Gettysburg, Pa (September 8, 2019) — OPEN MINDS and Qualifacts have formed an exclusive partnership with The Association of Community Mental Health Centers of Kansas to develop and present Executive Seminars for behavioral health executives attending the 40th Annual Conference for Behavioral Health in Wichita, KS, September 11- 13, 2019.
The OPEN MINDS Executive Seminars, brought to you by Qualifacts, creators of CareLogic EHR, are designed to help Kansas behavioral health providers understand and gain the organizational competencies required to prepare for Kansas’s Managed Care transition to value-based reimbursements.
Executives attending the 40th Annual Conference for Behavioral Health will learn both organizational and technical competencies needed to operate in this brave new managed care world.
“Over the past decade, providers have faced ongoing challenges as the landscape of mental health services has experienced numerous disruptions. As a result of these disruptions, executive teams are having to embrace strategic challenges that are threatening the financial stability and sustainability of their organizations,” said OPEN MINDS Chief Executive Office Monica Oss. “Qualifacts and OPEN MINDS are focused on building better business practices and operating systems for Kansas behavioral health providers by bringing cutting edge executive education to support executives as they adapt to the changing state health care landscape.”
The Executive Seminars will be led by OPEN MINDS Senior Associate, Deb Adler. Ms. Adler has more than 20 years of experience in executive health care roles, serving in a variety of capacities including network executive, quality management executive and chief operating office. She is the Former Senior Vice President of Network Strategy for Optum, where she was responsible for behavioral health network development, contracting, and strategy for over 185,000 providers. In this role she developed the largest, performance-tiered behavioral health network, largest telemental health network, and largest medication assisted treatment (MAT) network. She was also responsible for implementing network initiatives to promote medical/behavioral integration, improve member outcomes, and reduce total cost of care through collaborative care models. Currently she serves as a Senior Associate at OPEN MINDS.
Qualifacts is committed to supporting the long-term success of Kansas agencies and is thrilled to be a strategic partner with OPEN MINDS and The Association Of Community Mental Health Centers Of Kansas to bring this important executive summit to the 40th Annual Conference for Behavioral Health. Qualifacts has a long history of giving back to the Behavioral Health and Human Services community with leading practice education and tools that allow organizations access to trusted experts and peers so no organization feels they have to go it alone.
The Executive Seminars will be held September 13, 2019 in Wichita, KS as part of the Association of Community Mental Health Centers (CMHC) of Kansas’ 40th Annual Conference for Behavioral Health. The Annual Conference for Behavioral Health is presented by the Association of Community Mental Health Centers of Kansas in partnership with the Kansas Association of Addiction Professionals and provides educational opportunities to increase awareness of emerging trends, build skills and knowledge to provide behavioral health care, and advocate for policy change.
To learn more or register for The Annual Conference for Behavioral Health visit http://www.acmhck.org/annualconference/2019-annual-conference-for-behavioral-health/.
About Qualifacts and CareLogic
Qualifacts is dedicated to creating Electronic Health Record (EHR) solutions for Behavioral Health providers across the United States. Qualifact’s EHR solution, CareLogic, helps their customers optimize efficiency, productivity and maximize reimbursements while allowing them to focus on what is most important – client care. One of the country’s most trusted EHRs, CareLogic is strategically designed to simplify the increasing complexities facing behavioral health providers today, equipping caregivers with powerful digital solutions to adapt to the accelerating pace of change, focus and ever-changing regulatory landscape. For more information, visit www.qualifacts.com.
About OPEN MINDS
OPEN MINDS is an award-winning information source, executive education provider, and business solutions firm specializing in the behavioral health and human service field. For thirty years, we’ve been pioneers for change – helping organizations implement the transformational business practices they need to succeed in an evolving market with new policies and regulations. Learn more at www.openminds.com.
About The Association of Community Mental Health Centers of Kansas Inc.
The Association of Community Mental Health Centers of Kansas Inc., advances the interest of CMHCs and the individuals they serve. Towards this end, the Association provides legislative representation, offers leadership and professional education, highlights model practices and programs, and identifies resources for addressing the challenges faced by local mental health authorities. Learn more at http://www.acmhck.org/