Making Technology Work: Best Practice Technology Planning & Business Model Development - OPEN MINDS & CoCENTRIX Executive Web Briefing

GETTYSBURG, Pa., Aug. 21, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- In the new world of health and human services, technology is more than a back office function - it's an integral part of best practice management and consumer service delivery. How do executive teams go about deciding what technology investments make sense? And what are the best practices to assure that your technology investments provide the return-on-investment and edge in the marketplace that is needed for success?

Join Monica E. Oss, Chief Executive Officer of OPEN MINDS and Bill Keyes, SVP of Sales and Marketing of CoCENTRIX for this robust how-to session on the best approaches and pitfalls to making new technological innovations a reality for consumers. During this special online event, "From Strategic Planning To Tech Strategy – How To Select, Implement, & Leverage The Technology Your Organization Needs To Succeed," scheduled for September 18th at 2:00 PM EDT, hear tech selection best practices and technologies to consider in order to maintain a competitive advantage in the changing market. This 90-minute executive development session will address:

  1. The New Best Practices In "Tech Strategy" Development
  2. The "How-To" Guide For Choosing New Technology (EHRs, Treatment Technologies, Analytical Tools, and more)
  3. Implementation Is Everything: What You Can Do To Get Your New Technology Up & Running Smoothly & Efficiently
  4. Leveraging Your New Technology For Competitive Advantage: How To Get The Most Out Of Your Tech Investments

To learn more about this executive web briefing, or take advantage of free online registration, please visit:
All registrants will receive (at no charge and regardless of attendance) a recording of the webinar and an electronic copy of the presentation slides at its conclusion.


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


CoCENTRIX is a Health and Human Services Technology company that provides innovative solutions to connect, collaborate and coordinate care and services across and amongst Health and Human Services, Education, Justice & Public Safety, Community Service Providers and the Consumers in which they serve.

Our flagship product, the CoCENTRIX Coordinated Care Platform (CoCENTRIXccp), optimizes the behavioral care continuum for the best clinical and fiscal outcomes, resulting in a cascade of benefits for state and local government agencies, behavioral health providers, and consumers – all possible through collaborative information exchange and open technology architecture. Our dynamic approach to coordinated care leads to more effective outcomes for individuals and families, while reducing the overall burden of health care costs.

The CoCENTRIXccp includes a growing number of solutions that allow state and local agencies, community providers and consumers to connect collaborate and coordinate services. Our platform includes an ONC Certified Electronic Health Record, Collaborative Case Management, Managed Care Solutions, and CARETILES, a marketplace of interactive, mobile consumer applications that allow the consumers to actively participate in their treatment.

Today, more than 500 agencies in 42 states are utilizing CoCENTRIX technologies to efficiently and cost-effectively coordinate services, maximize stakeholder's investments, and improve the health and safety of the populations they serve.

CONTACT: Tim Snyder Vice President, Marketing OPEN MINDS Telephone: 717-334-1329 E-mail:

Source: Open Minds