share the key steps home health agencies must take today to be successful under Medicare Advantage.

    • 32 min
    Unlocking Success in Palliative Care

    Unlocking Success in Palliative Care

    Palliative care is growing at an accelerated pace with providers beginning to unlock the keys to profitability through value-based contracts. By taking a deep dive into one of the most rapidly growing fields of healthcare in the U.S., we can understand why these predictions for growth point to palliative as one of the highest demand and most needed services in the post-acute care continuum and what the future of palliative care includes. Join us as
    we discuss team skills to expand service offerings, a technology foundation with robust data, interoperability, pursuing a value-based contract to improve patient care and reduce costs, and much more.

    • 24 min
    Integrated Care: Strategies That Work

    Integrated Care: Strategies That Work

    Learn how post-acute and human services organizations are successfully incorporating integrated care models into their programs.

    • 44 min
    3 Eras of Behavioral Health Technology: Evolution, Innovation & Adoption

    3 Eras of Behavioral Health Technology: Evolution, Innovation & Adoption

    The past several years have seen accelerated technology application for healthcare organizations across the continuum of care, but this trend hasn’t always been the case. The origins of healthcare IT adoption for providers stemmed from the financial compliance era for electronic health records (EHRs). Historically, behavioral health providers across the country had been slower to adopt healthcare IT in comparison to other care settings; but the shift of bringing consumers and clinicians to the technology table has driven rapid innovation and development of solutions and services.

    • 50 min
    A+ Care for Addiction (When the World Feels Like It’s Earning a D)

    A+ Care for Addiction (When the World Feels Like It’s Earning a D)

    In this episode, representatives from the McLeod Addictive Disease Center and Netsmart discuss where addiction treatment is now and how the use of technology can take treatment to a whole new level. While the COVID pandemic created challenges for treatment, it also provided many opportunities, creating many roads to recovery.

    • 25 min
    3 Technology Strategies to Recruit, Retain and Empower Your Workforce

    3 Technology Strategies to Recruit, Retain and Empower Your Workforce

    Employers in all sectors are facing labor shortages, and care providers are no exception. What can you do to create a work climate that reduces staff turnover and increases job satisfaction? The key word is ‘optimization.’ Hear our panel of healthcare experts discuss what it takes to elevate every facet of your organization – from a people, process and technology perspective – so your staff can thrive.

    • 50 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
16 Ratings

16 Ratings

Rob the marketer ,

Relevant topics in healthcare

Enjoyed insights from actual providers who are doing good things in the industry.

DKishler ,

Useful, relevant info

Great balance between insights on future trends in healthcare & healthIT...and topic-level strategies & examples.

Vinkoe ,

Timely real world insights!

Timely and relevant to my concerns of today and opportunities for tomorrow. Great dialogue and entertaining!

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