Diagnosis & Treatment

Rethinking psychiatric diagnosis on the eve of DSM-5: A new paradigm for NIMH

May 7, 2013     Tom Doub, Ph.D., CEO, Centerstone Research Institute

It is time to challenge our current notions of diagnosis and seek a better understanding of the biological foundations of the brain so that we may develop more effective treatments and even cures. If successful, this agenda will move mental health into the...

Should Microsoft’s Xbox Kinect be part of your treatment team?

April 16, 2013     Tom Doub, Ph.D.

Emerging research suggests that a new software program called “SimSensei” may be able to use facial cues and body language to detect depression using Microsoft's Xbox Kinect. ... This is currently an active area of research in several academic centers around...

Community Access and Foothold help NYC tackle psychiatric crises on the streets

March 28, 2013     Alison Knopf, Contributing Writer

Parachute NYC program uses warm lines, mobile teams, respite centers to replace ER visits, save millions

New CPT codes push providers to shorter sessions

March 14, 2013     By Alison Knopf, Contributing Writer

The push toward shorter-term interventions is on. And, says one observer, reimbursement rates are headed down.

Artificial Intelligence in behavioral healthcare: Improving care and reducing cost

March 12, 2013     Tom Doub, Ph.D.

In the coming world of pay-for-performance, will you have what you need to get paid?

Website offers fast self-screening for eating disorders

February 21, 2013     Dennis Grantham, Editor-in-Chief

Free online screening tool, www.MyBodyScreening.org, launched for National Eating Disorders Awareness Week

New screen provides patients with a 'mental health number'

February 7, 2013     Shannon Brys, Associate Editor

WhatsMyM3 screens for depression, anxiety, Bipolar Disorder, PTSD, substance abuse and suicide risk.

School-based telehealth brings psychiatry to rural Georgia

January 10, 2013     Alison Knopf

Solution enables not only children—but working parents—to access regular treatment.

Cerner acquires Anasazi Software

November 8, 2012     Dennis Grantham, Editor-in-Chief

Medical EHR leader moves into behavioral health EHR marketplace; Cerner Anasazi to pursue integrated, interoperable solutions linked to primary care

Seven reasons why telepsychiatry is hot!

October 19, 2012     Dennis Grantham, Editor-in-Chief

Cheap, available technology extends the reach of hard-pressed psychiatrists, while smartphones, tablets, and devices transform consumer access and increase participation

Knowledge platform envisions better clinical, operational decisions

September 14, 2012     Dennis Grantham, Editor-in-Chief

For CEO Michael Valentine, acute-care past is prologue to a vision for behavioral health’s future

Joshua Center Northeast awarded grant to purchase sensory integration resources

August 29, 2012    

A school, which serves adolescents in grades 7 through 12, has been awarded a grant to purchase resources that will help with treatment and recovery.

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