EHR Technology in Addiction Treatment: Bill Connors GM Addiction Treatment
Bill Connors, MSW, General Manager of Addiction Management and Treatment is responsible for go-to-market strategies and client relationships within Netsmart’s Addiction Community and product development in our Abstinence based and Medication Assisted Treatment providers. Connors joined Netsmart’s executive team from Sequest, following its acquisition by Netsmart in 2011. He had served as the company’s chief executive officer. Prior to working at Sequest, Connors was chief information officer of a large community mental health center in New Jersey. A licensed clinical social worker with experience in addiction treatment, inpatient psychiatric hospitals, public school system and in-home family therapy settings, Connors combines his passions for direct service and systems-based thinking and research in his role. Connors is a nationally-recognized expert on the subject of software implementation within behavioral health and substance use communities and he speaks regularly on the topic. He holds a master’s of social work and a bachelor’s degree in social work from Rutgers University. Connors is a member of the board of the Addiction Technology Transfer Center Network (ATTC), on the subcommittee of the Illinois Health Information Exchange (ILHIE), as well as several committees in New York where he is nationally charged with integrating behavioral healthcare and addiction services within regional health information exchanges. He has held chairman’s position several times for the Software and Technology Vendors Association.
Bill joins our host Kristin Sunanta Walker live from The National Conference on Addiction Disorders to discuss how Netsmart is focusing on serving the technology needs of the Addiction and Recovery market.
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