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How to counteract media bias against treatment centers

November 22, 2017  |  Julie Miller, Editor in Chief
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Mainstream media tends to be biased against providers, painting a grim picture of profiteering and exploitation. But Addiction Campuses found that some outlets are open to the real story of recovery.

Cardinal Health announces four-part opioid initiative

November 21, 2017  |  Tom Valentino, Senior Editor
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The drug distributor will help four states by purchasing naloxone for law enforcement, increasing support for take back programs and prevention efforts, and partnering with Brown University to share relevant medical school curricula.

The 2017 Information Technology Vendor Survey

November 17, 2017  |  Tom Valentino, Senior Editor
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An increasing number of information technology vendors are partnering with residential care providers, a trend that is projected to continue heading into 2018.

 

Accreditors support patient complaint processes

November 14, 2017  |  Alison Knopf
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The four accrediting organizations in the behavioral health space have a complaint process for patients/clients/consumers and staff. Most offer a toll-free number that is posted prominently in the facility.

5 things to know about follow-on deals

November 13, 2017  |  Julie Miller, Editor in Chief
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After an initial platform deal, private equity investors look for secondary, add-on deals that enhance their portfolios by filling gaps and building scale. Here are five things to know about follow-on deals.

Florida insurer to cease OxyContin coverage

November 8, 2017  |  Tom Valentino, Senior Editor
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Florida Blue announced it will cease coverage of OxyContin by January, following in the footsteps of Cigna.

Google policy is a work in progress

November 8, 2017  |  Julie Miller, Editor in Chief
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Ever since Google changed its policy on AdWords for addiction services, the treatment industry has wrestled with mixed feelings. However, it's important to remember that the policy is still evolving. 

Follow-on deals build out portfolios

November 6, 2017  |  Julie Miller, Editor in Chief
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Private equity interest is accelerating in behavioral healthcare, with an upward trend seen among follow-on deals—the secondary transactions that build the portfolio after the initial platform deal.

How to align marketing with big-picture goals

October 25, 2017  |  Alicia Hoisington
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When the team at Footprints to Recovery took a step back to evaluate the organization’s marketing efforts, they found that their messaging didn’t quite align with the patients they were treating and hoping to target.

Follow best practices in accreditation

October 24, 2017  |  Alison Knopf
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The four accrediting bodies in behavioral healthcare have different measures, however, there are some similarities when it comes to the site visit or survey portion of the process. Here are 15 tips from the experts.

Competition seeks tech-based solutions for opioid epidemic

October 19, 2017  |  Tom Valentino, Senior Editor
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The Ohio Opioid Technology Challenge seeks scientific approaches and tech-based solutions for addressing substance use disorders.

Integrity House sees hospital role as timely in fighting opioid crisis

October 12, 2017  |  Gary A. Enos, Contributing Editor
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Integrity House has partnered with a community behavioral health organization and a medical school to assume operations of a major county-owned hospital in New Jersey

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