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Mergers: 85% of you are doing it wrong

Julie Miller

Learn how to avoid common pitfalls, identify suitable partners, and review the due diligence process required for a successful partnership at the Behavioral Healthcare Summit presentation 

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2014 Behavioral Healthcare Very Honorable Mention Pam Womack

July 18, 2014     Julie Miller
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Pam Womack has created a specialized model of care for those in poverty who also have mental illnesses, offering case management, psychiatry, mobile crisis services, 24-hour walk-in assistance, and integrated care.

2014 Behavioral Healthcare Very Honorable Mention Raymond V. Tamasi

July 18, 2014     Julie Miller
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A pioneer in the field, Ray Tamasi was among the first in the industry to recognize the value of opiate-blocking medication therapy.

2014 Behavioral Healthcare Very Honorable Mention Theresa Fawvor

July 18, 2014     Julie Miller
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Among her achievements, Theresa Fawvor was instrumental in launching four mental health crisis clinics in underserved areas.

Mergers: 85% of you are doing it wrong

July 16, 2014     Julie Miller
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Learn how to avoid common pitfalls, identify suitable partners, and review the due diligence process required for a successful partnership at the Behavioral Healthcare Summit presentation 

Behavioral Healthcare announces 2014 Champions

July 14, 2014     Julie Miller
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The 2014 Champions were selected from dozens of outstanding nominees who are making a difference in the development, delivery, and effectiveness of mental healthcare services.

2014 Behavioral Healthcare Champion Robert Simpson

July 11, 2014     Julie Miller
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Robert E. Simpson Jr., MPH, DSW, President and CEO, Brattleboro Retreat, was chosen as a 2014 Behavioral Healthcare Champion. His leadership includes driving process improvement that led to higher admission rates and better financial performance.

2014 Behavioral Healthcare Champion Joty Sikand

July 11, 2014     Julie Miller
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Joty Sikand, PsyD, President, The Hume Center, was chosen as a 2014 Behavioral Healthcare Champion. Her leadership includes strategic initiatives to measure outcomes for the benefit of clinical improvement and financial sustainability.

2014 Behavioral Healthcare Champion Debra Rex

July 11, 2014     Julie Miller
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Debra Rex, MA, MEd, President and CEO, Beech Brook, was chosen as a 2014 Behavioral Healthcare Champion. Her leadership includes keeping a finger on the pulse of the industry, the community and client needs.

2014 Behavioral Healthcare Champion Johnny Patout

July 11, 2014     Julie Miller
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Johnny Patout, CEO, New Beginnings Adolescent Recovery Center, was chosen as a 2014 Behavioral Healthcare Champion. His leadership includes the number-one rule of treating everyone with kindness and respect--always.

2014 Behavioral Healthcare Champion Nancy Cottingham

July 11, 2014     Julie Miller
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Nancy Cottingham, LCSW, CEO, Horizon Behavioral Health, was selected as a 2014 Behavioral Healthcare Champion. Her leadership includes maintaining client service while tightly managing the business.

5 essential elements for marketing success

July 9, 2014     Charles G. Ray
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Providers need new marketing skills to survive in the era of accountable care, including these 5 P’s.

Asking naturally—You can do this

July 7, 2014    
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The key to a successful 'ask' is being a real human being—not a robot with a script, but a regular person who truly cares about this organization and this donor.