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Netsmart to Unveil Performance Benchmark Data for Behavioral Health During Upcoming OPEN MINDS Webinar

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GETTYSBURG, Pa., March 5, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- OPEN MINDS and Netsmart have announced a special collaborative web briefing that will unveil national benchmarking data for the behavioral health and human service industry. During this free presentation, industry experts will share critical performance metrics such as no-show rates, turnover rates, and recovery outcomes that behavioral health providers can use to gauge themselves against other industry organizations nationwide.

"Unlocking Your Data: The Power To Transform Healthcare" is scheduled for March 13, 2013 at 2:00 PM EDT, and will feature expert presenters Paul M. Lefkovitz, Ph.D., General Manager of Benchmarking, Netsmart and Paul M. Duck, Vice President of Business Development, Netsmart. The presentation agenda is as follows:

  • Overview: The importance of benchmarking and data analytics for improving organizational performance
  • Benchmarking Data Unveiled: Gauge your organizational performance against national averages of other behavioral health and human services organizations – specifically see where you rank on national no-show, turnover, and recovery rates
  • Case Study Examples: Real-world provider organization executives that have improved outcomes as a result of benchmarking and analytics



"In today's health and human service market, consumers have more choices and payers are looking for value – for provider organizations, this means performance matters in ways that it hasn't in the past," said Monica E. Oss, OPEN MINDS Chief Executive Officer. "This is why we are so excited to host a web briefing on the importance of performance and benchmarking with Netsmart. To gain competitive advantage and maintain market share, executives of provider organizations need to not only be able to report their own metrics, but also be able to compare their performance with other organizations. By providing actual national benchmarking data during the web briefing, our team can help executives to put their own organizational performance into context."

All registrants for the web briefing will receive (at no charge and regardless of attendance) a recording of the webinar, an electronic copy of the PowerPoint presentation slides, and recommended readings on benchmarking from OPEN MINDS.

To learn more or take advantage of free online registration, please visit: http://www.openminds.com/events/webinar-031313-benchmarkingdata.htm

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 www.openminds.com.

Netsmart Technologies provides on-demand and traditional software solutions to automate key financial, clinical, management process solutions and electronic medical records for more than 20,000 organizations, including individual private practices, small group providers, community health centers, counties and 40 state systems. Learn more at: www.ntst.com.

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CONTACT: Tim Snyder Vice President, Marketing, OPEN MINDS openminds@openminds.com 1-877-350-6463

Source: Open Minds