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Think telehealth to complement services

Charlene Marietti

The technology is mature, the time is right and the culture is ready for telehealth. 

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What might success in integrated care bring?

June 12, 2013    

I wonder what success in integrated care might bring. If we succeed in extending the average life span of people with Serious Mental Illness, how will that impact us as a system programmatically and financially...

Recovering addicts tell their stories at the White House

September 17, 2014     Julie Miller

When was the last time a group of recovering addicts were invite to speak at the White House? It happened today in honor of National Recovery Month.

Elements acquires COPAC

September 17, 2014     Gary Enos

The Elements acquisition provides more evidence of the consolidation trend in behavioral healthcare

Census Bureau says health costs inching up

September 12, 2014     Kaiser Health News

Health spending grew by 3.7% over one year, which is less than previous federal projections

Creative programs offer memorable moments

September 11, 2014     Julie Miller

Music is more than just a nice passtime, it's a tool for healing among patients, clinicians and even members of congress

Learning to love literacy about our personal health

September 11, 2014     Ron Manderscheid

What should one do to promote good physical health, good mental health, and good social health? Since the advent of Healthy People 2020 and the Affordable Care Act, answers to these questions actually have become feasible. 

Kaiser drops appeal of $4 million mental health fine

September 9, 2014    

It is the second-largest penalty ever handed down

Young people involved in Recovery Month

September 9, 2014     Gary Enos

The younger generation is ready to take on local communities in grassroots advocacy efforts

Jail offers voluntary naltrexone in re-entry program

September 5, 2014     Julie Miller

Officials say it's the first program in the country for re-entry transitions

Personal and social wellbeing are the foundation of our “Health First Era”

August 29, 2014     Ron Manderscheid

It’s about people taking control of their health and “managing it”, because good health, ultimately, is a resource for a full and satisfying life.

Breaking: Pennsylvania onboard with Medicaid expansion

August 28, 2014     Julie Miller

Republican states are moving forward on Medicaid expansion under federal waivers, and Pennsylvania is the latest to reach an agreement with CMS

Feds investigate Medicaid contractor for privacy violations

August 28, 2014     Julie Miller

A mistaken release of patient data has providers concerned about confidentiality