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[January 10, 2013]

"Choosing The Right EHR For You" - OPEN MINDS Announces New Web Briefing For Behavioral Health & Human Service Executives

GETTYSBURG, Pa. --(Business Wire)--

OPEN (News - Alert) MINDS announced today a new educational program offering for health and human service executives considering electronic health record adoption - "Choosing The Right EHR For You: Best Practices In Vendor Selection & Implementation." This free 90-minute executive web briefing, launched through the continued partnership between OPEN MINDS and Askesis Development Group, will take place January 25, 2013 at 2:00 PM EST. All registrants, regardless of live attendance, will receive a recorded copy of the presentation and all presentation materials at the conclusion of the program.

"For organizations looking at implementing an electronic health record (EHR) or considering making a switch, this is the program for you," said OPEN MINDS chief executive officer Monica E. Oss. "When it comes to successful EHR selection, contracting, and implementation, there is no one more qualified, experienced, or tested than our featured presenter - my colleague at OPEN MINDS for over 20 years - Joseph P. Naughton-Travers."

Mr. Naughton-Tavers has more than 30 years of experience in the behavioral health and social service field. For the past decade, over half of his individual consulting practice has focused on aiding organizations in technology and EHR selection and implementation. As lead technology consultant for OPEN MINDS, Mr. Naughton-Travers has guided over 100 provider organizations through this critical process. He has also published dozens of articles, publications, and presentations related to this topic.

The agenda for this 90-minute executive program led by Mr. Naughton-Travers is below:

  • Best practices (and practical steps) for choosing the right EHR vendor for your organization
  • Strategies and proven tactics for negotiating your EHR contract
  • Key elements of an EHR implementation

To learn more, or take advantage of free online registration, please visit:

Askesis Development Group Sponsors Free Registration

Askesis Development Group, Inc., a leader in premier software solutions for the behavioral health and human service industry, has partnered with OPEN MINDS to provide all interested executives with free registration to this executive program. More information on Askesis and its fully certified electronic health record solution, PsychConsult® Provider, can be found at

For additional questions and inquiries, please contact Tim Snyder, Vice President, Marketing, OPEN MINDS at 717-334-1329 or

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

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