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Fixing the psychiatrist shortage requires multifaceted solution

March 28, 2017  |  Julie Miller, Editor in Chief
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It’s ironic that as demand grows for psychiatry services, the supply of providers is at a critical low, according to a new report from the National Council for Behavioral Health. Solutions include enhanced reimbursement and more use of telehealth.

National Council adds new leadership

March 27, 2017  |  Julie Miller, Editor in Chief
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The National Council for Behavioral Health will introduce its first medical director, Joseph Parks, MD, and its recently named vice president of addictions and recovery, Tom  Hill, at its annual conference in Seattle in April.

Jury sides with employee in Passages Malibu termination case

March 7, 2017  |  Julie Miller, Editor in Chief
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A Los Angeles Superior Court jury awarded $1.8 million to a Passages Malibu employee in a wrongful termination lawsuit.

Sovereign Health adds telehealth option

February 28, 2017  |  Julie Miller, Editor in Chief
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Sovereign Health is rolling out its new eTherapy telehealth option to outpatient clients with future plans to expand the service.

7 questions to answer before hosting a job fair

February 20, 2017  |  Tom Valentino, Senior Editor
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Leaders from Recovery Centers of America and Spectrum Health System share their experiences for making the most of hiring events.

Rosecrance CEO redesigns role to focus on growth

January 23, 2017  |  Julie Miller, Editor in Chief
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Phil Eaton will fill the role of president and CEO of Rosecrance Health Network, while David Gomel, PhD, has taken on the new role of president of Rosecrance, Inc.

Non-compete contracts protect your future

January 18, 2017  |  Tom Valentino, Senior Editor
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Non-compete agreements are an effective tool for protecting sensitive information when a key employee leaves the organization, according to Peter A. Steinmeyer of Epstein Becker Green. 

Acadia names chief medical advisor for Recovery Division

January 17, 2017  |  Tom Valentino, Senior Editor
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Michael V. Genovese, MD, JD, who served as chief medical officer at Sierra Tucson since 2014, has been promoted to chief medical advisor for parent company Acadia Healthcare’s Recovery Division.

Not-for-profit CEOs command higher salaries

December 20, 2016  |  Julie Miller, Editor in Chief
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A new survey report from the National Association of Addiction Treatment Providers reveals 41% variation between for-profit CEO salaries and their not-for-profit counterparts

How to handle the holidays at your treatment center

December 12, 2016  |  Joanne Sammer
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Beyond the clinical scope, treatment center operators must manage everyday matters such as staffing levels, meals, visitation schedules and policies as the 2016 holidays approach.

Pennsylvania forum addresses workforce challenges

December 8, 2016  |  Jill Sederstrom
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At the BHECON forum in Pennsylvania, 100 stakeholders including community health providers and government officials, joined together to discuss the workforce demands of value-based care and population health management.

Overtime rule now on hold

November 23, 2016  |  Julie Miller, Editor in Chief
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Originally set to begin Dec. 1, the policy would have made more workers eligible for overtime pay, and experts believe behavioral health organizations would have had high rates of noncompliance because of tricky scheduling at treatment centers.

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