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BREAKING: The least you need to know about the Supreme Court ruling

Julie Miller, Editor in Chief

Nothing has changed. If you accept Medicaid payment or commercial insurance at your treatment center, all is status quo.

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Uptick in employee drug use signals greater tolerance

July 1, 2015     Julia Brown
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While drug testing strategies are all over the map, there’s not any one organization that is doing it just right. Experts say it’s important for organizations to design a plan and stick to it.

Resilience drives the recovery journey

June 23, 2015     Lori Ashcraft
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Use these 5 steps to begin again when your career takes a turn. Just like the recovery process, you need to move forward with strength.

Behavioral Healthcare Champion: Pat Weston-Hall

June 16, 2015     Julie Miller, Editor in Chief
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As CEO, Pat Weston-Hall knows the recovery business continues to change over time. Long-term, the best strategy is to remain focused on the patient experience as a way to stay true to the mission.

Behavioral Healthcare Champion: Andy Trentacoste

June 16, 2015     Julie Miller, Editor in Chief
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Andrew Trentacoste, Creative Health Services' CEO and clinical director, seized an opportunity to propel the organization forward on the path to integration.

Big insurers could get even bigger

June 16, 2015     Julie Miller, Editor in Chief
blog

Huge companies can have huge impact on providers, even in markets where the provider has traditionally had the upper hand.

Behavioral Healthcare Champion: Mark Ishaug

June 15, 2015     Julie Miller, Editor in Chief
article

Mark Ishaug envisions more stakeholders working together to invest in housing because a person’s housing situation has a direct and dramatic effect on overall health.

Behavioral Healthcare Champion: Matt Dammeyer

June 12, 2015     Julie Miller, Editor in Chief
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Dammeyer recommends that behavioral health professionals shift their focus to outcomes—not anecdotal stories but empirical clinical outcomes—to determine whether their programs are successful. By...

Behavioral Healthcare announces 2015 Champions

June 12, 2015     Julie Miller, Editor in Chief
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We are delighted to announce the industry leaders that were selected as 2015 Behavioral Healthcare Champions. These four individuals have been honored for their unique brand of dedication, courage, inspiration...

Cost-saving equals lifesaving

June 3, 2015     Bill Bithoney
blog

A trend is emerging within the behavioral healthcare sector to grow its service capacity through better integration with clinical care, and it's being encouraged by new reimbursement incentives.

Enhancing workplace productivity and mitigating disability through a culture of wellbeing

May 29, 2015     Ron Manderscheid, PhD
blog

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...

Why we must redefine addiction treatment

May 22, 2015     Raymond V. Tamasi
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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.