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Sovereign puts spotlight on NIMBY

August 30, 2016  |  Julie Miller, Editor in Chief

Sovereign Health has created an online article series that aims to shed light on the perceptions and realities surrounding “not in my back yard” (NIMBY) issues.

Georgia caps the number of opioid treatment clinics

June 20, 2016  |  Kaiser Health News

Georgia has put a one-year moratorium on issuing licenses to OTPs, citing the need to need to manage, and govern and regulate the programs.

Betty Ford adds in-network options

April 18, 2016  |  Julie Miller, Editor in Chief

The Betty Ford West Los Angeles outpatient center now has in-network status among 14 managed care health plans, a move meant to increase access to services for those who use insurance benefits.

4 ways to make money in behavioral health

December 16, 2015  |  Julie Miller, Editor in Chief

Behavioral health organizations are capitalizing on new and better ways to increase revenue and realize strategic goals. A panel of experts provided insight on today’s opportunities in the industry at the Treatment Center Investment & Valuation Retreat ...

Policy guide outlines addiction roadmap

December 3, 2015  |  Julie Miller, Editor in Chief

CASAColumbia's newly released report calls for improved provider quality, use of evidence-based treatment, improved access to medication-assisted treatment and expanded diversion programs.

Payers open to 5 year treatment plan

November 2, 2015  |  Julie Miller, Editor in Chief

Payers want to know who the best addiction treatment providers are and how to get the best return. The Independent Coalition of Treatment Providers aims to answer those questions.

Centers donate scholarships, one bed at a time

October 21, 2015  |  Julie Miller, Editor in Chief

10,000 Beds is a not-for-profit organization that gathers donated scholarships from treatment centers and matches them to individuals in need--one bed at a time.

Industry trends influence accreditation standards

October 6, 2015  |  Alison Knopf

Providers must embrace the changes in accreditation because the real value is in the continuous quality improvement

How to be a disruptive force in addiction treatment

August 2, 2015  |  Julie Miller, Editor in Chief

According to the clinical leader of an emerging treatment network, organizations must disrupt the status quo because we owe it to ourselves and our patients to do better.

Joint Commission offers new perinatal care certification

July 24, 2015  |  Julia Brown, Associate Editor

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

Quality definitions emerge for addiction treatment

May 27, 2015  |  Brian Albright

New measures are being developed to track outcomes in addiction treatment, but the lack of data makes setting quality benchmarks particularly challenging.

NatCon 15: Merge to be better, not bigger

April 22, 2015  |  Julie Miller, Editor in Chief

Too often a merger is about getting bigger, but in the case of Crider and Pathways, it was about a larger entity gaining resources to create a Center of Excellence.


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