8 behavioral health policy issues in 2015

January 15, 2015     David Raths

The focus this year is on enforcing regulations, such as parity, that are already on the books, while keeping up the momentum on new proposals, such as EHR incentives.

A surgeon general we should embrace

January 7, 2015     H. Steven Moffic, MD

The new U.S. Surgeon General Vivek H. Murthy, a Boston internist, has the qualities we need in a leader, including advocating for behavioral health.

Breaking: Origins completes deal to buy two Caron centers in Florida

December 19, 2014     Julie Miller, Editor in Chief

The addition of the Hanley Center will give Origins 10 acres of expansion capacity in West Palm Beach as well as a foothold in the East Coast.

BREAKING NEWS: Patty McCarthy Metcalf named new director at Faces & Voices

December 12, 2014     Gary A. Enos

Patty McCarthy Metcalf, best known in the field for her decade of service directing Vermont's influential statewide recovery organization, has been named executive director of the nation's most prominent recovery advocacy group.

5 leadership changes that you should know about

November 25, 2014     Julia Brown

These individuals were recently appointed by their organizations into positions of leadership.

NIMH website now mobile-friendly

November 10, 2014     Julia Brown

Visitors accessing NIMH online resources and information from a tablet or smartphone will now find a mobile-friendly interface.

BREAKING NEWS: Walsh to leave as CEO of NAATP by end of year

November 7, 2014     Gary A. Enos, Editor

The National Association of Addiction Treatment Providers (NAATP) Board of Directors announced on Nov. 7 that CEO Michael Walsh and the board have mutually agreed to "move in other directions."

7 ways to break up with paper

October 28, 2014     David Raths

Electronic health records aren't the only avenue for reducing the piles of paper in your organization. Here are 7 more tips to drive your digital strategy.

Quality group disappointed by plans’ behavioral health performance

October 22, 2014     Julie Miller

NCQA's 2014 quality report notes declines in behavioral health quality measures among health plans. The group will track additional data in the future.

Centerstone plans Manatee Glens merger

October 9, 2014     Julie Miller

Centerstone picks up another state with large-scale operations and aims ever-closer to its goal of $200 million in revenue

How to marry two organizations for future growth

October 8, 2014     Julie Miller

Organizations must strengthen their services, differentiate themselves from the competition and position themselves for value--and a merger might be the best way to do it

BREAKING: American Addiction Centers’ IPO echoes market trends

October 2, 2014     Julie Miller

The healthcare industry has plenty of public companies, but AAC's initial public offering is significant in the behavioral healthcare segment

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