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New Seattle Children's behavioral health unit aims to add capacity

Megan Combs, Associate Editor

The behavioral health unit had been operating at 100 percent capacity for several years, and the decision was made to expand it as part of the remodel project

IOM wants more behavioral measures tracked in EHRs

Richard R. Rogoski

The new information would be used for problem identification, clinical diagnoses, treatment, outcomes assessment, and population health measurements, according to the Institute of Medicine.

Separate EHRs share data for mental health patients

Julie Miller, Editor in Chief

In Florida, interoperable HL7 data follows mental health referral patients from Memorial Healthcare to Henderson Behavioral Health

5 things behavioral health pros need to know about Ebola

Ann Whitehead

Stop the fear and know the facts about what you need to do about Ebola as a behavioral health facility.

Coalition site outlines IT policy priorities

Julie Miller, Editor in Chief

Members want to see more behavioral health professionals become eligible for HITECH incentive payments

10 marketing must-haves

Marketing is an essential part of your business plan to attract new patients, gain support of referring clinicians or establish a reputation within the community, but implementation can be daunting.

10 marketing must-haves

November 25, 2014    
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Marketing is an essential part of your business plan to attract new patients, gain support of referring clinicians or establish a reputation within the community, but implementation can be daunting.

Officials find destructive ingredients in Newtown shooter’s life

November 24, 2014     Julie Miller, Editor in Chief
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The Office of the Child Advocate report notes missed opportunities in identification, assessment, education and mental health services that might have made a difference for Adam Lanza before the tragic Sandy...

30th Annual Rosalynn Carter Symposium on Mental Health Policy: Celebrating past accomplishments

November 22, 2014     Ron Manderscheid
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The purpose of the symposium is to engage in productive and respectful dialogue about major mental health and substance use policy concerns confronting us, such as stigma, care access, service integration, and...

SUD treatment cost rises 22% in Canada

November 21, 2014     Julie Miller, Editor in Chief
news

Alcohol-related disorders accounted for more than half of the $237 million (US) price tag over a five-year period.

Coalition site outlines IT policy priorities

November 21, 2014     Julie Miller, Editor in Chief
article

Members want to see more behavioral health professionals become eligible for HITECH incentive payments

5 things behavioral health pros need to know about Ebola

November 20, 2014     Ann Whitehead
article

Stop the fear and know the facts about what you need to do about Ebola as a behavioral health facility.

Integrated care for the private practice psychiatrist

November 20, 2014     Peter Roy-Byrne, MD
article

The reorganization of healthcare is likely to address the reimbursement models, however, numerous other challenges remain, including the separation of...

Co-occurring depression and substance abuse linked to lower income

November 18, 2014     Julia Brown
news

Treating the disorders separately can have a significant negative impact on a person’s ability to earn a livelihood.

Separate EHRs share data for mental health patients

November 18, 2014     Julie Miller, Editor in Chief
article

In Florida, interoperable HL7 data follows mental health referral patients from Memorial Healthcare to Henderson Behavioral Health

IOM wants more behavioral measures tracked in EHRs

November 18, 2014     Richard R. Rogoski
news

The new information would be used for problem identification, clinical diagnoses, treatment, outcomes assessment, and population health measurements, according to the Institute of Medicine.

Blogs

Taking Stock of Your Fundraising Year

November 25, 2014    

This is the perfect time of year to debrief, to reflect, and to regroup. What will you keep as is? What needs to be changed or discarded altogether?

Officials find destructive ingredients in Newtown shooter’s life

November 24, 2014     Julie Miller, Editor in Chief

The Office of the Child Advocate report notes missed opportunities in identification, assessment, education and mental health services that might have made a difference for Adam Lanza before the tragic Sandy Hook shooting

30th Annual Rosalynn Carter Symposium on Mental Health Policy: Celebrating past accomplishments

November 22, 2014     Ron Manderscheid

The purpose of the symposium is to engage in productive and respectful dialogue about major mental health and substance use policy concerns confronting us, such as stigma, care access, service integration, and recovery, in order to identify and...

The design of physical spaces can have a profound effect on human engagement

November 20, 2014     Kevin Turner

TV and jigsaw puzzles are an attempt to artificially create the visible attributes of engagement without creating real, meaningful connection.