"I'm pleased to join the board of Netsmart, the clear industry and visionary leader in behavioral and public health," said Black. "I look forward to involvement at this critical time when the integration of behavioral health with primary care and acute care has taken center stage, and as we work to improve upon the shorter life expectancy of this vulnerable segment of our population, which is often attributed to lack of coordination with primary care providers."
Black also serves as a volunteer with several civic and charitable organizations in the Kansas City area. He has a Bachelor of Science degree from Iowa State University and a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Iowa.
About Netsmart Technologies, Inc.
Netsmart Technologies is an established, leading supplier of enterprise software and software as a service (SaaS) solutions for health and human services providers. More than 18,000 customer organizations, including 350,000 care providers and 40 state systems, use Netsmart products to help improve the quality of life for millions of people each year.
Netsmart customers include mental health and substance abuse treatment agencies, psychiatric hospitals, private and group mental health practices, public health departments, 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 expertise and solutions that help its customers meet all the criteria for "meaningful use" of an Electronic Health Record (EHR) under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) of 2009. These include experience in electronic health record certification, the InfoScriber™ e-prescribing service, the Netsmart CareConnect™ service that enables the sharing of clinical info
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