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3 Ways Healthcare Agencies Can Combat the Opioid Crisis

3 Ways Healthcare Agencies Can Combat the Opioid Crisis

While this oupledurrent opioid crisis seems like a relatively new issue in the United States, legal and illegal pain relievers have been effecting the American population for decades. With that said, medically prescribed opioids like hydrocodone, OxyContin, and Percocet, as well as illegal drugs like heroin, are growing in popularity around the country, and continue to be abused by today’s…
DATIS Year in Review: Our Best Blogs of 2017

DATIS Year in Review: Our Best Blogs of 2017

As 2017 comes to a close, executives will be looking back at the highs and lows their organization experienced in the past year, hoping to build on their success in 2018. As we at DATIS do some reflecting of our own, we wanted to share our most popular blogs of 2017. So, without further ado, here are our best blogs…
Working Through EEO Reporting & the Affirmative Action Plan

Working Through EEO Reporting & the Affirmative Action Plan

Being an equal opportunity employer has become a top priority for many organizations, especially for those in the Health & Human Services industry. Maintaining compliance with rules and regulations is critical to ensuring funding, yet many organizations aren’t able to access the reports requested by their funders. This puts an organization at risk of maintaining compliance or providing accurate information.…
NatCon 17: The Intersection of Innovation and Action

NatCon 17: The Intersection of Innovation and Action

NatCon 17, an annual conference held by the National Council for Behavioral Health, is a place for executives in the Health and Human Services industry to come together, at the intersection of innovation and action, to generate new ideas and launch new strategies to achieve their missions. Each year, more than 43.8 million American adults suffer from mental illness. Roughly…
Regulation Updates in Massachusetts

Regulation Updates in Massachusetts

Recently, the state of Massachusetts took an unprecedented step in an attempt to reduce the wage gap between men and women. According to the United States Census Bureau, women in the United States are paid 79 cents on the dollar as compared to men. These new regulations will go into effect in July of 2018 and may impact employers and…
The 2016 Job Market Shake-Up

The 2016 Job Market Shake-Up

Each year, CareerBuilder releases a survey of employees that intend to leave their job in the coming year. The percentage for 2015 was 16%. The newly released 2016 number has increased substantially to 21%. This means that over one-fifth of the employees at a given organization will leave and go to a new position elsewhere. If the workforce at your…
Navigating the ACA

Navigating the ACA

New regulations and workforce challenges in today’s business environment can make you feel like you’re driving full-speed through a rapidly changing landscape. All too quickly, you can find yourself off track as you try to navigate the new terrain. Today, one of the biggest challenges that organizations are facing is the ACA regulation and its corresponding reporting requirements. Does your…
New FMLA Requirements and Regulations

New FMLA Requirements and Regulations

The Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) is a 1993 ruling regarding employee eligibility to take leave that is unpaid and to have their job protected for a certain period of time. Employees are eligible for the following based on this act: “Twelve workweeks of leave in a 12-month period for: The birth of a child and to care for…