Category Archives: Leadership

Zeroing in on Leadership

While we spared them from parading around in a cap and grown, we still recognized the 2019 SOAR and inSPIRE participants on their recent graduation at Arrowhead Stadium. The programs provide year-round support and resources to current and emerging Netsmart leaders. Grounded in the five LeadSmart Expectations, both programs aim to expand each participant’s leadership skills and potential. To ensure we continue to increase innovation, productivity and incorporate the Netsmart mission, it’s vital we invest in our leadership. Continue reading to learn more about the SOAR and inSPIRE programs.

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SOARing Alongside our Clients

Grounded in the five LeadSmart Expectations, SOAR is a nomination-based leadership program that provides year-round support, discussion and collaboration to a group of Netsmart associates who are currently directors and vice presidents. Through a self-study structure, SOAR participants receive resources and support that help develop their leadership skills, expand healthcare industry knowledge and business acumen.

The group meets onsite once a quarter at our Overland Park headquarters to build upon what they’ve learned through interactive activities and presentations. In the most recent gathering, participants heard from a client panel that provided an inside-look at how Netsmart clients are actively leveraging our solutions.

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Who’s Graduating at Netsmart?

While we spared them from parading around in a cap and grown, we still recognized the 2018 SOAR and inSPIRE participants on their recent graduation. The programs provide year-round support and resources to current and emerging Netsmart leaders. Grounded in the five LeadSmart Expectations, both programs aim to expand each participant’s leadership skills and potential. To ensure we continue to increase innovation, productivity and incorporate the Netsmart mission, it’s vital we invest in our leadership. Continue reading to learn more about the SOAR and inSPIRE programs.

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Finding The Courage To Ask

If you’re concerned for someone’s safety after reading the warning signs of suicide, have a conversation with them. While discussing suicide may be difficult and overwhelming, dialogue could be the very thing that helps prevent it. With a topic as important as someone’s life, we collectively need to become more comfortable engaging in conversations about suicide.

Outlined below are items to consider when speaking to someone with suicidal thoughts. Each point offers direction to help you feel comfortable initiating and furthering the discussion.

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The Suicide Warning Signs You Need To Address

Suicide is not an easy topic to discuss. It’s scary, uncomfortable and incredibly sensitive. But if you suspect someone is considering suicide, initiating a conversation is crucial. As nationwide deaths by suicide continue to rise, increasing awareness needs to be a priority. Individuals with suicidal intentions often exhibit observable warning signs. Your ability to recognize these signs could help save a life. Speak up, reach out and educate yourself so you can help someone in need. Here are a few warning sign examples.

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#FUTURES17 – WEEK 10 – Summer Wrap-Up

Time sure flies when you’re having fun and we can’t believe how quickly it has zoomed by! Our 2017 FUTURES class has worked diligently over the last 10 weeks, working directly with our associates and client partners as we work to provide top-notch electronic health record solutions to providers in behavioral health, social services and post-acute communities.

Our FUTURES program has provided opportunities for learning and development to many young and talented college individuals as they dive into real-world work experience. Many FUTURES return as full-time Netsmart associates while others pursue other professional endeavors. No matter where their road leads, we are proud to have been part of their professional journey and appreciate the effort they put forth when they spend their time with us.

Join Engineering FUTURE Adan Rutiaga, Consulting FUTURE Michael Johnson, and Learning & Development FUTURE Jocelin McGovern as they take some time to summarize and reflect on their summer experience as a Netsmart FUTURE.

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#FUTURES17 – Week 9 – Technology Roundup

#FUTURES17 – Week 9 – Technology Roundup

Technology, like healthcare, moves and evolves at a rapid pace. If you want to remain competitive in the tech industry, it’s important to stay as up-to-date and current on all of the latest and greatest in development. At Netsmart, we’re proud to offer advanced and dynamic health IT solutions to improve the lives of individuals. And it’s our knowledgeable associates who help make it all happen!

This week, join Engineering FUTURE Nicholas Robless, Plexus Cloud FUTURE Nathan Bailey and Engineering FUTURE Braden Schroeder as they share their favorite resources to keep them in-the-know on all of the latest in technology development trends.

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