• Declaring Freedom in Pennsylvania

    May 2nd, 2017

    by Jeremiah Dameron, Foothold TechnologyMay 2, 2017 When I think of Pennsylvania, I’m back in elementary school conjuring images of William Penn and his peace-promoting Quakers, the Liberty Bell, Betsy Ross, and Hershey’s chocolate. I also think about the Declaration of Independence and the decision-making process to do something powerful and new. A declaration of […]

  • Playing With the House’s Money: How to Work With Instead of Against Your Funders

    March 16th, 2017

    Seven Nevada Agencies Found An Electronic Health Record (EHR) to Streamline Workflows and Meet Funder Requirements The state of Nevada’s Substance Abuse Prevention & Treatment Agency (SAPTA) requires agencies providing alcohol and substance use treatment and support services to upload demographics data known as TEDS (Treatment Episode Data Set). While sharing data with state and […]

  • 42 CFR Part 2: Confidentiality and Coordinated Care

    June 10th, 2014

    by David Bucciferro, Senior Advisor. There is a lot of discussion taking place about Federal Regulation 42 CFR Part 2. These confidentiality regulations were initially promulgated in 1970 to implement protections required in the Comprehensive Alcoholism Prevention, Treatment and Rehabilitation Act (also known as the Hughes Act). Along with other very important pieces that helped […]

  • Think Tank | The Three A’s of a Successful Agency

    July 17th, 2013

    by David Bucciferro. In a time of diminishing resources and ever-changing regulations, today’s providers are entering a new era of care characterized by increased oversight activity and a shift in service delivery from volume-based to value-based, among other changes. Success in the new environment will require more complex methods of documentation, and a new approach […]