Summit BHC buys The Ranch at Dovetree

July 29, 2015     Julie Miller, Editor in Chief
news

Summit BHC has acquired The Ranch at Dovetree in Texas, which treats college-aged individuals and adults with addiction and co-occurring disorders. 

Know where your EHR vendor gets ICD-10 CM codes

July 29, 2015     Lisette Wright
blog

What you don’t know about the source of your vendors’ EHR codes can be problematic.

HIG private equity buys Futures autism treatment center

July 29, 2015     Julie Miller, Editor in Chief
news

A private equity investment firm this week completed the acquisition of Futures Behavior Therapy Center, a center for children with autism spectrum disorders and developmental disabilities.

Florida HIV cases surge in first half of 2015

July 28, 2015     Julia Brown, Associate Editor
news

New statistics show that in the first six months of 2015, HIV cases in Florida increased by 23 percent with 3,555 new cases up from 2,886 from the same period in 2014.

Follow best practices in board governance

July 27, 2015     Joanne Sammer
article

In the changing healthcare landscape, you need knowledgeable, reliable people guiding your organization's future direction.

HHS increases opioid MAT funding

July 27, 2015    
news

SAMHSA is awarding up to $11 million annually to 11 states to enhance and expand their treatment service systems.

5 challenges facing Medicaid

July 27, 2015     Kaiser Health News
news

Medicaid is one of the largest items in state budgets, although its beneficiaries lack political clout. Expenses typically soar during economic downturns, putting states in a quandary.

Joint Commission offers new perinatal care certification

July 24, 2015     Julia Brown, Associate Editor
news

The certification program will cover labor through postpartum care in order to improve and maintain the health of newborns and their mothers.

Discovery House network up for auction

July 24, 2015     Julie Miller, Editor in Chief
news

Discovery House has 18 locations in four states, offering detox, outpatient, and medication-assisted treatment. It could command eight times EBITDA.

Vermont Psychiatric Care Hospital receives international design award

July 23, 2015     Julia Brown, Associate Editor
news

Designed after Tropical Storm Irene damaged the existing hospital, the new facility was honored with awards for Mental Health Project and Design Project at the 11th Design & Health World Congress.

Blogs

Know where your EHR vendor gets ICD-10 CM codes

July 29, 2015     Lisette Wright

What you don’t know about the source of your vendors’ EHR codes can be problematic.

Medicaid at 50

July 23, 2015     Ron Manderscheid, PhD

As Medicaid approaches two score and ten, we have a heartfelt birthday greeting: "You are even more attractive today than you were a quarter-century ago. In fact, you simply are magnetic.”

Expanding 5-star system foreshadows your future

July 17, 2015     Julie Miller, Editor in Chief

Comparative quality ratings seem inevitable, but don’t wait for the government to come in and impose a half-baked star-rating system on you. 

In politics and psychiatry, trust is the variable

July 14, 2015     H. Steven Moffic, MD

Our relationship with patients is built not only on verification, but also on trust. That relationship has continually been found in research to be the most important variable in patient outcomes.