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In December of 2014 we had the pleasure of joining Mental Health News Radio for a discussion about our Behavioral/Mental Health and Chemical Dependency EHR, ClinicTracker Connect. This interview gave us the opportunity to discuss not only the product but our company philosophy.


Please join me, Dr. Michael Gordon, Director of Research and Development, and Mark Shriro, Director of Sales, as we answer some the questions posed to us below:

What were the principles you followed in developing the software?
How has the software evolved over the years?
Why haven’t you expanded ClinicTracker to serve markets other than those related to behavioral healthcare?
ClinicTracker was one of the first Behavioral Health EHRs to obtain Meaningful Use Stage 2 certification. Why?
Why do you think ClinicTracker has been so successful over so many years?
What are some of your most popular features?
What is on the roadmap in terms of features in 2015?
Dr. Michael Gordon, founder of ClinicTracker EHR

Michael Gordon, Ph.D. is Professor of Psychiatry, and former Chief Clinical Child Psychologist, Director of Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Services, and Director of the Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders Program at a major Medical University in New York. Widely published in academic journals, he is author of the unique and highly acclaimed professional manuals entitled, How to Operate an ADHD Clinic or Subspecialty Practice and ADD/ADHD: A No-Nonsense Guide for Primary Care Physicians (with Martin Irwin, M.D.). For the general public, he has written the popular books, ADHD/Hyperactivity: A Consumer’s Guide for Parents and Teachers, Jumpin’ Johnny Get Back to Work!: A Child’s Guide to ADHD/Hyperactivity, My Brother’s A World‑Class Pain: A Sibling’s Guide to ADHD/Hyperactivity, and I Would If I Could: A Teenager’s Guide to ADHD/Hyperactivity. He co-authored with F. Daniel McClure, The Down and Dirty Guide to Adult ADD. He has also produced an animated video of his Jumpin’ Johnny book.

In addition to his scholarly and clinical activities, Dr. Gordon is deeply involved in forensic issues, especially those that swirl around the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). He has written extensively about the relationship between psychiatry and disability determinations. With Ms. Shelby Keiser, he edited the book, Accommodations in higher education under the Americans with Disabilities Act: A no-nonsense guide for clinicians, educators, administrators, and lawyers. His book, ADHD on Trial: Courtroom clashes over the meaning of “Disability” was recently published by Praeger Publishers. With colleague Dr. Larry Lewandowski, he has developed a research program to explore the conceptualization and assessment of impairment in clinical populations. He also consults extensively with testing organizations, bar examiners, and academic institutions around legal accommodations.

Dr. Gordon developed a standardized test of attention and self‑control, the Gordon Diagnostic System, which is used internationally. He has also developed an effective non‑medical strategy for training children to be more attentive (the Attention Training System). Dr. Gordon is a recipient of the “Hall of Fame Award” presented by C.H.A.D.D., the national support organization for ADHD.

Finally, Dr. Gordon has published and lectured in the area of data-driven clinic management. His research on predictors of outcome, missed appointments, and non-billable clinical activities has served as a model for evidence-based strategies for the development of clinical systems. He has also presented on strategies for enhancing collaboration within a system of care as well as the use of computers and the web to deliver and streamline services.

Mark Shriro, Director of Sales at ClinicTracker

Mark is a sales professional with a broad background in the technology industry. His career in Fortune 500 companies includes Xerox, Avnet, and Agilysys. He brings extensive expertise in marketing ERP, Workflow, and Document Management solutions. He has garnered countless awards for both software and hardware sales.

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About ClinicTracker

ClinicTracker is a robust, future-proof mental health and substance abuse EHR. Dr. Michael Gordon, a renowned clinical psychologist, and Joshua Gordon, an award-winning software engineer, founded the company in 2000. ClinicTracker EHR’s powerful software empowers your agency to succeed. ClinicTracker will automate all of your clinic routines, boost staff productivity, increase billing efficiency, and provide the tools you need to manage your clinic effectively. While mental health and substance abuse agencies are the most common group of users, foster care agencies, social services, equine assisted therapy programs, university clinics, academic counseling systems, family counseling services, and eating disorder clinics also take advantage of our powerful software.