Acute detox and rehab care are not the template for treatment of a lifelong, chronic condition. Patients must be treated with a seamless array of services matched to the severity of their condition.
Workplace disability became the subject of an important, forward-looking Summit recently. Participants agreed that organizationwide and employee specific strategies will be necessary. Broad consensus was also...
We recently presented top experts with a design challenge, asking for advice on what facility upgrades they might prioritize if they had a budget of only $50 grand.
According to BWBR Architects, in St. Paul, Minn., you can enhance a behavioral space for virtually nothing.
A National Association of Addiction Treatment Providers (NAATP) outcomes initiative will work to collect publishable data about the true impact of substance use treatment services.
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Leaders at the National Association of Addiction Treatment Providers (NAATP) clearly would prefer to shine a light on proper ethical behavior in the industry over policing ethics offenders.
The accountable approach requires integration of data and patient responsibility across the larger healthcare system continuum.
Addiction treatment providers stand to gain from the Affordable Care Act, but their state agencies aren't totally in synch with the potential opportunities.
In other areas of the healthcare market, standardization that comes from roll-ups has resulted in improved health outcomes and decreased costs.
Recruiting people into a particular religious group should not be the ultimate goal that supersedes long-term recovery.
The bigger question is not within the profit-making business model, but how each center or agency uses its incoming funds to shepherd people toward recovery.
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