Netsmart’s Dennis Morrison to Speak at TEDx Bloomington

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Behavioral Health Leader to Share Observations about Mental Health at Invitation-Only Thought Leadership Event


Netsmart’s Dennis Morrison will speak at TEDx Bloomington on issues in mental health and addictions treatment.

Dennis Morrison, Ph.D., chief clinical officer for Netsmart, the leading provider of clinical solutions for health and human services organizations nationwide, will be a featured speaker at the second annual TEDxBloomington, an independently organized TED event on March 22 in Bloomington, Ind.

A non-profit organization devoted to Ideas Worth Spreading, TED started as a four-day conference in California 26 years ago. The organization hosts two annual conferences and has grown to include multiple global initiatives to support the world-changing ideas presented there.

TEDxBloomington features invited presenters who have taken Ideas Worth Spreading and used them to improve their communities and the world.

Dr. Morrison will share his observations about three major challenges for mental health and addictions treatment and how they can be overcome.

A recognized innovator and thought leader with more than 40 years experience in behavioral health, Dr. Morrison leads Netsmart’s initiatives for clinical innovation, predictive analytics, and other areas critical for Netsmart clients to provide high-quality care in a rapidly changing healthcare ecosystem. He is a frequent industry speaker on topics ranging from evidence-based practice and recovery- and research-based care to coordinated care planning and care integration, and regularly shares his ideas and insights on a variety of healthcare topics in his Clinical Corner blog.

About Netsmart

Netsmart helps health and human services organizations transform care through the collaborative, coordinated management and exchange of clinical data across the care spectrum and through effective practice management that improves revenue cycle management. More than 18,000 client organizations, including 350,000 care providers and more than 40 state systems, use Netsmart products to help improve the quality of life for tens of millions of people each year. Netsmart clients include mental health and substance use treatment agencies, psychiatric hospitals, private and group mental health practices, public health departments, social services and child and family health agencies, vital records offices, and managed care organizations. Netsmart’s products are full-featured information systems that operate on a variety of operating systems, hardware platforms, and mobile devices, and offer unlimited scalability.

Netsmart provides the solutions and expertise that help its clients meet all the criteria for Meaningful Use of an Electronic Health Record (EHR) under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) of 2009.

Building upon Netsmart’s Complete ARRA-Certified EHRs, Netsmart clients can also create a complete connected care environment encompassing e-prescribing and order entry, sharing clinical information and lab results, and using Web portals to provide secure and private consumer access to care information.

Netsmart is also pleased to sponsor, an interactive, informational forum for clinicians, practitioners and consumers to share stories, celebrate successes, become enlightened and inspired, and debunk myths and stigma about mental health and public health issues in an effort to highlight the positive clinical and financial impacts provided by the behavioral and public health community.

For information about Netsmart’s full range of solutions for health and human services organizations, visit or call 1-800-472-5509. Also follow us on Twitter, like us on Facebook and visit us on YouTube.

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