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…

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…

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…

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…

EHR Incentives – thought you were left out ? Maybe not!

Promising news for Community Services, IDD, and Behavioral Healthcare providers may have just come from the most unlikely of places.  A proposed revision to the regulations on Medicaid Managed Care was published recently, and in it is language that gives MCO, PIHP, PAHP, PCCM entities the latitude to provide incentive funds to providers.  Here is…

Fall, Time to Reflect on your Business

I love fall.  It is such a great time to take stock in what you have accomplished and to recharge your batteries for the long hard charge through winter. I recently had the pleasure of taking a backpacking trip to the beautiful Mt. Rogers region of Virginia and spent a weekend hiking the Appalachian Trail at…

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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