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Sheppard Pratt providers merge in Maryland

June 28, 2016  |  Julie Miller, Editor in Chief

Mosaic Community Services and Alliance, Inc., two Sheppard Pratt Health System providers in Maryland, are merging their services.

Brexit effects minimal in behavioral health

June 27, 2016  |  Julie Miller, Editor in Chief

While Brexit might weaken the British pound and make investors nervous, healthcare has proven to be a hedge against such market forces given its inelastic demand.

How to minimize the impact of staffing shortages

June 22, 2016  |  Joanne Sammer

As service demand increases, experts note that the behavioral health specialty must expand its workforce by at least 20,000 over the next two years.

Delphi acquires 7 centers

June 20, 2016  |  Julie Miller, Editor in Chief

With the deals in California and Florida, Delphi now has over 210 beds available currently and 110 in the pipeline.

AAC openings add more capacity

June 20, 2016  |  Julie Miller, Editor in Chief

American Addiction Centers has begun on construction on its Ringwood, N.J., property, meanwhile, it has announced the completion of the newly licensed Laguna Treatment Hospital, a 93-bed chemical dependency facility in Aliso Viejo, Calif.

4 tips for creating authentic connections online

May 31, 2016  |  Ryan Eisenacher

When used correctly, social media is a powerful tool for healthcare marketers to share information, promote education and build a loyal community.

Senior care provider acquires autism centers

May 24, 2016  |  Julie Miller, Editor in Chief

The owner of Platinum Health Care has acquired Ed Supports, a San Francisco-based provider of educational and behavioral services for children with autism and related disorders.

Summit BHC deal spree points to growth potential

May 23, 2016  |  Julie Miller, Editor in Chief

Summit BHC has added five properties to its portfolio in the last five months, including its latest: Willingway Hospital in Georgia.

Acadia buy has new bed potential

May 23, 2016  |  Julie Miller, Editor in Chief

Acadia Healthcare acquired TrustPoint Hospital of Murfreesboro, Tenn., earlier this month, adding 101 beds to its portfolio, plus the potential to grow the facility in the future.

Essential principles guide county, state ACA implementation

May 22, 2016  |  Ron Manderscheid, PhD, Executive Director, NACBHDD and NARMH

The Affordable Care Act has brought benefits and transformations to the behavioral health and intellectual development/developmental disability fields. We must develop some principles to guide its implementation, however.

NAATP panel: Need to monitor ethics remains as great as ever

May 18, 2016  |  Gary Enos

Comments at this week's National Association of Addiction Treatment Providers conference suggest that the problems that first convinced the association to strengthen its monitoring of members' practices have not vanished.