As implementation of the Affordable Care Act continues toward a January 2014 milestone, initial optimism has been muted by some very real concerns. So what could go wrong? Here are seven things that got my attention.
May 16, 2013 Dennis Grantham, Editor-in-Chief, with Mark Hagland, Contributing Editor
Tavenner nomination overcomes political opposition to the Affordable Care Act; 91-7 Senate vote makes her the first permanent administrator of Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services in nearly a decade
Poverty is likely to repel us, and we may even wish to withdraw from such communities and people. But, what if we ourselves lived in a poverty-ravaged community? What if we ourselves were forced to experience poverty day-in and day-out?
May 7, 2013 Tom Doub, Ph.D., CEO, Centerstone Research Institute
It is time to challenge our current notions of diagnosis and seek a better understanding of the biological foundations of the brain so that we may develop more effective treatments and even cures. If successful, this agenda will move mental health into the mainstream of health, where it belongs.
President Obama has proposed a $152.7 billion budget for the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to support its goals, which include providing mental health services to veterans, expanding access to these services, and eliminating homelessness among veterans.
On May 1, the American Society of Healthcare Publication Editors (ASHPE) announced the winners in its ASHPE 2013 Awards Competition. The team of editors at Behavioral Healthcare received a Bronze Award for Best Case History.
Gateway Foundation Alcohol & Drug Treatment has expanded its Illinois rehab network with the opening of a new outpatient center providing adult alcohol and drug rehab treatment in Chicago's River North district.