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Why small operators are nervous

January 20, 2017  |  Julie Miller, Editor in Chief
blog

Market disrupters can be cause for alarm or catalysts for fundamental change. You decide.

Non-compete contracts protect your future

January 18, 2017  |  Tom Valentino, Senior Editor
article

Non-compete agreements are an effective tool for protecting sensitive information when a key employee leaves the organization, according to Peter A. Steinmeyer of Epstein Becker Green. 

Acadia names chief medical advisor for Recovery Division

January 17, 2017  |  Tom Valentino, Senior Editor
article

Michael V. Genovese, MD, JD, who served as chief medical officer at Sierra Tucson since 2014, has been promoted to chief medical advisor for parent company Acadia Healthcare’s Recovery Division.

Sequel Youth merges with blank-check investor

January 17, 2017  | 
news

Global Partner Acquisition Corp. has entered into a definitive merger agreement with behavioral health company Sequel Youth and Family Services.

Affiliations strengthen not-for-profits

January 17, 2017  |  Julie Miller, Editor in Chief
article

The changing behavioral health market might leave small, not-for-profit operators wondering how they can possibly compete. Experts suggest a new affiliation model.

Elements brings three programs under The Ranch name

January 13, 2017  |  Julie Miller, Editor in Chief
news

Elements Behavioral Health has renamed COPAC as The Ranch Mississippi (at COPAC), and Brightwater Landing as The Ranch Pennsylvania (at Brightwater Landing).

US HealthVest acquires Atlanta facility

January 9, 2017  |  Julie Miller, Editor in Chief
news

US HealthVest has acquired the not-for-profit Ridgeview Institute in the Atlanta area. The deal adds 148 psychiatric beds to the portfolio.

3 lessons from the FTC to guide marketing efforts in 2017

January 9, 2017  |  Abhilash Patel
article

Rulings from the Federal Trade Commission on native advertising are extremely pertinent for facilities’ ethics and compliance with federal guidelines.

It’s the clinical model

January 4, 2017  |  Ed Jones, PhD
article

There is no entity promoting the value of psychosocial solutions like psychotherapy, let alone one with the power and wealth of the pharmaceutical industry.

Florida poised to turn the corner on unethical practices in 2017

January 4, 2017  |  Gary A. Enos
article

There are signs that Florida legislators might finally enact tough measures to curb unethical behavior among notorious addiction treatment and sober home operators.

UHS closes UK deal after Q4 stock hit

January 3, 2017  |  Julie Miller, Editor in Chief
news

After its stock price dropped to a 52-week low in early December, Universal Health Services, Inc. announced it had completed the acquisition of a U.K. facility for approximately $464 million.

Not-for-profit CEOs command higher salaries

December 20, 2016  |  Julie Miller, Editor in Chief
article

A new survey report from the National Association of Addiction Treatment Providers reveals 41% variation between for-profit CEO salaries and their not-for-profit counterparts