May 10, 2016

Partners Training Academy Provider Survey

As the training season for fiscal year ending 2015 nears its end, Partners Training Academy is looking to continue offering relevant training for providers and improve the event planning process.
PTA relies on our provider network, as a vital partner in our community’s behavioral well-being, to provide feedback for making future professional development opportunities as successful as possible.

Please take a few moments to complete our survey. (survey closed) The survey should take no more than 10 minutes, and all responses are completely anonymous. The survey will close on May 23, 2016.

Partners releases 2016 Community Behavioral Health Provider and Service Gap Analysis

Partners is pleased to share the 2016 Community Behavioral Health Provider and Service Gap Analysis. This analysis is part of a process involving Partners, the NC Department of Health and Human Services and other agencies in reviewing the publicly funded behavioral health services provided to the citizens of our eight counties. This report serves as primary documentation to the Department of Health and Human Services that the Partners’ provider network is sufficient to meet the needs of the Medicaid-eligible consumers from those counties.

This analysis is an important step to better understand the needs and services as they are today, and assists in identifying areas where service development may be needed. This year’s analysis builds on the previous Needs Assessment and Service Gaps reports, and the progress made as a result of findings. Partners is committed to using this  information to improve the lives of citizens in our communities while using taxpayer funds in a responsible, efficient, and responsive manner.  Partners has established network development priorities and goals for the next year in an effort to respond to the identified needs and gaps outlined in this report.

To view this year’s analysis, click here.

Partners welcomes your input and questions. Please feel free to send your questions and input to questions@partnersbhm.org.

Don’t miss the NC Health Information Management Association Behavioral Health Section Meeting!

Quality Management and Health Information Management/Medical Records employees are invited to the 36th Annual NC Health Information Management Association Behavioral Health Section meeting, being held June 8-10 in Raleigh.

Some of the sessions include:

  • Records Management and Documentation Manual (RMDM) Update
  • This manual has been extensively updated–make sure you are aware of all the changes!
  • Electronic Records/Signature/Self- Warranty with the Department of Cultural Resources.  Part of this session will cover Self Warranty of Imaging Systems.  Is your agency/practice using an Electronic Health Record that you are scanning paper documents into and destroying the original paper document?  Did you go through the self-warranty with Cultural Resources?  YOU ARE REQUIRED TO–so attend to learn more!

Early registration is open until June 1, 2016, and the hotel block ends May 17th.

For the agenda and registration information, please visit

http://www.nchima.org/event/36th-annual-nchima-bhs-conference/