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6 questions to ask before selling your treatment center

October 26, 2016  |  David Raths

As new investors and potential buyers start knocking on the doors of treatment centers, executives must ask detailed questions before considering a deal.

AAC settles California lawsuit

October 25, 2016  |  Julie Miller, Editor in Chief

After more than a year, a lawsuit involving American Addiction Centers’ (AAC) parent company has ended in a settlement with AAC agreeing to new compliance, audit and quality review programs at its treatment centers.

How to comply with new overtime rules

October 20, 2016  |  Joanne Sammer

On December 1, new rules for overtime pay go into effect, and behavioral health organizations could see unexpectedly higher payroll costs or even potential fines if they do not comply. Here’s your guide to getting it right.

Acadia sells off UK properties

October 19, 2016  |  Julie Miller, Editor in Chief

Acadia Healthcare announced a deal to sell 22 behavioral health facilities in the United Kingdom to an investment firm. The move was not unexpected.

Detailed plan, teamwork helped north Florida center weather storm

October 14, 2016  |  Gary A. Enos, Contributing Editor

Lakeview Health leaders are pleased that a first-ever implementation of components of its disaster response plan went smoother than expected during Hurricane Matthew.

CEO says providers can thrive if they heed history

September 28, 2016  |  Gary Enos, Editor

A keynote at the Moments of Change conference offered a prominent addiction field leader's advice to study history and not repeat mistakes of the past.

How to safeguard your data against ransomware

September 28, 2016  |  Tom Valentino, Senior Editor

Hackers are crippling behavioral healthcare organizations’ operations by holding their data hostage with ransomware. Here are ways to prevent such an attack on your system.

Futurist warns of dire outcome for centers that resist change

September 27, 2016  |  Gary Enos

Future success in behavioral health practice will ride on four pillars: technology; digital strategy; patient experience design; and the leveraging of economic models.

Children’s mental health agencies missing opportunities

September 26, 2016  |  Tom Valentino, Senior Editor

A study of state children’s mental agency directors finds inadequate structures and poor organization are inhibiting the ability to improve care.

4 steps to prepare for HIE participation

September 16, 2016  |  Tom Valentino, Senior Editor

HIEs can help providers offer a higher quality of care that reflects well in a value-based payment model, but significant groundwork must be completed before participating.

Consider the details when integrating behavioral healthcare

September 15, 2016  |  Joy Himmel, PsyD, PMHCNS-BC, LPC

A collaborative care model must ensure that all coordinating services align with the mission to meet the needs of the population served, and here are 7 tips for doing just that.


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