• The Use of AWARDS at I/DD Provider Agencies Continues to Grow From Coast to Coast

    February 22nd, 2017

    by Jeremiah Dameron, Foothold TechnologyFebruary 22, 2017 Foothold Technology is honored to have assisted providers supporting individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD) for more than a decade. Over the last few years, we’ve continued to build on our success and expand the ways in which we support I/DD providers by adding new functionality to […]

  • ANCOR and Foothold Technology Announce Gold Partnership

    January 18th, 2017

    Electronic Record software for human service providers offered to ANCOR Members “We’re excited that Foothold has joined ANCOR as a Gold Partner,” said ANCOR CEO Barbara Merrill. “For over 16 years Foothold has served the I/DD community as an Electronic Record, EHR vendor and human services software provider with its web-based software AWARDS. We know […]

  • Using Data to Make a Difference: Addressing Homelessness in Vermont

    January 4th, 2017

    by Erin McDonnell, Implementation Consultant, Foothold Technology December 20, 2016 We continue to read stories across the country describing individuals experiencing homelessness and the complex behavioral health issues which often accompany those without stable permanent housing. We also hear stories of success coming out of states like Florida, which recently reported its largest homeless decrease […]

  • What Now? Post-Election Resources for the Behavioral Health Community

    January 4th, 2017

    by Ivy Raff, Implementation Consultant, Foothold Technology December 13, 2016 As a long-time ally of the behavioral health provider community, our thoughts quickly turned to our agency partners as the presidential election results became final. The incoming administration has promised large changes to federal human services spending. While the scope and timelines aren’t yet clear, […]

  • Recovery at the Crossroads

    January 4th, 2017

    Guest blogger, Harvey RosenthalExecutive Director, New York Association of Psychiatric Rehabilitation Services (NYAPRS) December 6, 2016 Our mental health system and community are currently engaged in a period of unprecedented change of such scope and speed that it has raised critical questions about the future of our recovery, rehabilitation and rights movement. Will the enhanced […]

  • Webinar Follow Up: HCBS – Strategies for Success in a New World!

    January 4th, 2017

    by Jeremiah Dameron, David Bucciferro, and Laura Nuss, Foothold Technology December 8, 2016 As part of our ongoing efforts to provide our constituents with a better understanding of the new Home and Community-Based Services (HCBS) settings rules, we had the privilege to sit down with Laura Nuss and David Bucciferro, Foothold Technology’s Senior Advisors and […]

  • Foothold Mobile Minutes from NYAPRS

    January 4th, 2017

    December 6, 2016 Foothold Technology had the honor of partnering with NYAPRS for its 2016 Annual Conference. The event brought together peers, providers, and leaders from all organizational levels. Foothold had the opportunity to sit down with several conference attendees to hear, in their own words, how they define recovery and the many ways to […]

  • Protecting Personal Data and Protected Health Information (PHI) In a Virtual World

    January 4th, 2017

    by Amy Glover, Quality Assurance Team, Foothold Technology December 1, 2016 As we manage more aspects of our lives online – from email to shopping to banking and social media – it’s more important than ever to protect our personal data. This couldn’t be more true than when it comes to Protected Health Information (PHI). […]

  • Foothold Technology and Catholic Charities

    January 4th, 2017

    November 29, 2016 Foothold Technology recently had the opportunity to come together with more than a dozen members of our client community in Boston at the 2016 Catholic Charities Annual Gathering. Spanning from Pittsburgh to Anchorage, we took advantage of the temporary proximity and sat down with several of our Catholic Charities agencies to discuss […]

  • INSIDE AWARDS: My Relationship to Our Relational Database – Collaborating Through The AWARDS Calendar

    January 4th, 2017

    by Kristen McLaughlin, Trainer, Foothold Technology November 22, 2016 AWARDS, our electronic record for human service agencies, stands for Affordable Wide Area Relational Database System. For this blog post, I’d like to address the “R” which stands for “relational.” A relational database includes functionality that allows information in one module or section of the database, […]