While the idea of distilling terabytes of patient data into everyday practice might seem far-fetched, big data is already here—even for behavioral health.
With less than two weeks to go until ICD-10, the behavioral health industry continues to struggle with understanding what is happening, why, and the impact to clients, providers and paychecks.
This week, the House reauthorized a program that provides SAMHSA grants to states to drive the use of prescription drug monitoring programs.
With the countdown clock ticking away, here is a handy list of some codes you might want to have at your fingertips.
Mountainside Treatment Center is now using wearable devices to help patients thwart insomnia and sleep deprivation issues.
APA in response says doctors should rest assured that the DSM-5 is and will continue to be the guiding document.
Behavioral telehealth is considered by many to be the “next big thing.” Now is the time to get informed.
DSM-5 has been controversial. Most behavioral providers are accustomed to using it, but the industry continues to argue over whether it's the right tool.
Rather than wholesale data flow in big batches, individualized access controls are needed to make sure the patient’s consent travels with the data, in compliance with 42 CFR Part 2.
The ubiquitous smartphone can be another tool to enhance long-term recovery.
With the pricey addiction.com domain name in hand, Elements plans to offer consumers a broader view of addiction.
Glaser attacks Alcoholics Anonymous as an ineffectual, nonscientific, outdated approach to alcohol treatment that has never-the-less managed to dominate the field.
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