behavioral health

21st Century Cures is a step in the right direction for behavioral health
21st Century Cures is a step in the right direction for behavioral healthOften considered the social outcast of healthcare, behavioral health has long struggled to obtain legitimacy in the eyes of the general medical community. But with more than 60 million Americans effected every year from mental illness, something has to change.
How technology makes an impact on behavioral healthServices for the Underserved uses healthcare technology tools to reduce costs, increase quality.
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.