Things to keep in mind about scheduling and notes

This second installment in our ongoing series of OnTarget tips from the support desk is dedicated to our scheduling module.  Specifically, how schedules and notes relate to one another and how to avoid some common mistakes in your workflow that will save you valuable time. For many customers the scheduling module is the EHR equivalent…

NC Task Force, Make Your Voice Heard

NC Governor Pat McCrory recently took a big step towards helping those with mental health and substance use issues feel better about seeking the help that they need, but he also needs your help.  The recently created Tash Force on Mental Health and Substance Use Issues is tasked with: “The Task Force shall, by May…

When Rights Meet Opportunity

While the United States Constitution doesn’t guarantee the right to education for children with disabilities currently most states have that right protected in their constitutions. It’s disheartening to know that these rights can vary based on geographical region in the US.  Individuals with disabilities have been   battling these challenges for years and many of the…

HIPAA Privacy Audits – findings and future plans

If you haven’t spent much time monitoring national Health and Human Services (HHS) department initiatives (and with ICD-10 and MCO mandates looming we’re betting you haven’t) you may not be aware there has been a pilot program to carry out audits of the HIPAA privacy rules for some time now.  The Office for Civil Rights…

Welcome to our blog

Welcome to the new OnTarget blog!   This enhancement to our site has been looong overdue, but we are thrilled to be here and we hope to create a place that you enjoy visiting to stay up-to-date on what is happening in the world of behavioral healthcare and IDD services. From time to time we will…

The Benefits of Scheduling

There’s no denying that today’s fast-paced world pulls us in many different directions.  The demands of home, work, school, and life in general can very quickly become unmanageable and even overwhelming if we don’t learn to manage our time wisely.  That being said, we know that even our best efforts at time management can be…

Ditch the paper – OnTarget and DMS can show you how.

I’ve never met a Human Services provider that wasn’t drowning in paper.  Document, Document, Document – it’s the mantra of our industry, and it creates a TON of paper files!  Even though EHR’s like OnTarget help providers eliminate tens of thousands of pages per month of paper, there are still lots of other documents that…

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