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How effective are patient confidentiality rules in today's system?

Julie Miller

The 42 CFR Part 2 law locks down data, preventing it from being leveraged for better clinical outcomes

11 best practices in branding and lead generation

Julie Miller

Online marketing campaigns can be optimized to improve goodwill and generate more leads through better testing and measurement

Stop selling! Represent your program instead

Julie Miller

Don't rely on selling tactics! Change your attitude to one of ethical, above-board marketing to represent your program honestly

Think telehealth to complement services

Charlene Marietti

The technology is mature, the time is right and the culture is ready for telehealth. 

Battling Big Marijuana

Charlene Marietti

Providers in the two states that have legalized marijuana want to put the genie back in the bottle. Data may help.

Avoid payment delays by ramping up for ICD-10

Joanne Sammer

When ICD-10 takes hold next year, organizations will face financial risks if they aren't prepared for the shift

Why are best practices so elusive in Behavioral Healthcare?

September 2, 2014     Kevin Turner
blog

Variety is the fertile ground where innovation is possible, so be flexible in your designs

Best practices for managing the ICD-10 transition

September 2, 2014     Joanne Sammer
article

Got a few ideas of your own? Comment below!

Avoid payment delays by ramping up for ICD-10

September 2, 2014     Joanne Sammer
article

When ICD-10 takes hold next year, organizations will face financial risks if they aren't prepared for the shift

Personal and social wellbeing are the foundation of our “Health First Era”

August 29, 2014     Ron Manderscheid
blog

It’s about people taking control of their health and “managing it”, because good health, ultimately, is a resource for a full and satisfying life.

Breaking: Pennsylvania onboard with Medicaid expansion

August 28, 2014     Julie Miller
news

Republican states are moving forward on Medicaid expansion under federal waivers, and Pennsylvania is the latest to reach an agreement with CMS

Feds investigate Medicaid contractor for privacy violations

August 28, 2014     Julie Miller
news

A mistaken release of patient data has providers concerned about confidentiality

Don't let fear torpedo the effort to go smoke-free

August 27, 2014     Gary A. Enos
article

Research evidence and available treatments demonstrate why addiction treatment facilities can and should become tobacco-free, a National Conference on Addiction Disorders (NCAD) panel agreed. 

Take care of yourself so you can care for your patients

August 25, 2014     Julie Miller
article

Use good self-care practices so you can offer your best to your patients

The evolution of behavioral healthcare facilities and emerging trends

August 25, 2014     Megan Combs
article
At the Behavioral Healthcare Leadership Summit (BHLS), architects Jim Hunt and Kevin Turner discussed the evolution of BH facility design. 
 

11 best practices in branding and lead generation

August 25, 2014     Julie Miller
article

Online marketing campaigns can be optimized to improve goodwill and generate more leads through better testing and measurement

Blogs

Why are best practices so elusive in Behavioral Healthcare?

September 2, 2014     Kevin Turner

Variety is the fertile ground where innovation is possible, so be flexible in your designs

Personal and social wellbeing are the foundation of our “Health First Era”

August 29, 2014     Ron Manderscheid

It’s about people taking control of their health and “managing it”, because good health, ultimately, is a resource for a full and satisfying life.

ICD-10 and DSM-5 Preparedness: Lessons learned from one FQHC

August 21, 2014     Lisette Wright

An exception in our industry, one FQHC took the time necessary to understand what will happen. 

Listen ever so carefully! The U.S. House Mental Health Caucus has disappeared very, very quietly!

August 19, 2014     Ron Manderscheid

We were shocked, utterly shocked, to learn that the U.S. House of Representatives Mental Health Caucus has disappeared. It is gone without a trace—no notice, no fanfare, no transparency.