Integrating behavioral health and primary care has helped Centerstone coordinate services and provide better outcomes for patients.
New approaches to reimbursement for opioid addiction treatment might include measures of evidence-based care protocols as well as patient outcomes.
There is no entity promoting the value of psychosocial solutions like psychotherapy, let alone one with the power and wealth of the pharmaceutical industry.
In an industry historically reliant on broad treatment options and anecdotal outcomes, data is the key to the future of mental healthcare and already is opening new doors for our industry.
A keynote at the Moments of Change conference offered a prominent addiction field leader's advice to study history and not repeat mistakes of the past.
Ultimately, by understanding how the process of treatment itself shifts consumer preferences, providers can positively impact a person’s long-term recovery.
A striking 3,000% increase in opioid dependence among the privately insured is yet more evidence of the national crisis and its prevalence in middle-class demographic groups.
The main question in an evolving patient-centered world is whether our services and processes have been designed with the convenience of the provider or the patient in mind.
As more behavioral healthcare services are offered to meet demand, and as expectations rise for better outcomes and lower costs, this will of necessity lead to measurement—of access, outcome and cost.
Mobile health has changed so quickly that what was visionary a few years ago is considered outdated today. And new features have emerged that no one could have imagined until now.
Rather than yet another study, the Cigna and ASAM research collaboration aims to leverage a trove of detailed claims data to identify the treatment variables that lead to optimal outcomes with lower costs.
Blue Cross and Blue Shield health plans have created a new executive committee to address the opioid crisis and identify best practices in prevention and risk reduction.
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