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Integration trend drives accreditation outlook

Alison Knopf

CARF, the Joint Commission, COA and ACHC are examining today's trends in the context of accreditation

Berwick sees the possible in healthcare

Lori Ashcraft

Former CMS Administrator Don Berwick says the payment system is all wrong in spite of many people trying to do what's right

Integrated facility treats Denver’s homeless

Julie Miller

The Stout Street Health Center integrates the physical space as well as the EHR system

Teen drug use on declining trend

Julie Miller

The National Survey on Drug Use and Health shows illicit drug use is down 24% over the past decade

Recovering addicts tell their stories at the White House

Julie Miller

When was the last time a group of recovering addicts were invited to speak at the White House? It happened today in honor of National Recovery Month.

Government raid on Fla. sober home may prove to be tip of iceberg

Gary Enos

Good Decisions Sober Living was billing insurance $1,500 per drug test and testing each resident four times a week

Pay attention to the psychology of color

September 19, 2014     Cameron Forte
article

Consider three approaches that will make color work within your facility's interior design

Bipartisan bill adopts portfolio of addiction strategies

September 19, 2014     Julie Miller
news

The Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act of 2014 calls for grassroots efforts and state incentives to address addiction

Fostering good health-related Quality of Life through community health literacy and action

September 19, 2014     Ron Manderscheid
blog

Good health is due to what transpires in one’s community, including one’s school or workplace and one’s family. It also is due to the quality of the physical environment within which one lives.

Guess who has newfound support for coding?

September 18, 2014     H. Steven Moffic, MD
blog

A panel discussion left me feeling that there needs to be periodic on-site meetings between coders, clinicians, and administrators, as we were all part of a system that still should put the patient first

Government raid on Fla. sober home may prove to be tip of iceberg

September 18, 2014     Gary Enos
article

Good Decisions Sober Living was billing insurance $1,500 per drug test and testing each resident four times a week

FACT FILE: Top 5 barriers to SUD treatment

September 18, 2014     Julie Miller
article

The National Survey on Drug Use and Health indicates that 20 million people need SUD treatment but don't receive it

Elements acquires COPAC

September 17, 2014     Gary Enos
news

The Elements acquisition provides more evidence of the consolidation trend in behavioral healthcare

AMA drafts EHR wakeup call

September 17, 2014     Julie Miller
news

The doctors’ group called on vendors and government agencies to work with them to develop better, easier-to-use technology that keeps the focus on clinical quality

Teen drug use on declining trend

September 17, 2014     Julie Miller
article

The National Survey on Drug Use and Health shows illicit drug use is down 24% over the past decade

More employees test positive for drugs

September 15, 2014     Gary Enos
news

Experts are interested in how relaxed marijuana laws might affect trends in workplace test results in coming years

Blogs

Fostering good health-related Quality of Life through community health literacy and action

September 19, 2014     Ron Manderscheid

Good health is due to what transpires in one’s community, including one’s school or workplace and one’s family. It also is due to the quality of the physical environment within which one lives.

Guess who has newfound support for coding?

September 18, 2014     H. Steven Moffic, MD

A panel discussion left me feeling that there needs to be periodic on-site meetings between coders, clinicians, and administrators, as we were all part of a system that still should put the patient first

Recovering addicts tell their stories at the White House

September 17, 2014     Julie Miller

When was the last time a group of recovering addicts were invited to speak at the White House? It happened today in honor of National Recovery Month.

Creative programs offer memorable moments

September 11, 2014     Julie Miller

Music is more than just a nice passtime, it's a tool for healing among patients, clinicians and even members of congress