behavioral health

Fourteen things Trump needs to know about opioidsAs President Trump promises fight the opioid epidemic, here are 14 things experts want him to know.
Three ways health execs can tap into the powerful patient influencer networkHere are 3 ways that technology can tap into the powerful network of non-clinical patient influencers who will ultimately impact a patient’s healthcare decisions and behavioral changes.
Behavioral health top priority for employersWith a growing need for services, nearly nine in 10 employers cite behavioral health as an important priority in Willis Towers Watson survey.
The 15-year action gap: Children lose in long waits from recommendation to practice
How to target high-risk populations with behavioral healthHere are four of the top benefits of incorporating behavioral health management into care management plans for members with chronic conditions.
Residency training in psychosocial healthRecently, the American Board of Pediatrics (ABP) cited a critical lack of pediatric residency training for behavioral and mental health problems and proposed more education in preventing, recognizing, and managing these conditions. Here’s why any change needs to start with a hard look at what our priorities are.
Why behavioral health is the new frontier in primary care
Why behavioral health is the new frontier in primary careAdjusting to value-based models, practices seek ways of integrating mental health providers
P4P programs feasible in addiction settingsAlcohol and drug dependency treatment goals can tied to an insurer’s pay-for-performance incentive program. Here’s how.
Integrated pharmacy model improves adherence, reduces costsStudy shows that an integrated pharmacy approach with community mental health centers produces higher adherence rates and lower overall healthcare costs.
Mental healthcare becomes top priority for healthcare execsMultiple factors are moving mental healthcare to a front burner issue in managed care.