As new investors and potential buyers start knocking on the doors of treatment centers, executives must ask detailed questions before considering a deal.
Two expert panels have voted to recommend that the FDA increase the minimum dosage of naloxone in the wake of climbing overdose rates involving fentanyl and carfentanil.
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.
New data from the American College of Emergency Physicians shows that psychiatric patients are waiting in emergency rooms every single day with no immediate care available.
The International Association of Chiefs of Police announced a plan Monday to train 100% of officers and staff on mental health first aid.
Lakeview Health leaders are pleased that a first-ever implementation of components of its disaster response plan went smoother than expected during Hurricane Matthew.
We are in an era of complex healthcare billing that can cost providers lost revenue due to lack of knowledge and proper training.
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In response to advocacy groups and congressional leaders, the Drug Enforcement Administration halted its attempt to place kratom on the list of Schedule I drugs, however, experts recommend more research on its pharmacology moving forward.
Ohio is now one of 26 states to legalize medical marijuana, and advocates say one priority is to ensure the state protects the community.
Experts remain optimistic about the future of parity, even though the implementation process will be slow to bring significant change to the behavioral healthcare industry.
Although the proposed rules have yet to be finalized, many addiction treatment providers are asking how to make sure they are in compliance with 42 CFR, Part 2 and how they might prepare for any upcoming changes.
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.
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.
Future success in behavioral health practice will ride on four pillars: technology; digital strategy; patient experience design; and the leveraging of economic models.
The Watson Health supercomputer is being used to predict disorders early so physicians can offer referrals to behavioral health providers long before the diagnosis becomes severe.
A study of state children’s mental agency directors finds inadequate structures and poor organization are inhibiting the ability to improve care.
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.
Restoration Counseling & Community Services, LLC, which specializes in treating behavioral health needs for individuals transitioning from the criminal justice system, has completed a recapitalization with private equity firm Latticework Capital Management.
Optimal implementation of Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) will require practical solutions for overcoming operational barriers.
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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