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404 Found: National Engineers Week

In recognition of National Engineers Week, we’re highlighting the background of six Netsmart engineers! Whether working in our Overland Park, Springfield, Louisville, San Jose or Great River office, their invaluable work supports our overarching mission to equip providers with seamless, secure and intuitive technology.

Continue reading to hear how each associate found their passion for the field, what they enjoy most about being an engineer and how they continue to develop their skills at Netsmart.

We appreciate the work of all our engineers this and every other week of the year.

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Netsmart Gets a H@ndle On the #10YearChallenge

If you’ve been scrolling through social media news feeds over the past few weeks, you’ve likely stumbled across the “10-Year Challenge.” Many users, including celebrities, have taken to their favorite social platforms to post side-by-side photo comparisons displaying a 10-year difference and the hashtag #10YearChallenge.

In an effort to keep our social feed “on point” and show our appreciation to longstanding associates, we brought the 10-Year Challenge to Netsmart! We’re fortunate to have nearly 400 associates who have graciously contributed 10 or more years of service.  Over the past decade, their combined efforts helped forge advances in healthcare technology that have revolutionized the care our clients deliver.

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Mental Wellness Is Key to Healthy Companies and Communities

Consider these facts: Nearly one in five people will experience a mental health condition this year, yet less than half will receive treatment. Mood disorders, like depression and bipolar, are the third most common cause of hospitalization. Suicides have increased in nearly every state over the past two decades. In Kansas and Missouri suicide rates are up 45 and 36 percent, respectively.* Among teens in our area, it has become the second leading cause of death.

The question for all of us becomes: How can we work together to reduce these numbers and improve an individual’s mental health and wellness?

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#FUTURES18: Summer Reflections

Time sure does fly when you’re having fun! For the last 10 weeks, we’ve been hosting our #FUTURES18 on a variety of operational teams. They have had the chance to get their hands on real-world experience in diverse areas such as human resources, sales, consulting, engineering, finance and more. Through their contributions, our FUTURES are leaving us with a lasting impact with the aim to make life better not only our clients but also the individuals they serve.

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#FUTURES18: Weekly Reflections From Engineering and Cloud

We think it’s pretty cool that our FUTURES are able to gain experience in areas that span all across Netsmart. Over the last few weeks, you’ve heard from FUTURES in HR, IT, sales and more. This week, Will, Chase, Jasmine and Brian give us a quick peek into summer with our engineering and cloud teams. Watch below to hear about their experiences.

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#FUTURES18: Weekly Reflections From Sales and Consulting

Our sales and consulting teams are great at ensuring that our awesome clients have just the right tools and workflows in place to help meet the unique goals and objectives of their organizations. They have had the honor of hosting a few of our FUTURES this summer to teach them what it takes to provide the best client experience. Let’s join Kennedy, Alex, Paul and Noah as they give us the lowdown on what they’ve been able to experience over the last few weeks.

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Netsmart Superheroes Shine in a Client-Focused Hackathon

Netsmart associates work hard every day to bring the best service and support to our clients across the country. Our teams work together to make sure that our clients and partners have everything they need to run smoothly and jump in to help when a problem arises. When you think about it, they’re our personal superheroes, working on the front lines to save the day for our clients!

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Raising Awareness and Helping Others by Remembering Ryan



When I got that call on June 23, 2013, everything changed. It was the biggest shock of my life and the worst thing that could ever happen to me. It’s five years later and I still really can’t believe my son Ryan took his own life.

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#FUTURES18: Our FUTURES Are Great (River)!

It’s fantastic that we’re able to have talented individuals from all over the U.S. as members of our Netsmart family. From California to New York, we have locations across the country that efficiently work together through collaboration and teamwork, regardless of distance. This summer, a group of FUTURES traveled to our office in Great River, N.Y. and report on their experience, sharing what it’s like to work with different teams and what they’ve been able to do during their time there. Continue reading #FUTURES18: Our FUTURES Are Great (River)!

#FUTURES18: Helping Others Through Mental Health First Aid

At Netsmart, we strongly believe that mental health is equally as important as physical health. Just as first aid may help someone with an injury in an emergency, so does Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) when it comes to someone experiencing a mental health or substance use crisis. We offer all of our associates the opportunity to take an eight-hour course where they learn about the risk factors and warning signs of someone in mental health distress and are equipped with the tools to help.

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