The addiction treatment industry is experiencing a climate of favorable tailwinds, and that market reality will continue to attract the attention of investors.
The most important goal for behavioral health stakeholders under the Donald Trump administration will be to maintain the gains they’ve realized in the past 12 months.
Courage House, a campus in Northern California, offers sex trafficking victims ranging in age from 11 through 17 an environment that fosters feelings of safety and comfort as they rebuild their lives.
Healthcare providers are concerned about proposals that aim to transform Medicaid into a block grant model, potentially resulting in less funding in the future.
The Betty Ford Center in West Los Angeles is the first satellite facility built under the Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation name after the 2014 merger.
Data from the Blue Cross Blue Shield Health Index, a new measurement tool, identifies health conditions with the greatest impact on communities. Analysis of the data draws a correlation between community health and economic strength.
Value-based payment models are becoming more common, but the IT vendors surveyed by Behavioral Healthcare Executive aren’t sure that providers are prepared for the shift from fee-for-service. DOWNLOAD THE FULL SURVEY RESULTS.
On Tuesday, Donald Trump named Rep. Tom Price, MD (R-Ga.), to lead the Department of Health and Human Services and consultant Seema Verma to lead the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.
Behavioral health experts are weighing in on a number of issues that absolutely must be on the radar for treatment centers in 2017.
The not-for-profit Clinical Outcomes Group, Inc. is one of 50 centers of excellence funded by the Pennsylvania Department of Human Services to increase integrated behavioral health and primary care.
From recognizing long-time mentors and hard-working staff members to enjoying a sense of accomplishment that comes from working with patients, executives from across the behavioral healthcare field share what has them feeling grateful this year at Thanksgiving.
Treatment centers can follow these 10 steps to prepare for experience of the accreditation process.
As behavioral health providers enhance their services and expand their capabilities, standards for accreditation will also expand, the experts say.
It has become clear that the expansion and protection of sober living and recovery residences should be near the top of the list of legislative priorities.
With a change of administration in Washington, it will be particularly important for the country to have a single scientific document about substance use disorders.
In an industry historically reliant on broad treatment options and anecdotal outcomes, data is the key to the future of mental healthcare and already is opening new doors for our industry.
A new 2017 federal policy will allow physician assistants and nurse practitioners to prescribe buprenorphine. Previously, only physicians were authorized to prescribe the medication.
A report issued by the City-County National Task Force on the Opioid Epidemic provides local government and law enforcement officials with strategies for taking action to address the opioid crisis at the community level.
The not-for-profit organization 10,000 Beds has received a micro-grant from the Institute for the Advancement of Behavioral Healthcare Fund, which will be used to place more than 100 clients in donated treatment beds.
Christopher Bathum, founder of 19 sober-living facilities in California and Colorado, faces multiple charges of sexually assaulting patients, as well as engaging in a $175 million insurance fraud scheme.
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