The FAMCare Blog

FAMCare... Intuitive Case Management Design

Posted by George Ritacco on Apr 2, 2018 10:00:00 AM

Tesla - “Oh…and it’s all electric”

A recent encounter with an eager, young representative (don’t call them salesman) in a Tesla store (not a showroom) first amused me, but then alerted me to the fact that I was guilty of a similar oversight in my own business.  

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Topics: Global Vision Technologies, FAMCare

Your Case Management Database Needs for 2018

Posted by George Ritacco on Feb 1, 2018 9:00:00 AM

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Knowing what your case management database needs in order for goals, compliance and deliverables to be met isn't a one-size-fits-all answer. Many different variables must be accounted for when deciding what the ideal case management database looks like for your organization. Here are four resources that you can use to quickly help you facilitate this important decision:

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Topics: FAMCare Tips and Tools, FAMCare

Health & Human Services 2018 Budget - A Cautionary Tale

Posted by GVT Admin on Jan 9, 2018 9:18:00 AM

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The United States Department of Health and Human Services budget for 2018 is a healthy $1,131 Billion. To keep this astounding number in perspective, a trillion dollar plus budget for HHS is nothing new. In 2016 the total outlay for HHS was $1,103 Billion and in 2017 the number will come in close to $1,130 Billion.

The Health and Human Services budget is the backbone of our entire social services system. Here’s how this enormous amount of money will be spent:

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Topics: Social Services Industry News, FAMCare

Everyday Heroes

Posted by GVT Admin on Jan 8, 2018 12:44:44 PM

The universe of social services is populated with heroes.

That’s the theme that emerged from our year-end review of blogs we posted in 2017. Every story we attempted to tell contained an individual or an organization that went above and beyond the norm in service to their constituents. 

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Topics: Global Vision Technologies, FAMCare

The 3 Most Important Features for Your Next Case Management System

Posted by George Ritacco on Dec 15, 2017 9:00:00 AM

Looking for the right case management software can be a challenge for anyone in the nonprofit sector. After all, there are so many choices and few that actually address the needs of a human services agency at a price that is affordable. When looking, it is tempting to simply look at the price tag first and then see what the software can accomplish. "What can I get for the money...?" while an important question is probably not the most important... at least when starting off.

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Topics: FAMCare, How Clients Use FAMCare, Secure Case Management, case management workflow, case management software

Housing First

Posted by George Ritacco on Dec 7, 2017 2:10:44 PM

 

Since the 1870s, social service agencies have been working diligently to find housing for the homeless, yet on a single night in January 2015, 564,708 people were considered homeless in America.

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Topics: Homeless & Food Pantry, FAMCare

Who Will Care for The Boomers?

Posted by George Ritacco on Nov 13, 2017 12:00:00 PM
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Topics: Elderly/Aging Long Term Care, FAMCare Tips and Tools, FAMCare

Improve Social Worker Productivity With Workflow Tools

Posted by George Ritacco on Nov 7, 2017 9:00:00 AM

Having access to the right information at the right time is at the heart of a social worker's ability to do his or her job in a timely and efficient manner. Being able to process and organize information received helps ensure that productivity increases, even as the industry as a whole is seeing more pressure.

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Topics: FAMCare Tips and Tools, FAMCare, How Clients Use FAMCare, case management workflow

Social Services - The Last 20 Years

Posted by George Ritacco on Oct 9, 2017 11:08:00 AM

A Dramatic Transformation

Global Vision Technologies is celebrating its twentieth anniversary as a leading developer of case management software for governmental and non-profit social service agencies. Over the past twenty years we have participated in the astounding growth of social service agencies, services, case workers, and clients.

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Topics: Global Vision Technologies, Social Services Industry News, FAMCare

FAMCare User Forum Announcement

Posted by George Ritacco on Sep 19, 2017 9:36:31 AM

Hey there!

Just a short announcement that the Official FAMCare User Forum was launched today.  The forum has been something we've wanted to do for a while to help create a place for users to go to network with other FAMCare users and to find answers to their issues.

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Topics: Global Vision Technologies, FAMCare Tips and Tools, FAMCare, Fun Stuff