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Journal Cover   Behavioral Healthcare
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   ISSN (Print) 1931-7093
   Published by Vendome Group Homepage  [3 journals]
  • How to stretch $50 grand
    • Authors: Julia Brown
      Abstract: Behavioral Healthcare recently presented top experts with a design challenge, asking for advice on what facility upgrades they might prioritize if they had a budget of only $50,000. While it’s easy to make improvements with $1 million in hand, not all centers have that luxury. Behavioral Healthcare recently presented top experts with a design challenge, asking for advice on what facility upgrades they might prioritize if they had a budget of only $50,000. While it’s easy to make improvements with $1 million in hand, not all centers have that luxury. read more
      PubDate: Wed, 20 May 2015 20:51:47 +000
       
  • Enhance your space for next to nothing
    • Authors: Julia Brown
      Abstract: According to BWBR Architects, in St. Paul, Minn., you can enhance a behavioral space for virtually nothing. According to BWBR Architects, in St. Paul, Minn., you can enhance a behavioral space for virtually nothing. read more
      PubDate: Wed, 20 May 2015 20:10:33 +000
       
  • NAATP leaders say it's time to ditch empty boasts of success rates
    • Authors: Gary Enos
      Abstract: A National Association of Addiction Treatment Providers (NAATP) outcomes initiative will work to collect publishable data about the true impact of substance use treatment services.   While addiction treatment facility directors have some intuitive knowledge about what works in treatment, they largely have failed to present that as valid outcome evaluation to influence policy-makers and the public. At this week?s annual conference of the National Association of Addiction Treatment Providers (NAATP) in Carlsbad, Calif., association leaders invited colleagues to join an outcomes project that seeks to present aggregate data worthy of publication in peer-reviewed journals. read more
      PubDate: Wed, 20 May 2015 14:53:39 +000
       
  • Summit names Kane as CEO
    • Authors: Julie Miller
      Abstract: Former Gosnold COO Jim Kane has joined Summit Behavioral Health in the New Jersey/Pennsylvania area. Summit Behavioral Health recently announced that Jim Kane will serve as the organization’s new CEO.  Kane has over 38 years of addiction, mental health and healthcare administrative experience. Previously, while COO at Gosnold on Cape Cod, he oversaw four inpatient treatment programs, seven outpatient centers, ambulatory medication assisted treatment, onsite school behavioral health programming and physician office based counseling services. read more
      PubDate: Tue, 19 May 2015 13:53:15 +000
       
  • Conference report: NAATP leaders seek to set example on ethics
    • Authors: Gary Enos
      Abstract: Leaders at the National Association of Addiction Treatment Providers (NAATP) clearly would prefer to shine a light on proper ethical behavior in the industry over policing ethics offenders. While acknowledging that ethical misdeeds continue to undermine consumer confidence in addiction treatment facilities, leaders in the National Association of Addiction Treatment Providers (NAATP) believe their best weapon against questionable behavior is not aggressive policing, but a steady highlighting of the ethical standards that a growing number of influential centers and chains are adopting. read more
      PubDate: Mon, 18 May 2015 14:49:40 +000
       
  • In Missouri, two nonprofits merge
    • Authors: Julie Miller
      Abstract: Alternative Opportunities and Preferred Family Healthcare together will cover a five state area with comprehensive primary care, supported living, employment services and behavioral and addiction services. Two of Missouri’s not-for-profit providers are merging: Alternative Opportunities and Preferred Family Healthcare. Together, they will cover a five state area: Arkansas, Illinois, Kansas, Missouri and Oklahoma. read more
      PubDate: Fri, 15 May 2015 20:45:52 +000
       
  • BREAKING: Addiction Campuses buys business development unit
    • Authors: Julie Miller
      Abstract: Addiction Campuses has acquired Recovery Now Network, a marketing and business development firm, that will help the organization engage more people in the decision to enter treatment. Addiction Campuses has acquired Tampa-based Recovery Now Network (RNN), a marketing and business development firm. According to Addiction Campuses CEO Brent Clements, the acquisition is part of the company’s five-year strategic plan. “We’ve committed to close or do a de novo project every six months for the next five years,” Clements tells Behavioral Healthcare. “The Recovery Now acquisition is a business development, marketing and digital play for us, so it helps us in many areas of our business.” read more
      PubDate: Fri, 15 May 2015 19:53:44 +000
       
  • BREAKING: AAC to acquire Oxford Centre
    • Authors: Julie Miller
      Abstract: American Addiction Centers has inked a deal to acquire The Oxford Centre, Inc. in Mississippi, for $35 million in cash. The purchase marks the sixth acquisition for AAC in 2015. American Addiction Centers (AAC) and its indirect subsidiary, Oxford Treatment Center, LLC, have signed an agreement to acquire The Oxford Centre, Inc. in Mississippi, for $35 million in cash, according to an announcement. The purchase marks the sixth acquisition for AAC in 2015. read more
      PubDate: Wed, 13 May 2015 15:09:14 +000
       
  • FACT FILE: Hep C infections rise with injection drug use in Appalachia
    • Authors: Julie Miller
      Abstract: CDC specifically recommends that people who inject drugs are engaged with addiction treatment and tested for hepatitis C infections. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released a new report this week outlining a concern about hepatitis C (HCV) infections in Kentucky, Tennessee, Virginia and West Virginia and the link to injection drug use (IDU). IDU is the primary risk factor for HCV infection. read more
      PubDate: Tue, 12 May 2015 17:40:01 +000
       
  • Warm handoffs serve as the first step toward accountable care
    • Authors: Julie Miller
      Abstract: The accountable approach requires integration of data and patient responsibility across the larger healthcare system continuum. As accountable care takes hold, behavioral health organizations can expect to take a more prominent—and trusted—role in health system integration. In doing so, providers and their patients are likely to reap significant benefits in some surprising ways. read more
      PubDate: Tue, 12 May 2015 15:57:52 +000
       
 
 
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