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Sustainable Futures: Why Behavioral Health Needs Technology Innovation

December 1, 2021

With the ever-evolving landscape of behavioral health service delivery, technology has played a significant role in how successful organizations care for their patients and improve their practices. As many organizations plan for the new year, building a strategy that includes stronger technology integration is crucial. In this webinar we will examine how technology has been useful in supporting sustainability for behavioral health organization, and how it allows for innovation in service delivery, staff management and support, and patient care. We will also offer practical strategies for how technology can be leveraged in your organization to propel you towards success.

Learning Objectives: 

  • Articulate the technology strategies used by behavioral health organizations to support sustainability
  • Compare how technology adoption allows for innovation across service delivery, staff management and support, and patient care
  • Identify one strategy to implement in to promote the success of your organization


December 1
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Featured Speakers

Rola Aamar, PhD, Senior Clinical Effectiveness Consultant, Relias

Dr. Rola Aamar completed her PhD in Marriage and Family Therapy from Texas Tech University, where she focused her clinical research on vulnerable populations and the importance of treatment alliance between patients, the family, and healthcare providers. Dr. Aamar was a SAMHSA Minority Fellowship Program fellow from 2014-2015. She has over a decade of behavioral health clinical experience working with multidisciplinary healthcare teams in primary and specialty treatment where she implemented clinical protocols to address social and relational barriers of care. She is currently the clinical effectiveness consultant at Relias for behavioral health, bringing her clinical and operational knowledge of integrated care, clinical research, and behavioral healthcare to support organizational technology integration to improve clinical performance and patient health outcomes. In this role, she provides clinically informed, data-driven consulting to clients to promote performance improvement.

Vicki Ittel, Ph.D., MBA Director, Behavioral Health Solutions, Relias

Dr. Vicki Ittel, Ph.D., MBA is the Director of Behavioral Health Solutions for Relias. In that role, Dr. Ittel works with payers, providers, professional trade organizations, and government entities to design and apply digital analytical solutions that improve patient outcomes and create systemic change. Prior to joining Relias, Dr. Ittel held C-level positions at several national health plans and formed several companies providing Medication Assisted Treatment to individuals with opioid use disorder. Dr. Ittel is passionate and committed to using innovative technological applications in healthcare transformation.

Registration for this executive web briefing has been provided at no charge courtesy of Relias.

Unable to attend? Still register! At the conclusion of the event, all registrants will receive a recorded copy of the executive web briefing and presentation slides.

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About Relias

For more than 11,000 healthcare organizations and 4,500,000 caregivers, Relias continues to help clients deliver better clinical and financial outcomes by reducing variation in care. Our platform employs performance metrics and assessments to reveal specific gaps in skills and addresses them with targeted, personalized and engaging learning. We help healthcare organizations, their people, and those under their care, get better. Better at identifying problems, addressing them with better knowledge and skills, and better outcomes for all. Let us help you get better: www.relias.com

COVID-19 Risk Management Plan August 11, 2021

We are excited to return to sunny southern California for The 2021 OPEN MINDS Management Best Practices Institute at the picturesque Newport Beach Marriott Hotel & Spa, August 23-26, 2021. To help plan your in-person attendance, visit https://openminds.com/live-mbpi/ for a schedule of events happening throughout the week.

The resurgence of the COVID Delta variant has certainly created new challenges for the country and for our families. Fortunately, the available COVID vaccinations have been very successful in preventing symptomatic infections and illness. But I did want to let you know that our team at OPEN MINDS is committed to making our executive events as safe as possible and have an active risk management plan in place. I wanted to share with you the key elements of our plan:

We will continue to monitor any changes in the CDC recommendations for the continued safety of the public. If you have any concerns or questions, feel free to reach out to a member of our team at events@openminds.com or by phone at 877-350-6463. We look forward to seeing you at The 2021 OPEN MINDS Management Best Practices Institute.

Monica E. Oss
Chief Executive Officer

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