• Navigating Social Determinants of Mental Health During COVID-19

    May 28th, 2020

    By Marlowe Greenberg As we enter our 3rd month of the COVID-19 pandemic, the impact on disadvantaged communities nationally is becoming increasingly clear. Comorbidities, lack of insurance, fear of hospital visitation, and underlying conditions are all contributing to a sickening disparate impact of the disease against our most vulnerable populations. Of course, this disparate impact […]

  • THINK TANK | Dispatches from the HIMSS 2017 Conference:

    March 6th, 2017

    The Intersect of FHIR, LTPAC and Behavioral Health Data As I’ve written before, we know there are challenges and opportunities related to care coordination in an ever-evolving landscape. At the annual HIMSS conference, which I attended last month, Foothold Technology had the chance to continue our conversations with partners and leading experts to discuss the […]

  • The Challenges and Benefits of Care Coordination Involving Behavioral Health Data

    December 7th, 2016

    As an electronic health record (EHR) vendor, we know there are challenges and opportunities related to care coordination in an ever-evolving landscape. There are challenges related to data, workflows, resources, and understanding and implementing the concept of coordinated care. I’ve written about some of these topics before. To address these challenges, Foothold Technology continues to […]

  • Think Tank | Highlights from the Foothold Technology Project Pipeline

    February 26th, 2016

    Updates from our CEO I want to take this opportunity to bring our readers some highlights on our 2015 successes and goings on here at Foothold Technology, and share an overview of the scope of work we have set for ourselves in 2016. Foothold Technology continues to spread the word about the benefits of using […]

  • Think Tank | Building Lifelong Relationships with EHRs and Other Behavioral Health Vendors

    April 29th, 2015

    Reflections from NatCon15 Another year and another successful National Council (NatCon) conference. This year’s conference was notable for the profusion of new software tools and technologies and for Colin Powell’s speech about which almost everyone raved. NatCon is the largest single behavioral health conference in the country and it never fails to impress. This year […]

  • Think Tank | Interoperability Thoughts from HIMSS 2015

    April 16th, 2015

    4/13/2015 – 10am HIMSS always amazes when you first walk in. The sheer size of the conference, 40,000 attendees, hundreds and hundreds of vendors. Exhibit hall displays that tower to two and three stories. Electric cars and mobile wi-fi trucks, video games and open bars; some vendors throw happy hours where they actually barbecue food […]

  • A Foothold Year in Review: Looking Back on 2014

    March 4th, 2015

    Now that we’re well into 2015, I wanted to take a moment to reflect on the past year, report on some of our ongoing initiatives, and share some of the work we have set for ourselves in 2015. Foothold Technology continues to spread the word about the benefits of using our complete Electronic Health Record, […]

  • Think Tank | Foothold Technology Supports Net Neutrality

    December 3rd, 2014

    Recently, some of our clients noticed that their AWARDS experience was slower than normal. To those who contacted our Help Desk to ask what was happening, it was explained that the slowness was not related to AWARDS or our equipment but rather was the result of an inefficient technical negotiation between the various providers of […]

  • Meaningful Use: RHIOs, Health Homes, and HIEs

    September 7th, 2011

    As you may know, there has been a lot of activity lately related to the growth and development of RHIOs and the expansion of their mission from one where they are focused on hospital and medical data to a more central role in the administration of Health Homes and other multi-disciplinary networks. In New York, there are lots of RHIOs already […]