Articles

When using the cloud, keep security in mind

August 21, 2014     Asaf Cidon

File-sharing services can streamline the way therapists manage, store and share case files, but they also present security concerns

Austin Oaks design preserves site’s heritage oak trees

August 20, 2014     Jill Sederstrom

Part of the appeal of the site is the large heritage oak trees, but they made planning the building's layout a difficult proposition

Yes, you can ask about gun ownership

August 18, 2014     Julie Miller

Ten states are looking to adopt laws like Florida's, which prohibits clinicians from routinely asking patients about guns

Medicaid considering IMD-exclusion alternatives

August 15, 2014     Alison Knopf

Many believe the IMD exclusion is a ridiculously outdated provision that needs to change, but change is going to be a long time in coming

PODCAST: Patricia Henderson Speaks on the Importance of a Woman’s Role in the Field

August 14, 2014     Adam Armstrong

Addiction professionals in the Phoenix community and beyond came together on July23rd, to discuss family dynamics in addiction treatment.

PODCAST: Lynn Swift Discusses Quality and Outcome Performance

August 14, 2014     Adam Armstrong

Addiction professionals in the Phoenix community and beyond came together on July 23rd, to discuss family dynamics in addiction treatment.

PODCAST: Rebecca Cooper Emphasizes the Importance of Working Together to Achieve Success

August 14, 2014     Adam Armstrong

Addiction professionals in the Phoenix community and beyond came together on July 23rd, to discuss family dynamics in addiction treatment.

PODCAST: Bill McCormick Discusses How to Achieve Care Philosophy While Generating Cash

August 14, 2014     Adam Armstrong

Behavioral Healthcare in the Phoenix community and beyond came together on July 23rd, to discuss 2014 business trends in mental health, addiction, and eating disorder treatment.

In light of Robin Williams' death, we must turn up the volume on recovery

August 12, 2014     Ann Borders

Ann Borders, president and CEO of Cummins Behavioral Health in Avon, Ind., shares her message on why hope is the focus now

Patients share more with computers than clinicians, but that can be good

August 8, 2014     Julie Miller

Virtual humans built with today's technology show potential to help clinicians and their PTSD patients

Design recommendations for behavioral health outpatient facilities

August 7, 2014     Doug Bazuin and Cheri Hicks

Coordinated care is expanding as an approach to treating behavioral health patients, as evidenced by a project undertaken by Pine Rest Christian Mental Health Services in Michigan.

Research aims to discover what works and for whom

August 4, 2014     Brian Albright

Federal PCORI grants fund head-to-head studies to bring best practices to light

What you need to know about the latest ICD-10 rule

August 1, 2014     Julie Miller

BREAKING NEWS: The new date for adoption of ICD-10 has been officially moved to October 2015, which is no surprise

15 ways to reduce barriers for the LGBT community

July 29, 2014     Julie Miller

Implement these 15 tips, from a recent SAMHSA presentation

Leverage effective marketing in a post-ACA environment

July 28, 2014     David Stone, PhD and Stephen McLean

Community mental health providers must be able to adapt their business models to effectively reach new consumers

Find a home for patients’ personal items

July 23, 2014     Joseph Doherty

Patients often become fixated on their personal belongings or might need to retrieve a forgotten personal item, requiring staff to dedicate patient-care time to retrieving patient belongings.

2014 Behavioral Healthcare Very Honorable Mention Pam Womack

July 18, 2014     Julie Miller

Pam Womack has created a specialized model of care for those in poverty who also have mental illnesses, offering case management, psychiatry, mobile crisis services, 24-hour walk-in assistance, and integrated care.

2014 Behavioral Healthcare Very Honorable Mention Raymond V. Tamasi

July 18, 2014     Julie Miller

A pioneer in the field, Ray Tamasi was among the first in the industry to recognize the value of opiate-blocking medication therapy.

2014 Behavioral Healthcare Very Honorable Mention Theresa Fawvor

July 18, 2014     Julie Miller

Among her achievements, Theresa Fawvor was instrumental in launching four mental health crisis clinics in underserved areas.

Mergers: 85% of you are doing it wrong

July 16, 2014     Julie Miller

Learn how to avoid common pitfalls, identify suitable partners, and review the due diligence process required for a successful partnership at the Behavioral Healthcare Summit presentation 

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