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Christian addiction treatment center opens in Atlanta

June 20, 2017  |  Tom Valentino, Senior Editor

RiverMend Health has announced the opening of Atlanta Addiction Recovery Center, a treatment facility that incorporates Christian principles into treatment of addiction and co-occurring disorders.

Sovereign: Federal agents acted in interest of insurance giants during ‘ridiculous’ raid

June 16, 2017  |  Julie Miller, Editor in Chief

Sovereign Health believes that federal agents were “acting in the interests of privately-held insurance giants," calling Tuesday's raid "Mickey Mouse" and "ridiculous."

CleanSlate portfolio grows with demand for MAT

June 15, 2017  |  Julie Miller, Editor in Chief

CleanSlate's growth is driven by an emerging demand for medication-assisted treatment services as well as market opportunity. With backing from growth-equity fund Apple Tree Partners, the organization is primarily expanding through new center openings.

Federal agents search Sovereign Health

June 14, 2017  |  BHE Staff

On Tuesday, federal officials executed search warrants at several California treatment centers operated by Sovereign Health as well as its San Clemente office.

Summit BHC acquires Arizona treatment center

June 7, 2017  |  Tom Valentino, Senior Editor

Summit BHC has acquired Women in New Recovery in Mesa, Ariz., its 12th facility overall and second acquisition of 2017.

How reversing net neutrality might affect your business

June 6, 2017  |  Julie Miller, Editor in Chief

One of the largest referral sources for addiction treatment centers is the internet, and that channel could see some changes this year. It’s surprising that more healthcare leaders haven’t weighed in on net neutrality.

AAC in union talks at New Jersey center

May 30, 2017  |  Julie Miller, Editor in Chief

Union employees of Sunrise House in New Jersey are in talks with corporate leaders after the facility was closed last week and patients were transferred elsewhere.

NAATP: Consider emerging operational issues

May 23, 2017  |  Julie Miller, Editor in Chief

In the larger healthcare system, addiction providers have a unique position among the specialty segments. A panel of treatment center CEOs shared their insights on several emerging operational issues at the NAATP annual conference.

What to do when you receive a subpoena

May 18, 2017  |  Barrett Howell and Ryan Meyer

Here is a list of do’s and don’ts to follow in responding to federal government investigations of your healthcare organization.

Ethics Survey: Drug testing remains a clinical tug of war

May 18, 2017  |  Julie Miller, Editor in Chief

Treatment centers must weigh costs and clinical needs when creating policies for patient drug testing. Meanwhile, investors are examining how drug testing fits in the greater scheme of profits and regulatory risks.

NAPHS names director of policy and regulatory affairs

May 17, 2017  |  Tom Valentino, Senior Editor

Scott Dziengelski, former law director for U.S. Rep. Tim Murphy of Pennsylvania, has been named director of policy and regulatory affairs for the National Association of Psychiatric Health Systems.

Panic, adapt or innovate: Consider the options for healthcare executives in 2017

May 16, 2017  |  Ed Jones, PhD

Clinical programs of the future will not be defined by a single diagnosis. We need holistic programs that understand the intersections of various conditions.


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