One of the biggest challenges addiction treatment professionals face is getting patients to stay motivated and engaged throughout their time in treatment. While most patients enter treatment with good intentions of improving their lives, some quickly and frequently regret their decision to be there and will feel as though they were coerced there by others. These patients will have a hard time sticking with the program (and of course, seeing success outside the program)—unless they are provided with motivational tools and resources.
Every person who battles addiction and wants to get better is going to face hurdles throughout their recovery path. As a treatment professional, it’s up to you to recognize the most common challenges and be prepared to help them overcome.
Choosing an EMR/EHR platform is an important step for treatment centers, and the following questions will help you prepare for your decision.