Tips For EHR Selection & Contracting To Be Presented By OPEN MINDS Practice Lead Joe Naughton-Travers

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GETTYSBURG, Pa., Sept. 23, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Free Registration Link:

OPEN MINDS, a leading health and human service market intelligence and management consulting firm, recently announced a new educational program for health and human service executives – "Choosing The Right EHR For You: Best Practices In Vendor Selection & Contracting." This free 90-minute executive web briefing, underwritten by Advix, will take place Tuesday, October 8, 2013 at 2:00 PM EDT. All registrants, regardless of live attendance, will receive a recorded copy of the presentation and all presentation materials at the conclusion of the program.

"For organizations that are looking to select their first EHR – or a new EHR – this program provides a crash course on how to approach technology and contracting," said OPEN MINDS chief executive officer, Monica E. Oss. "Not only do organizations need an EHR for successful billing for services, they need to be able to turn their clinical and financial data into a strategy tool. And, there is no expert with more knowledge and field-tested experience in EHR selection and contracting than my colleague at OPEN MINDS for over 20 years—Joseph P. Naughton-Travers."

Mr. Naughton-Travers has more than 30 years of experience in the behavioral health and social service field. For the past decade, over half of his individual consulting practice has focused on aiding organizations in technology and EHR selection and implementation. As lead technology consultant for OPEN MINDS, Mr. Naughton-Travers has guided over 100 provider organizations through this critical process. He has also published dozens of articles, publications, and presentations related to this topic.

The agenda for this timely 90-minute executive program led by Mr. Naughton-Travers includes:

  1. Best practices (and practical steps) for choosing the right EHR vendor for your organization
  2. Strategies and proven tactics for negotiating your EHR contract
  3. Key elements of an EHR implementation
  4. A Q &A session with attendees

To learn more, or take advantage of free online registration, please visit:

Advix (ABH Enterprises, LLC) Sponsors Free Registration

ABH Enterprises, LLC is a non-profit behavioral health management company that specializes in administrative services such as utilization management, provider network administration and claims processing, research and dissemination of best practices, health information technology, and data management. Advix is an ONC-certified complete ambulatory EHR, an affordable web-based electronic health record and practice management system designed by behavioral health professionals for behavioral health care providers. More information on Advix (ABH) can be found at

OPEN MINDS is a national health and human service industry market intelligence firm. Founded in 1987 and based in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, the 75+ associates provide innovative management solutions designed to improve operational and strategic performance. Learn more at

CONTACT: Jennifer Kleiner, Marketing Manager, OPEN MINDS

Source: Open Minds